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TEAS Test

Use the resources in this guide to help you prepare for the TEAS test.

Pitt CC TEAS Info

TEAS Test: DNA strands floating in the background

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) by Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) is required to apply to PCC’s Associate Degree Nursing, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Sonography, Cardiovascular Sonography, and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs.

What is on the TEAS?

The TEAS Reading test section measures and tests your ability to comprehend some reading passages that contain multiple paragraphs and also to interpret labels, maps, graphs, charts, directions, and measurement tools.

The three subsections for the TEAS reading section and the number of scored questions for this section are:

  • Key Ideas and Details: 22 scored questions
  • Craft and Structure: 14 scored questions
  • The Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: 11 scored questions

The TEAS mathematics test section measures and tests your ability to use algebra, to measure, to interpret data, and to perform various mathematical operations using numbers.

The two subsections for the TEAS mathematics section and the number of scored questions for this section are:

  • Numbers and Algebra: 23 scored questions
  • Measurement and Data: 9 scored questions

The TEAS science test section measures and tests your knowledge of life sciences, physical science, earth science, scientific reasoning, and the human body.

The three subsections for the TEAS science section and the number of scored questions for this section are:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology: 32 scored questions
  • Life and Physical Sciences: 8 scored questions
  • Scientific Reasoning: 7 scored questions

The TEAS English and Language Usage test section measures and tests your knowledge spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and contextual words.

The three subsections for the TEAS English and Language Usage test section are:

  • Conventions of Standard English: 9 scored questions
  • Knowledge of Language: 9 scored questions
  • Vocabulary Acquisition: 6 scored questions