Additional Test Services

ATI - Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

Pre-Admissions Exam for Nursing Pathway Administer at University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu Noʻeau Test Center

TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) a product of Assessment Technologies and is a computerized multiple-choice standardized assessment of the basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage. The outcomes assessed on the exam are those which educators deem most appropriate and relevant to measure entry level skills and abilities of health science field applicants. The goal is to predict those candidates with the highest likelihood of academic success. There are 170 multiple-choice questions and the time limit is 209 minutes. Calculators and phones are not allowed during testing. 

Test Information

Appointments are REQUIRED.

Location: ZOOM (

Dates: The ATI-TEAS exam is currently offered on limited dates, click here, for the full list of dates and times..

Times: Appointments are required and will begin no later than 12:00 PM

Test Results: Scores will be available to UH West Oʻahu at no cost. ATI-TEAS scores are valid for (3) years at UH West Oʻahu.

Retest Policy: The exam may be taken no more than (3) times per calendar year, but only the highest set of ATI-TEAS exam scores will be considered for admission. A (30) day wait period is required for any re-test.

Additional Testing Items: The Noʻeau Test Center will provide all testers with scratch paper and pencils. Testers will have access to an on-screen calculator. Personal calculators are not allowed. 

Student Responsibilities

Acceptable Forms of ID include: Driver’s License/Permit, State ID, Passport, Passport Card, Military ID. University or School ID cards are not accepted. This is an ATI policy. 

1) Online ATI Test Fees: $55.00 Credit or Debit Card ONLY (Pay at test site prior to test administration)

2) Proctoring Fee: $65.00 Cash, Credit, or Debit Card (Pay at UH West Oʻahu Cashier: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM and Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM)


What is CLEP?

CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) provides students the opportunity to earn college credit by achieving qualifying test scores through a program of exams. Students demonstrate their college-level understanding of a subject by their performance on a subject exam. 

What Are The Advantages To Taking a CLEP Exam?

  • Get ahead on the courses you need toward your degree. 
  • Graduate on time or sooner.
  • Earn college credits without attending class. 
  • Save money by not paying for tuition, fees, and books. 
  • Complete degree requirements any time during your college career. 

CLEP Registration

  • To register, please go to
  • There is an $87 registration fee. This registration is good for six months. 
  • On your scheduled exam date, please bring your printed registration ticket, a valid photo ID, and credit or debit card to pay the $50 administrative fee. 

Exams Offered

For more information please view the CLEP brochure below. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Study materials, practice exams, and a free CLEP tutorial are available at the CLEP site:

CLEP is administered online at a testing center, so you will get an instant score result.

CLEP scores do not affect your GPA.

Once scores are received at the Admissions Office, they are posted within 2-3 weeks. 

Collegeboard has a mandatory 3-month wait period for re-tests.

No, you can take them anytime during you academic career.

If aids are permitted, they are available as part of the testing software.

No, if you did not receive a passing grade for a course, UH West Oʻahu will not accept a CLEP score for the course you did not pass.

Things to Note

  • UH West Oʻahu students may not take a CLEP exam more than once for the same subject during their academic career.
  • Students are not allowed to take a CLEP exam in a course in which they have earn any grade except a “W”.
  • Students may not take a CLEP exam in a course that they are enrolled in after the add/drop period for that semester.
  • If students take a CLEP exam while in violation of any of these conditions, they will not receive credit.
  • If a student is enrolled in a course (prior to add/drop for the semester) and they take a CLEP exam and pass, it is their responsibility to drop the course so tuition and fees are not lost.