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What is the ATI TEAS?

The ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is designed to specifically assess a student’s preparedness to enter the health science field. Most likely, you’ve been asked to take the TEAS as part of your basic admissions requirements for your nursing or allied health program. That’s because studies show a consistent link between a student’s performance on the TEAS and future academic success.

The ATI TEAS exam consists of 170 questions, 20 of which are unscored pretest items. Questions are designed to test the basic academic skills you will need to perform in class in the areas of:

  • Reading
  • Math
  • Science
  • English
  • Language Usage

How to register for TEAS In-Person at an Institution:

Let’s get started.

Step 1: CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT WITH ATI TESTING.

Visit https://student.atitesting.com/CreateAccount and create an account.

Please finish all steps to create your account. You will need your account information to test on your testing day.

Step 2: SIGN-UP FOR THE TEAS (CLICK ON BUTTON BELOW).

Step 3: PAY FOR YOUR TEST!! (PLEASE READ BELOW).

Thank you for signing up to take the TEAS. Because we have a limited number of spots available for each testing date, we only reserve spots for the students who have CREATED AN ACCOUNT, REGISTERED and PAID for the TEAS. THEREFORE, YOUR TEST DATE ISN’T FINALIZED UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE ENTIRE PROCESS!

The TEAS fee is $65. Payments can only be made at the bursar's/cashier's office which is located on the 1st floor of the Delchamps building on the Bishop State Main campus. The office is open on Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm and on Friday from 8am-2pm. Cash, debit cards, credit cards, and money orders are accepted.

Once you have made your payment for the TEAS, TO COMPLETE THE PROCESS, you will email a copy of your TEAS receipt to tmullen@bishop.edu. You can also hand deliver a copy of your receipt to Mr. Mullen personally. Mr. Mullen’s office is on the second floor of the Delchamp’s Student LIfe Complex, room 202. Once Mr. Mullen has received your receipt of payment, your TEAS sign-up is complete and your test date is now SET.

If we do not receive a copy of your receipt on the day that you have paid for the test, we will not know if you have paid. This can result in you missing your scheduled test date and being pushed back to another available test date.

If you have any questions about payments, you can contact the Bursar’s/Cashier’s Office at 251-405-7025.

If you have any questions pertaining to the process, you can contact Mr. Mullen at (251) 405-7055.

Click here for the payment process for TEAS.


If you have any questions about the TEAS or this process, please contact Theodore Mullen at tmullen@bishop.edu or 251-405-7055.

** Payment Disclaimer ** Please read!!

Spots will only be available to students on a “First Paid, First Served” basis. Because we have limited spots available for each testing date, we only reserve spots for the students who have REGISTERED AND PAID for the TEAS. Due to a high volume of students who need to take the test, we remove students for non-payment every Monday, so we recommend making your payment as soon as you sign up to take the TEAS.

Please check the list weekly for openings.