The ATI TEAS, or Test of Essential Academic Skills, is designed specifically to assess a student's preparedness entering the health science fields. The ATI TEAS is a required part of the application to Health Sciences programs, including the Nursing and Medical Imaging programs at Bunker Hill.
- For more information, including required scores and retest policies please visit the selective admissions program webpage to view specific admissions requirements for the program to which you are applying.
- Bunker Hill’s TEAS sessions are open to both BHCC students and non-students.
- TEAS is offered remotely and on campus.
- Please review the remote testing requirements carefully before registering for an exam.
How to register for BHCC TEAS sessions
- Go to atitesting.com.
- Go to the Online Store.
- Select Register for TEAS.
- Select In-Person or Remote Online.
For Remote Online:
Select TEAS PROCTOR-PROGRAM TYPE. Choices are
- ATI Remote Proctor-Nursing
- ATI Remote Proctor-Allied Health
- Institution Remote Proctor-Nursing
- Institution Remote Proctor-Allied Health
To find sessions proctored by BHCC, select Institution Remote Proctor then select state (MA) and institution (Bunker Hill CC) and a date range.
BHCC online test sessions use Respondus Lockdown Browser.
View technical requirements for Respondus
- Select Program Type--TEAS for Nursing Students or TEAS for Allied Health*
- Search by school name or location.
Please note: ATI does not reschedule or refund TEAS registrations without a documented emergency. Once an exam date has been purchased, it is final. Please make sure that you are familiar with the application deadline for the programs to which you are applying.
Cost of TEAS test at BHCC: $107
Test Takers With Accommodations
Requests for accommodated testing should be submitted at least two weeks prior to your desired test date. We recommend that you contact the Assessment Center to arrange accommodations before you schedule your TEAS test. Email email@example.com for assistance.
The ATI TEAS test is comprised of 170 questions that are formatted as both multiple-choice items with 4 answer options and alternate-type items. This includes 150 scored questions and 20 unscored pretest questions. Students have 209 minutes (3 hours and 29 minutes) to complete the exam.
For students testing on or after June 3, 2022 (ATI TEAS, Version 7), the number of questions in each content section and subsection are as follows:
Number of Questions
English and Language Usage
*An on-screen calculator is available for some questions. Hand-held calculators are not permitted without an official testing accommodation.
ATI, the official provider of prep for the exam, recommends that you allow yourself at least six weeks to prepare for the exam.
BHCC offers TEAS prep courses through the Community Education Department.
ATI also sells a variety of prep resources available to help you study for the test, including practice tests.
Remote (at-home) testing
What software is required for remote (at home) testing?
BHCC online test sessions use Respondus Lockdown Browser. View the technical requirements for Respondus
Note: ATI does not consider technical issues on the tester’s computer or Internet to be a valid reason for a refund or free reschedule exception. Please make sure all technical requirements are met before the start time of the assessment and use the Dry-Run assessment if necessary to test your system.
What are the room requirements for a remote (at-home) TEAS exam?
- Approach your online exam like you would any in-person exam on campus.
- Complete your Dry Run to ensure all of your hardware, the lockdown browser, and your internet connection is working properly before your actual test day. Note: ATI does not consider technical issues on the tester’s computer or Internet to be a valid reason for a refund or free reschedule exception. Please make sure all technical requirements are met before the start time of the assessment and use the Dry-Run assessment if necessary to test your system.
- Be sure to take the dry run in the same location where you plan to take the proctored version of the TEAS Exam.
- Try sitting at a kitchen, coffee, or dining table with suitable natural or artificial light and a blank wall behind you.
- If your camera is having trouble picking up your image, it is likely a lighting or a background issue.
- Any non-testing accessories (tissue, drink, etc.) or objects other than scratch paper should not be present in the testing area unless necessary. Any use of these accessories may be reported as an irregularity.
- For more information about scratch paper, click here.
- For more information on room requirements click here.
Are bathroom breaks allowed during the remote (at-home) exam?
You may take an optional 10-minute bathroom break upon completion of the math section of the TEAS. At that time, you may not access any personal items including cell phones, notes, manuals, etc. Any excessive time taken away from your seat will result in a flag and may result in a formal review of your exam.
Do I need to have my own calculator?
A drop-down calculator is built into the exam and can be used throughout the entire TEAS exam. A personal calculator is not allowed during the TEAS exam.
Reports and Transcripts
When will I get my results?
Upon completion of the ATI TEAS test, your test will be scored immediately, allowing you to view your ATI TEAS score report under the MY RESULTS tab in your ATI Account.
How do I send my TEAS transcript?
TEAS Online at Institution Exams: Your transcript is automatically sent to the school/location that is administering your TEAS exam. Transcripts are sent electronically to this school/testing center within 2 hours of completion of the TEAS exam. If you are applying to more than one school, you will need to purchase additional transcripts or transcript credits for those submissions. Additional transcripts are $27.00. Click here for additional information.