During our remote operations through the end of Fall 2020, we will be offering placement tests online. Your testing appointment will require you have computer access with Wi-Fi.
Please remember that placement testing is intended you to help us accurately assess your skills so that we can recommend a class placement at which you are most likely to succeed. Plan on completing each test (one in math, one in English) on your own, in about a four-hour timeframe.
The TEAS test is used is the admissions process for the Dental Hygiene and Nursing programs at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. This computerized test is designed to measure your skills in Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage. These skills are essential in your academic success in health occupation programs including Nursing and Dental Hygiene.
Accommodated testing is available for students with documented disabilities. If you need accommodated testing, please contact the Disability Support Services office.
The TEAS contains four subtests. All subtests contain multiple-choice items with one correct answer.
Students are highly encouraged to study for the TEAS test prior to taking it due to the competitive nature of the programs most students are taking the TEAS in preparation for.
Students are recommended to look into:
Composite scores are computed in each of these four areas. Sixteen subscores are also generated to assess specific content mastery.
|Content Area||Number of Questions||Time Allowed|
|English and Language Usage||34||34 minutes|
|Total||209 minutes (3 hours, 29 minutes)|
You will receive one copy of your test results immediately after the exam. An official copy of your scores will be submitted to LWTech admissions office at no additional charge. You may view your test results by logging in to the ATI website.
An official copy of your scores will be submitted to the LWTech admissions office at no additional charge if you selected LWTech when obtaining your user name and password from ATI. You may view your test results by logging in to the ATI website and clicking on the results tab at the top of the page.
All testing materials are provided. You are not allowed to use a calculator, dictionary, or any other personal items for this exam. All personal belongings, including cell phones, must be stored in the lockers outside W204 prior to testing.
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If you live outside of Washington state or the regional area, you may arrange to take the TEAS test remotely at another college testing center.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology allows students to re-take the TEAS test once per 365 days, after a minimum 30 day wait period.*
Students are responsible for keeping track of when they may re-test and schedule the testing appointment appropriately.
*Scores from LWTech or any other institution must adhere to the above re-test procedure to be considered valid for LWTech admissions requirements and prerequisites.
To send your TEAS results to another college, you may order an electronic transcript at ATI Testing. A $27.00 fee is required by ATI.
To transmit your TEAS results to LWTech, you may order an electronic transcript at ATI Testing. A $20.00 fee is required by ATI.
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