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We offer remote and in-person testing options for the ATI Test of Essential Academic
Skills (TEAS) and the Kaplan PN Readiness exams.Testing is by appointment only and Nursing applicants with processed applications
For more Nursing program information, including application cycle deadlines, application
requirements, exam passing scores, etc. please follow this link lowercolumbia.edu/nursing
For candidates who plan on applying for the upcoming testing cycle, we highly recommend
reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions Document.
You will receive scheduling information 5-7 business days after your application's been processed. Please check the email that you included on your
application. If you haven't received an email, please make sure to check your spam
TEAS & Kaplan testing will be offered in-person this year. We will provide numerous
test dates between May and July. All exams will be proctored in our Testing Center
in Main 128.
ONLY the TEAS will be offered remotely. Testers who opt for the remote testing option
are responsible for ensuring that they have the necessary equipment. Required are:
At another Testing Center
Candidates who can not test at Lower Columbia College can test at another professional
testing center. This can be a college or university’s testing center or a professional
testing center in your area.
Once your Nursing Application has been processed, the Testing Center will reach out
with information on how to schedule your exam within 1-2 weeks.
Campus-Based AN-DTA Registered Nurse
Test of Essential Abilities (TEAS)
LPN Entry (LPN2RN) to Registered Nurse Program
Kaplan PN Readiness
The TEAS exam is 209 minutes in total, split between four sections. Breaks are allowed
in between sections. The Kaplan exam is 120 minutes, with no breaks.
Please contact our Disability Support Service center to request accommodations: 360-442-2340
Do not reschedule using the website. Please contact the Testing Center to reschedule your exam. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For minimum passing scores, please follow this link: https://lowercolumbia.edu/nursing/admission-requirements/
NEW in 2023. There is no restriction on the number of TEAS attempts for applicants, however, testers
must wait 14 days before retesting. Kaplan testers can also retest after a 14 day
waiting period, but have a maximum of one retest during this cohort cycle.
If you tested through the Lower Columbia College Testing & Proctoring Center, the
Nursing Program will automatically receive your results.
Please ensure that you have read the Nursing FAQ sheet thoroughly. If your question is not included, please contact us at email@example.com.
Registered Nurse Program
Opens August 15, 2023 for Winter/Spring 2024 admission
LPN2RN Campus-Based Program Option
Opens August 15, 2023 for Spring/Fall 2024 admission (special cycle)
LPN2RN eLearning Program Option
We look forward to serving you! The Testing Center is conveniently located in Main (MAN) 128. No appointment is needed. If you need accommodations please contact Disability and Access Services, (360) 442-2340.
Main 128 (Testing Center) (360) 442-2361 firstname.lastname@example.org
Main 128 (Testing Center) (360) 442-2360 email@example.com
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