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Admission Assessment Exam
Test of Essential Skills Test (TEAS)

About the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
Exam Dates, Time, and Location
Registration and Fees
Test Preparation
Date of the Test
Test Results
Retakes of the TEAS Test
Contact Information

About the TEAS Test
  • The Test for Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) measures your reading comprehension, English skills (such as grammar and punctuation), the rate at which you read, basic math skills, and science knowledge.
  • The T.E.A.S. test is required for admission into the Butler Department of Nursing Program.
  • This test will be completed on the computer and will take approximately 3 hours.

  All TEAS tests will be given on the Butler of El Dorado campus.
Exam Dates, Time, and Location
Test Dates for Spring 2015 selection

Wednesday, July 23, 2014-12:00 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014-9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014-12:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014-9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014-12:00 p.m.
Friday, August 8, 2014-9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014-9:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 14, 2014-12:00 p.m.
Monday, September 8, 2014-12:00 p.m.
Friday, September 12, 2014-9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014-9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014-12:00 p.m.

  **If you are taking the TEAS Test at another location it must be TEAS Test V and must be sent to Butler Nursing Department through ATI testing. You will only be allowed to take the TEAS test two times. We will NOT accept any mailed, faxed or hand carried TEAS test or TEAS Test version 3.0 or 4.0. If you have already taken the TEAS test and it is version 3.0 or 4.0 you must retake the test. The study guide for TEAS Test V is available at www.atitesting.com
  The TEAS Tests will be given in the Connell Nursing Technology Center room
15-236A in the 1500 building on the Butler of El Dorado campus.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before test time.

Registration and Fees
  • Students must have an application to the Butler Nursing Department on file when registering for the test. It can be submitted at the same time the student registers for the TEAS Test.
  • The application form for the TEAS test can be obtained by clicking here PDF Document or here Word Document .
  • Registrations are recorded on a first come, first serve basis. Once that date is full, no further applications for that date can be taken. Testing space tends to fill up quickly.
  • The registration fee is $50. Send a check or money order, payable to Butler Nursing to:
    Department of Nursing
    Butler Community College
    901 S Haverhill Road
    El Dorado, KS 67042
  • The applicant is responsible for the registration fee, which must be paid at the time of registration.
  • The registration fee is non refundable. Applicants who cancel or do not show up the date of the exam will be required to complete another registration form and pay the full registration fee when rescheduling.
  • The exam must be taken in time to document the score with the nursing office prior to the application cut off dates of May 20 for August admission and September 20 for January admission.
  • The admission assessment exam must be taken within the last five years of the date of application to the nursing department.
  • If the exam administrator is other than Butler, the applicant must request the exam results sent to the Butler Nursing Department by the testing company. Butler will not accept hand carried, faxed or mailed exam results from the applicant.

Test Preparation
  • A study guide is available in the Butler Bookstore in El Dorado and Andover campuses and in the Nixon Library on the Butler El Dorado campus.
  • Study guides may also be purchased from the Assessment Technologies Institute at www.atitesting.com

Date of the Test
  • The student must bring a picture ID to be admitted into the testing lab. Students will not be allowed to take the test without photo identification.
  • Please arrive at the Connell Nursing Technology Center, 15-236 at least 15 minutes before the starting time. Late applicants will not be admitted once the test has started.
  • Use of calculators will not be allowed during the test.
  • Bring two pencils to the test. Paper will be provided.
  • Pagers and cell phones will not be allowed in the testing area.

Test Results
  • Test results will be given to the student at the completion of the test. A copy of the test score will be attached to the student's application to the Butler Department of Nursing.

Retakes of the TEAS Test
  • The TEAS Test may be repeated only one time, with the best composite score used for the selective admission formula. It is the student's discretion as to when they choose to take the exam; before, during or following prerequisite courses
  • The student will be required to complete another registration form and pay the full registration fee when rescheduling retakes.

Contact Information

For further information,

Contact the Department of Nursing at: ksmith@butlercc.edu
316-322-3140 or 733-3140 from Wichita

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Last Updated: July 10, 2014