General Scope and Structure of the new ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), Version 6
***All Health Science students - regardless of which Health Science program they are applying for - MUST select "TEAS for Nursing" when registering to take the TEAS.***
The ATI TEAS is a timed computer-based multiple-choice assessment used by the Health Sciences Institute and Center at Montgomery College to evaluate the academic preparedness of entry-level health sciences students in:
- Reading Comprehension
- English and Language Usage
Montgomery College administers the ATI TEAS. The ATI TEAS consists of four content areas that have corresponding sub-content areas.
*There are a total of 170 multiple-choice questions. Test-takers are allotted 209 minutes (approximately 3 hours and 29 minutes) to complete the exam.
53 questions; 64 minutes
36 questions; 54 minutes
- Key ideas and details
- Craft and structure
- Integration of knowledge and ideas
- Number and algebra
- Measurement and data
*Please be advised that a calculator is embedded in the Math Section.
English and Language Usage
53 questions; 63 minutes
28 questions; 28 minutes
- Human anatomy and physiology
- Life and physical sciences
- Scientific reasoning
- Conventions of standard English
- Knowledge of language
- Vocabulary acquisition
*Although there are 170 questions, Assessment Technologies Institute (the company that created the ATI TEAS) only scores150 questions. The additional 20 questions are un-scored pretest items.