The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is a requirement for all applicants entering the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program here at Southwestern OK State Univ. It consists of about 170 questions in about 3 1/2 hours (subject to change). The fee to take the test is $70 (subject to change). This is an online exam by Assessment Technologies Institute that assesses your abilities in the following essential areas:
Reading – paragraph and passage comprehension and informational source comprehension
Math – numbers and operations, algebraic applications, data interpretation, and measurement
Science – human body science, life science, earth and physical science, and scientific reasoning
English and Language Usage – grammar and word meanings in context, spelling and punctuation, and structure
You should do your best on all four subject areas!
A calculator is allowed on this test. A study guide may be purchased at the following website:
If you choose to take the TEAS at another institution,
scores must be normed with Bachelor's of Nursing programs
rather than Associate Degree programs or Practical Nursing programs. Please check to make sure that this is the case.
You are allowed to take the TEAS up to three times in a year's time starting at your first test date.
There is a two- week waiting period between testing.
The TEAS is administered at 1:00 p.m. (door opens at 12:45 p.m.) at the SWOSU Assessment Center, 1001 N. 7th St. in Weatherford (enter through the front doors of the University Press Building), on the following dates (subject to change):
If a test date is full, please choose another date, or feel free to call 580- 774-7184 to check for cancellations
Or, go to the following link to register to test on the Sayre Campus:
TEAS Online Registration_Sayre Campus
For online registration,
your $70 payment and six-digit Receipt Number is required.
Payment should be made by credit card by calling the SWOSU Business Office at 580-774-3019 with your credit card information. A non-refundable 2.75% merchant fee will be added for all credit card payments.
Please ask for the six- digit Receipt Number, which you will need to complete this online registration.
The actual receipt will be mailed upon request.
You may also choose to make your $70 payment in person at the SWOSU Business Office.
Seating is limited.
$70 for each test
There is NO REFUND for your $70 payment, unless it is cancelled with at least 24 hours' notice (during regular business hours) before the appointment.
Rescheduling with less than 24 hours' notice before the original appointment will require an additional $70 payment.
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