Acceptance to the program is based on the top 30 qualified applicants.
A qualified applicant is one who has an ATI TEAS composite score of 65% or higher or a composite score with additional qualifying points to equal 65% or higher.
The ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS) is a computer-based assessment required for admission into the Vocational Nursing Program. It is a 170 items, four-option, and multiple choice assessments.
It measures basic skills in the following sections:
Testing time is approximately 3½ hours in length.
The prospective qualified applicant must score a minimum on the following sections of the ATI TEAS test:
You may purchase the study manual, ATI TEAS Study Manual 6th Edition from the TEAS website: http://www.atitesting.com/ati_store/TEAS-Products.aspx
ATI TEAS COMPOSITE SCORE FORMULA:
(Composite scores are calculated using the combined highest ATI TEAS section scores.)
Reading (score x 30%) + Math (score x 30%) + English (score x 30%) + Science (score x 10%) = Composite Score
Applicants can receive qualifying additional points to their ATI TEAS composite score. The additional point system is as follows:
Example of composite including qualifying additional points:
An applicant with a composite ATI TEAS score of 63% including 2 qualifying additional points would have a calculated score of 65 and would be considered a qualified applicant.