All students are required to take a standardized entrance exam to evaluate prospective students and their potential for successful program completion. Nursing and Health students admitted to UT Arlington as freshman or transfer students - are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam for their standardized admission exam to the BSN Prelicensure program. Scores must be submitted by the submission deadline for the application to be considered complete.
Deadline to Submit TEAS Scores
- Spring Applicants: June 1
- Fall Applicants: January 15
- The TEAS exam is a four-hour, computer-administered exam required for application to UT Arlington’s BSN Prelicensure programs.
- The TEAS exam is an assessment of a student’s academic preparedness for health science-related programs. Higher scores indicate greater academic preparedness.
- There are four exam sections: Reading, Math, Science, and English and Language Usage.
- UT Arlington's BSN Prelicensure program requires student meet a proficiency score in each section to be eligible to apply. Proficient scores range from 58.7%-77.3%. Test may be repeated to achieve a higher score.
- The TEAS exam can be taken every 30 days with a maximum of 3 times a year.
- If the TEAS exam is repeated, all sections must be re-taken. Submitted scores must be from the same test administration.
- Passing scores are valid for 2 years.
For more information about the three step registration process, score information, and test day procedures, please visit the UTA Testing Services webpage.