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Test of Essential Academic Skills

The TEASTM was developed to measure basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage. These entry level skills were deemed important for nursing program applicants by a panel of nursing program curriculum experts.

The TEASTM is a 170-item, four-option, multiple-choice assessment.  Students may take this exam a maximum of three times per year, and must wait two weeks between tests to retest. A list of available test dates will show when you begin the register online process.

Content Area Number of Test Items     Minutes Allotted   
Reading 48 58
Mathematics 34 51
Science 54 66
English and Language Usage     34 34
Total 170 209


Click here to Register Online.  The $53 fee is not refundable.

What you must bring with you to the exam:

Your email admission ticket.

Photo ID.

Department Examns


Contact Us

  • Department of Testing Services
  • 100 N. University Drive 
  • Thatcher Hall RM 307
  • Edmond, OK 73034
  • Phone: (405) 974.2388
  • Email: testingservices@uco.edu

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