TEAS Process (Required)

About the Test for Academic Skills (TEAS)

The TEAS measures your reading comprehension, English skills (such as grammar and punctuation), basic math skills, and science knowledge.

For any questions or further information regarding the TEAS, contact the Nursing Department at 316.322.3140 or 316.733.3140 from the Wichita Metro area.  

Registration & Fees

A non-refundable registration fee of $75 must be sent via check or money order payable to Butler Community College and mailed along with the TEAS application to:

Butler Nursing Department
901 S. Haverhill Rd.
El Dorado, KS 60742

Applicants are responsible for the exam fee which must be paid at the time of test registration.

No telephone registrations for the TEAS will be accepted. A reservation will not be taken without the $75 registration fee or completed application form.

The exam fee is non-refundable. Applicants who do not show up on the date of their schedule exam will be required to pay the registration fee again when rescheduling exam date.

If an applicant wants to apply a TEAS score from another institution, the student must request the scores from the ATI website. There will be a charge for this.

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Test Preparation

A study guide is available in the Bookstore on both the El Dorado and Andover campuses as well as at the L.W. Nixon Library located in the 600 Building on the El Dorado campus. Students may also purchase the TEAS study guide at the ATI Nursing Education website.

On the Day of the Exam

  • The student must bring a photo ID to be admitted to the testing lab.
  • Please arrive in 15 minutes early for the test. Late applicants will not be admitted.
  • A four-function calculator will be available for you on the math exam.
  • Bring two pencils to the test. Scratch paper will be provided.
  • Cell phones and smart watches must be turned off while in the testing area.

Test Results

Test results will be given to the student at the completion of their test. A copy of the test score will be attached to the student's application and placed in their file.

A minimum score of the following on the teas test is required to be considered for the program.

Total Score-65.6

Reading Score-72.4


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Re-Taking the TEAS

The TEAS test may be repeated three times per year with a total of seven times until ATI changes the version of the test, with the best composite score used. It is the student’s discretion as to when they choose to take the exam.

You may take it before, during or at the completion of prerequisites.

The student will be required to submit a new teas registration to schedule a retake of the TEAS test. The student will be required to pay the $75 at the time of rescheduling.

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The following are the teas test available for the fall 2021 nursing program. The testing will be done on the El Dorado campus in the 1500 building room 236.

To register for the test please pay online here  and pay the $75.


Tuesday January 12th 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday February 9th 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday March 9th 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday March 24th 12:00 p.m.

Friday March 26th 9:00 a.m.

Monday March 29th 12:00 p.m.

Monday April 5th 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday April 7th 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday April 14th 12:00 p.m.

Friday April 16th 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday April 20th 9:00 a.m.

Thursday April 22th 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday April 28th 9:00 a.m.

Monday May 3rd 12:00 p.m.

Monday May 17th 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 18th 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday May 19th 12:00 p.m.








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