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TEAS VI Preparation and Registration Guidelines

Students applying for admission to the associate degree Nursing Program are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills VI (TEAS® VI).  Students will be notified individually once it has been determined they are required to take the exam.  As soon as you receive notification the exam is required, please proceed with the steps below, do not wait for the February 1 deadline to schedule the exam.
The TEAS® VI is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage. Each of the four sections is timed for a total of 209 minutes. Content and sub content areas are divided in the following manner: 

Reading (40 questions, 50 minutes) – Includes questions regarding paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions. 

Math (45 items, 56 minutes) – Includes questions regarding whole numbers, metric conversions, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion.  *Please be aware that calculators are NOT allowed* 

Science (30 items, 38 minutes) – Includes questions regarding science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles, and general science.
English and Language Usage (55 items, 65 minutes) – Includes questions regarding punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling. 

How can I prepare for the TEAS® VI? 
The TEAS® VI is a crucial component in your nursing application. Therefore, you should prepare thoroughly for the exam. We strongly encourage applicants to utilize a combination of study guides and the on-line practice assessment which are available through ATI.

Additionally, you may be interested in renting a study guide to prepare for the TEAS VI exam by accessing this link through Barnes & Noble: Study Guide Rental Resource

***You will be required to create an account at prior to your test date.  To create an account follow the steps listed below:

How to Create an Account
Click on the “Create an Account” link under Username and Password
Fill in all of the blue highlighted information
Make sure to choose the appropriate school as your Institution (Clinton CC NY)
Click on the “Register” tab in the lower right hand corner
Congrats! You have now created an account

For a schedule of available TEAS® VI test dates and to complete the required registration for the exam, please click here.

Proof of Identification is required at the time you take the test. 
Please be sure to bring photo ID with you on the day of the test.