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We are currently taking request for those who didn’t test during the March 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024, testing sessions. This special scheduling session will end June 30, 2024. Please contact Jeanne Butler @ 910-879-5504 to schedule your June exam.

A total of four (4) TEAS scores will be considered for admission. Applicants are eligible to take one test and submit one TEAS score for each of the following time periods:

# Period Beginning Period Ending
1 March 1, 2023 December 31, 2023
2 January 1, 2024 June 30, 2024
3 July 1, 2024 December 31, 2024
4 January 1, 2025 March 3, 2025

The next TEAS Session starts from July 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024.
Due to our special June 2024 testing, there will be no July testing session. Instead, we are opening June to individuals who did not test during testing sessions #1 or #2 listed above.  We are holding an evening session on June 18th at 4:00 pm. Please see your advisor for any further assistance with registration.

Ready to take the TEAS?

Traditional students can test in July or November, and again in early February.
Transitional students will test only in July or early November.

For those who want a comprehensive program, BCC’s Ed2Go offers TEAS PREP courses:
The TEAS Prep 1 & 2 courses will prepare you for the English and Language and/or Math and Science portions of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam. Through the hands-on lessons in this course, you will acquire the necessary skill sets that will allow you to master those sections of the exam. Plus, you will identify how to manage stress and prepare for your first clinical experiences. This course will help you develop a game plan for success on the TEAS exam.

NC LIVE has test prep materials available to students.

Students can access NC LIVE off campus by using the password unitpick, a password is not needed on campus.

For non-students, NClive is also available to North Carolina County Library card holders. Contact your local county library or go to for information on how to login.

Testing Center does offer independent (BCC proctor) and private room testing (*ATI online proctor).

For information or scheduling, please contact Jeanne Butler 910-879-5504.
* Additional charges through ATI will apply.

Before taking the ATI TEAS Test, students must first:

  1. Review the BCC Nursing Admissions Checklist to ensure they meet criteria.
  2. Create a “TEAS Student Account” at the  ATI TEAS Website and, on the day of the test, know your username and password that was created.
  3. You will need to complete the BCC online Registration Form to reserve a testing date.

ON THE DAY OF THE TEST, students must:

  1. Report to Bldg. 8, Room 2.
  2. Bring a PICTURE ID & Credit or Debit Card to pay the $70.00 testing fee online.

The ATI TEAS exam contains multiple-choice questions in four section:

  1. READING: 45 questions 55 minutes
  2. MATH: 38 questions 57 minutes
  3. SCIENCE: 50 questions 60 minutes
  4. ENGLISH: 37 questions 37 minutes

TOTAL Questions: 170 questions – 209 minutes


Hey future nurses! Looking to crush the TEAS test? Check out Nurse Cheung’s resources!

Nurse Cheung has created a website that’s a goldmine for TEAS prep. It’s like having a personal tutor who understands exactly what’s on the test. She breaks down each subject area into clear subcategories, just like the actual TEAS, and even has tons of free video tutorials to walk you through everything. Plus, her teaching style is engaging and easy to follow, so studying won’t feel like a chore.



Both TEAS Online Practice Assessments contain 150 questions similar to what students will see on the TEAS Test.  They are internet based and can be taken twice.