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TEAS

Test of Essential Academic Skills

The TEAS® assessment is necessary for entrance into the Davenport University BSN and LPN nursing programs and is only offered to DU students at the Grand Rapids, Lansing, Midland and Warren campuses. It covers the following academic skill areas:

  • Reading – paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions (40 items, 50 minutes)
  • Math – whole numbers, metric conversion, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion (45 items, 56 minutes)
  • Science –science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles, and general science (30 items, 38 minutes)
  • English and Language Usage – punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling (55 items, 65 minutes)

ESSENTIAL STEPS

1. Create an account for the TEAS®  exam through ATI (see instructions).

2. Reserve your spot by selecting a date when you register and pay online with U-Market (see dates & times by location below)

3. Read the TEAS®  Information below for instructions for test day, what you can bring into the test and how you will receive your scores.

Version:

Davenport University offers the TEAS®  V (Version 5) for all applicants regardless of the nursing program to which you are applying.  Go to www.atitesting.com to learn more about the exam.

Registration Instructions and Test Dates for 2014-2015 Academic Year:

Grand Rapids

  • Registration is available for DU students only through U-Market. $60.00
  • Testing is held in room 330 (except for the exceptions by the dates below) at 6191 Kraft Ave., Grand Rapids.
    • 09/19/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 09/20/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 10/17/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/18/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 10/24/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/25/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
    • 10/31/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lansing

  • Registration is available for DU students only through U-Market. $60.00
  • Testing is held in room 605C at 200 S. Grand Ave., Lansing
    • 09/19/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 09/20/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 10/17/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/18/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 10/24/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/25/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
    • 10/31/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Midland

  • Registration is available for DU students only through U-Market. $60.00
  • Testing is held in room 108 at Midland at 3555 E. Patrick Road, Midland.
    • 09/19/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 09/26/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/17/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/24/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/31/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Warren

  • Registration is available for DU students only through U-Market. $60.00
  • Testing is held in room 201C at 27650 Dequindre Road, Warren
    • 09/19/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 09/20/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 10/17/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/18/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 10/24/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • 10/25/14 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
    • 10/31/14 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost:

The TEAS®  V entrance exam is $60.

Refunds:

There will be no refunds for the TEAS® .

Test Duration:

Please allow 4 hours for check in, taking the exam, and optional rest periods. 

Retake Rule:

You may take the TEAS®  as many times as you wish.

ID on day of Testing:

When you come to take your test, you must bring:

  • your ATI login ID and password
  • your Davenport ID #
  • a government issued ID with photo, signature, and permanent address (such as a driver’s license)

Testing Center Rules:

Prohibited Items - 

You may not bring a calculator or use one on the exam.

Score Results:

  • Your scores are available immediately after the examination.
  • Passing score - Davenport University will enter your TEAS® score into your application materials. There is no “passing” score. Rather, your score will be compared to other nursing program applicants and is an important factor in the application review.  

Accommodations:

You MUST have documentation on file with Davenport University's Student Access Department in order to receive accommodations. 

Study Resources:

ATI’s online store has three products, the TEAS®  V (Version 5) Study Manual, a TEAS® Online Practice Assessment, and a combination package available to guide your review and provide feedback about your study progress. The above can be purchased at the ATI website, www.atitesting.com.  The materials are optional and not required to take the TEAS. However, review of the study manual is strongly recommended. Cost is $60.00

Still have Questions?

For scheduling questions,  ADA accommodations request, contact Cara Junghans, Director of Testing Svcs,

616-554-5615, cjunghans@davenport.edu

Test questions? Please contact the TEAS®  administrator: Judith.Potyraj@davenport.edu or 616-871-6157.