The TEAS at a Glance

What is the TEAS?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills is used to determine how prepared you are to enter a health science field.

What does the TEAS cover?

The TEAS is comprised of 170 multiple-choice questions and broken into four (4) sections, each with a different time limit and number of questions:

Reading

Reading

53 questions
64 minutes

Math

Math

36 questions
54 minutes

Science

Science

53 questions
63 minutes

English & Language Usage

English & Language Usage

28 questions
28 minutes

Q: What is the biggest mistake people make on the TEAS?

A: Thinking they will not need to prep for the TEAS, which could not be further from the truth.

Q: When should I start studying for the TEAS?

A: It is best you give yourself six (6) weeks to prepare for the TEAS.

Q: If I do not pass the TEAS, can I retake it?

A: You can retake the TEAS up to three (3) times.

Q: What score do you need for admittance into Mercer's ABSN track?

A: 76%