TEAS Process (Required) | Butler Community College

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 paid via Butler Marketplace or through Butler Accounts Receivable.

The teas test can be taken at the ElDorado testing center. You must provide a photo ID and a receipt of payment. 

To schedule a test please email testing@butlercc.edu or call 316-322-3223.

If you are requesting special accommodations you will need to contact Disabilities Services at 316-322-3166.

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.
  • 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 current teas test is required to be considered for the program.

Total Score-65.6

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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 retake the second exam, at least 30 days must be taken between the second and third attempt to allow for adequate preparation time.

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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To pay for the teas test you can go to accounts receivable or click on the link below.


To schedule the test please email testing@butlercc.edu or call the El Dorado testing center at 316-322-3223

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