Due to COVID-19, the TEAS exam for the Fall 2020 Basic Nursing Program application is not required.  The TEAS exam will be required for future admissions.

When TEAS testing at SCF resumes, that information will be posted on this web page.

At SCF, we continue to take every precaution for the wellbeing and safety of all our students, faculty and staff in alignment with the recommendations of the CDC, DOH, and local and state authorities. 

Our team continues to meet regularly to assess and communicate recommendations from the CDC, DOH, the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida College System (FCS), local and state authorities. 

The guidance we give you today may be changed by a state or federal mandate hours or days later. We will do our best to keep you up to date on the latest guidance and informed about how our program will operate.


ATI TEAS Exam (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is a nursing entrance exam and is an admission requirement that must be met before applying to SCF's A.S. Nursing Program. 

SCF offers TEAS testing for SCF students only.  

TEAS deadline dates are subject to change.  If you took the TEAS exam at another institution, your official TEAS transcripts must be received by SCF's Office of the Registrar by the following dates to be considered for the program:

  • TEAS exam deadline for Basic Program for Fall 2020 - Waived due to COVID-19
  • TEAS exam deadline for Basic Program for Spring 2021 is August 31, 2020
  • TEAS exam deadline for LPN-RN Transition Program for Spring 2021 is August 31, 2020

Exam Registration

TEAS exam dates are limited at the SCF testing centers. Testing seats are also limited so register early.

  1. Visit the ATI Testing website to create an account, view exam dates/times offered at SCF, and to register and pay for your TEAS exam.
  2. CONFIRM your registration with SCF’s Assessment and Testing Center.

LEARN more about the TEAS exam and the TEAS registration process by attending one of the Nursing information Sessions.  The information sessions are free and registration is not required.  Follow this link to view the Nursing Information Session Schedule.

TEAS Total Score Requirement

TEAS Total Score must be within, or above, the score range for the Proficient Level of Academic Preparedness. Higher scores are not given admission priority.  

Academic Preparedness Level

Academic Preparedness Level Definition Score Range
Proficient Proficient scores generally indicate a moderate level of health sciences-related content.  Students at this level can require additional preparation for some objectives assessed on ATI TEAS.  58.7% - 77.3%

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