Nursing program and TEAS exam Questions

Q: Do I have to be accepted to Wesleyan prior to applying to the Nursing program? 

A: The Nursing application is a single application process.

Q: Can I take Nursing classes in the evening? 

A: No. Once you enter the Nursing program, students must be prepared to attend classes, labs & clinicals during primarily daytime hours for four semesters. Some clinical hours may require evening and weekend attendance.

Q: Are Nursing students required to live on campus? 

A: Nursing students will follow the same housing requirements as all Wesleyan students.

Q: Are Nursing students eligible for financial aid? 

A: Most nursing students are eligible for financial aid. Communicate with a financial aid counselor about specifics by emailing

Q: Are there additional Nursing fees? 

A: Yes. A $200 deposit is required to reserve your cohort acceptance seat. This fee is applied to your first semester nursing fees. Each semester you are in the program you will be charged a $1000 nursing fee. You will also incur additional costs for the background and urine screening, any updated immunizations required, at least one set of program approved scrubs, Wesleyan Nursing patches, leather shoes, watch with a second-hand, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and penlight. 

Q: Does Wesleyan offer LPN courses or an RN to BSN bridge program? 

A: No, not at this time. Wesleyan offers a BSN program which prepares nurses to perform in most medical environments and have additional preparation and training for jobs that include administration, leadership, management, and research.



Q: What is the TEAS?

A: It is a pre-admission exam for the BSN program which is administered and scored by a computer.

Q: Do I receive information about the test after I submit my TEAS reservation fee?

A: You will receive a confirmation email from the Nursing Office within 5 business days of your reservation.

Q: How long is the test?

A: A total of 209 minutes will be allotted for the exam. The exam must be completed in one sitting. Students will not be able to complete the exam on another day.

Q: What sections of the TEAS does Wesleyan College require?

A: Wesleyan College requires students to take four sections of the TEAS. 
- Reading, Math, Science, English

Q: What is the test format of the TEAS?

A: The TEAS is a computer based test only.

Q: Can I use a calculator on the TEAS?

A: Yes. The TEAS has a calculator available inside the test platform for students to use. Handheld calculators are not permitted.

Q: How many questions are there on the TEAS?

A: Approximately 170

Q: Where can I get additional information about the TEAS?

A: More information about the test is available on the vendor’s website at

Q: When will I receive my test results?

A: You can view your test scores at the conclusion of your testing session.

Q: How do I request reasonable test accommodations for the TEAS?

A: Contact the Director of Disability and Advocacy Resources (Jill Amos, a minimum of three weeks before your testing date to request accommodations. The request needs to be made after you’ve made your appointment for testing.

Q: Is there a recommended study guide for the TEAS?

A: Yes.

Q: When is the test offered at Wesleyan College?

A: You may view test dates for your specific Admission Cycle of interest online:

Q: Do I have to take the TEAS at Wesleyan?

A: No, you can take the TEAS at any of the testing locations, it must be the latest version.

Q: How long are the TEAS scores valid?

A: The TEAS scores are valid for one calendar year. 

Q: I have already taken the TEAS test at another location, how do I send my score report?

A: You can send your scores from your ATI Testing account or by visiting this link: 

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