The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) test is an online exam given to students entering LFCC's nursing programs. This four-option multiple-choice test includes 170 total questions on Reading, Mathematics, Science and English and Language Usage. Calculators may NOT be used for the test.
This test is available at both campuses and the Luray-Page County Center to for LFCC Nursing applicants only. Available test dates will be posted mid-November through mid-March. Seating is limited LFCC nursing applicants only and registration for available test dates is required.
Test candidates requesting to take the TEAS® test for another college's program must work with their college's Health Professions representative and the testing center. An additional proctor fee of $15 per hour will apply to non-LFCC test candidates.
Official TEAS® transcripts may be submitted from a non-LFCC testing center. To order transcripts, visit www.atitesting.com. For transcripts to be considered, transcripts must meet the LFCC Nursing program TEAS® testing requirements.
Before registering for the TEAS® test date, please review the following Nursing admissions requirements to see if you are ready to take the test.
The following admissions requirements must be completed by the fall semester prior to the application deadline:
- Online Application for admissions to LFCC
- Virginia Placement Test in English and Math.
- All required developmental coursework completed
- High school diploma or equivalent
- High school chemistry or CHM 110 or CHM 101 with a minimum grade of C
- High school biology or BIO 101 with a minimum grade of C
- High school algebra or MTH 158 or higher with a minimum grade of C
- Completed and passed ITE 115 or LFCC's computer competency (IC3) test
- Minimum grade point average of 2.5
Current information may be obtained from the Division of Science and Health Professions or the LFCC Web site. All nursing applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a Nursing Application Information Sessions in order to receive the most up to date information.
Study guides are available for check-out in the Paul Wolk Library, on the Middletown Campus and the Bob G. Sowder Library, on the Fauquier Campus. Online information is located at:
LFCC Nursing applicants may retake the test once during the application cycle and after a 30-day waiting period after their initial attempt.