Office of Admissions

  • Office of Admissions
    Albany Technical College
    1704 South Slappey Blvd Albany, GA 31701
  • HOURS OF OPERATION
    Monday - Thursday | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Testing Center
  • (229) 430.0553

Welcome to the Albany Technical College Testing Center

The Albany Technical College Testing Center is located in The Kirkland Building, Room 127 where we administer the ACCUPLACER, NAT (Nursing Aptitude Test), and the PSB (Psychological Services Bureau) exams. 229-430-0553.

ACCUPLACER Exam TEAS Exam


Responsibilities & Requirements

  1. All students must check-in at the Testing Center office at least 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled examination time.
  2. Valid State or Federal Picture ID is required to sit for any exam.
  3. No electronic devices, unauthorized pencils/pens, jackets, or hats are allowed in the Testing Lab.
  4. Please check with the Testing Center or call to verify dates and times during busy seasons.
  5. TEAS, NAT, and PSB examinees must see Admissions for eligibility and instructions prior to scheduling their appointment.
  6. The last seating will be two hours prior to closing time. Staff will determine if there is enough time for the students to test.
  7. Testing Center Staff instructions prevail in all situations. Students are required to follow instructions.

The Testing Center schedule is subject to change at any time to best serve applicants and students. Please call ahead, check the website or read the signs outside the office for updates. NAT and PSB Exams are by appointment only.


ACCUPLACER EXAM

COST: $20

ACCUPLACER is a computerized un-timed exam. Colleges use ACCUPLACER to assess your skill levels in reading, writing, and math to determine if you’re ready to take courses that will earn you credits at that school. If you show proficiency in a subject, you won’t have to take developmental courses and can start earning credits right away that count toward a degree or certificate.

ACCUPLACER TESTING SCHEDULE

Monday
Appointments Only

9am - 1pm
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday
Walk-In Testing

9am - 12pm
2pm - 4pm
Wednesday
Appointments Only

9am - 1pm
3pm - 5pm
Thursday
Walk-In Testing

9am - 12pm
2pm - 4pm

ACCUPLACER Policies & Procedures

  1. Cell phones, pager s, MP3 players, other electronic devices, and jackets are not permitted in the test center.
  2. Purses, backpacks, coats, caps, hats, tote bags, and personal property are not permitted in the testing center. Only testing instruments and a photo ID are permitted in the testing center.
  3. No Children are allowed in the testing center and/or to be left unattended while testing is in progress. If this is discover ed, t he examinee will be required to discontinue testing, leave the Testing Center , and scores will be canceled.
  4. Disruptive behavior of any kin d will not be tolerated. Students engaging in disruptive behavior will be asked to end their testing session and leave the testing center, test scores will be canceled. You will not be allowed to return to the testing center without permission from your instructor or appropriate College Staff.
  5. Please make sure that your valid state ID or Driver’s License is placed on your desk and it’s visible to the staff. Do not Remove until your testing session has been completed.
  6. You may not leave the testing room once you have logged into the exam or started the test. Raise your hand if you have any questions concerning readability. The Staff does not help work your problems, nor indicate whether the methodology or answers are correct.
  7. Bathroom breaks are allowed only after completing a test section. Please raise your hand and speak to the Staff member. Once you have begun a test part, you may not leave to go to the restroom.
  8. Food and drinks are not allowed in the testing center.
  9. You are expected to follow instructions given by the testing center staff. Anyone NOT COMPLYING with the policies and procedures of the testing center will not be allowed to complete his or her exam, and any completed portions will be canceled.


TEAS Exam

COST: $65

The ATI TEAS, or Test of Essential Academic Skills, is designed specifically to assess a student's preparedness for entering the health science fields. The ATI TEAS test comprises 170 questions set up in a multiple-choice format with four-option answers. Questions are designed to test the basic academic skills you will need to perform successfully in the areas of: Reading, Math, Science, and English and Language Usage. The TEAS exam is required for entrance into the License Practical Nursing (LPN) Program, the Associate of Science in Nursing(ASN) Program, and the Radiologic Technology Program.

REQUIRED SCORE ASN: 60%minimum required to be eligible for program admission into the ASN program.

REQUIRED SCORE LPN: 55%minimum required to be eligible for program admission into the LPN program.

REQUIRED SCORE RAD TECH: 50%minimum required to be eligible for program admission into the Rad Tech program.

What is the re-test policy for the TEAS

ASN

  • There is a limit of two attempts in a 12-month period
  • The two attempts must be a minimum of 30 days apart
  • Test scores are valid for one year from the date of the examination

LPN

  • There is a limit of two attempts in a calendar year
  • The two attempts must be a minimum of 30 days apart
  • Test scores are valid for two years from the date of the examination

RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY

  • There is a limit of two attempts in a calendar year
  • The two attempts must be a minimum of 30 days apart
  • Test scores are valid for two years from the date of the examination

In addition more testing dates have been added for the TEAS Exam. Specifically, starting Sept 19, 2022, the exam will be issued each weekday until November 4, 2022.

TEAS TESTING SCHEDULE

(Note: All students must arrive by 8:30 AM for Check-In Testing Begins promptly at 9:00 AM.)

SPRING DATES

Jan 18, 2023
Jan 20, 2023
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May 1-5, 2023
May 8-12, 2023
May 15-19, 2023
May 22-26, 2023
May 29-31, 2023

SUMMER DATES
Practical Nursing & Radiological Technology)

Jun 2, 2023
Jun 6, 2023
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