The Test of Essential Academic Skills, or TEAS, is an entrance examination for incoming Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing students. To be considered for either program, you must pass the TEAS test with a score of at least 50 percent, and you must meet the minumim ACT score prior to taking the TEAS. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure this requirement has been met. Applicants may register to take the TEAS exam with the Allied Health administrative assistant. The cost of testing must be paid when you register. Entrance tests may be re-taken once in order to achieve a higher score.