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TEAS Policies and Procedures/Retake Policies


On August 31, 2016, a new version of TEAS (Version 6)  replaced the current TEAS Version V. The required scores remain the same: Reading = 70% and Total Score = 66%.

***The next TEAS testing session at Montgomery College will begin the first week of January 2019 and will run through March 31, 2019. Registration at is expected to be available in December 2018.

***The second TEAS testing session at Montgomery College will begin at the end of May 2019 and will run through July 31, 2019. Information regarding registration will be available at a later date.



  1. Applicants must take the TEAS in order to be considered for admission to the Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapy, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs. ***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.***
  2. In order to take the TEAS at Montgomery College, an applicant must be admitted as an active Montgomery College student. If an applicant has not applied to the College, they must do so before setting up a testing appointment. A student MC Identification number is required to complete ATI registration.
  3. The updated version of the TEAS test began on August 31, 2016. TEAS V results will be valid for 24 months from test date. 

    4. If students take the TEAS at an alternative location and are interested in applying to Health Sciences programs at Montgomery College, they must contact ATI to have his or her scores included in the application   packet submitted to the Office of Admissions.



    Students must register for the TEAS through the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) website (

    1. Prior to registering for the exam, students should review Montgomery College’s Assessment Centers’ testing policies and procedures:
    2. At the time of registration, students pay for the exam at
    3. Students must provide proof of identity with a picture form of identification; either government issued or Montgomery College ID.

        4. Applicants must register for testing no later than 24 hours in advance of their desired test date by going to and paying the non-refundable testing fee.  

            a.  An ATI account must then be created by using your assigned “MyMC” ID login as the “ATI User Name.” 

            b.  If an applicant has an existing ATI account with a different name, he/she must edit the profile by making the necessary changes.

            c.  If you cannot test on the day that you registered for the exam, you must re-register.

            d. ATI's registration fees are non-refundable.

        5. DSS students must contact DSS office for authorized accommodations prior to scheduling a test date:

           Germantown Campus: 240-567-7770   

           Rockville Campus: 240-567-5058

           Takoma Park/ Silver Spring Campus: 240-567-1480




    1. The retest policies are applicable for all students testing at the Montgomery College Assessment Centers.
    2. Students may only take the TEAS twice during a twelve (12) month period, starting with the first attempt.
    3. After the first attempt, students must wait 30 days before they can retake the exam.
    4. It is recommended that students schedule an appointment with the TEAS coordinator for academic support prior to making a second attempt at the exam.  Appointments can be scheduled by emailing:
    5. Students must provide proof of identity with a picture form of identification; either government issued or Montgomery College ID.  Failure to produce appropriate ID can result in student being denied opportunity to test, and registration fee will not be refunded.  
    6. TEAS results are valid for 24 months from test date.
    7. Students will receive their TEAS score report immediately following the completion of the exam (computer test only).
    8. Students will receive a copy of the retest policy immediately following completion of the exam.



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