Associate Degree Nursing Program

Multicriteria Selection - Point Assigment



Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tool,

ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills version ATI TEAS

Points Possible: 25


​Required Supporting
7. Approved diagnostic assessment tool, ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (passing TEAS score within the last 3 years) ​
Points: 25
TEAS exams older than three years will not be accepted for purposes of application to the ADN program.

Minimum adjusted individual score 62% needed on test for admission.

Applicants with a composite score of 62% or greater, but with scores in any of the four subcategories below 62% are initially ineligible to apply and must complete a TEAS Remediation Plan. 

Applicants with a score below 62%, or a failing score in any of the test categories, must remediate within one year and retake the TEAS exam with a passing score to qualify to reapply to the ADN program.

TEAS testing may be repeated a maximum of one time. The highest score will used for the application score.
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Composite Score (overall)​​ ​ ​​​​
90% - 100%​ 25
80% - 89.99% 15
70% - 79.99% 10
62% - 69.9% 5
Less than 62%​​
Not Admitted​​

​​Notes: The TEAS exam must be taken prior to applying to the ADN program. The exam will be offered at Shasta College's Assessment Center weekly. Students taking the TEAS exam at Shasta College for application to the ADN program must fill out the TEAS Pre-Screening Intent-to-Apply form prior to scheduling an appointment. The TEAS Pre-Screening Intent-to-Apply form is available online through the Health Sciences Division website. To schedule an appointment to take the TEAS exam, applicants should call the Assessment Center at (530) 242-7751.

Shasta College receives all TEAS scores for assessments taken at the Shasta College Assessment Center. Students who have completed their TEAS assessment at another assessment center must contact to request an offic​ial transcript of their ATI TEAS exam scores be sent to Shasta College Nursing Department prior to the application period.

Additionally, applicants will be required to submit an official TEAS score with their application packet. Scores can be printed immediately after testing or from the applicant's ATI account.

Multicriteria Points Overview