Rock Valley College

ADN Entrance Exam (TEAS)

All students applying to RVC's Nursing program must complete the ATI TEAS Test prior to the submission of an application to the Nursing/ADN program.

For more information, visit our Nursing program page.

The ATI TEAS tests students in four areas:

  • Reading
  • Math
  • Science
  • English

It is essential to prepare well for this exam.  Study materials may be obtained from for a fee. Study guides are also available for purchase at Amazon or bookstores. Visit RegisteredNursing to access a free review guide with material that covers every topic on the TEAS.

The ATI TEAS test has a time limit of three and a half hours for completion.

Cost: $97 

Test Dates

TEAS Spring 2023 Registration is now closed; Fall 2023 dates will be added in late summer.

Registration is done directly through ATI. 

  1. Go to 
  2. Create an account with ATI: Rock Valley College ADN must be your institution of choice and your profile must be saved in order to view and select testing dates.
  3. After creating an account you will be asked to select the following:
    • Program Type:  TEAS for Nursing Students
    • Country: USA
    • State: Illinois
    • City: Rockford

NOTE: Remember your Username and Password for the day of your test.


Arrive: Please arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to the start of the exam.

Location: RVC Testing Center, main campus, Student Center (SC), lower level, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114

Phone: (815) 921-2380


Bring with you:

  • A valid photo ID (government issued: driver's license, state ID, passport) 
  • Your ATI username and password (the one you created and used at the time of your registration with ATI)

Contact the Nursing Program with any questions at (815) 921- 3261.

Note: TEAS scores are visible on the testing screen upon test completion and will be accessible thereafter within your ATI account.  

  • An application to the ADN program must be submitted.
  • To obtain an application for the Nursing/A.A.S. Degree (ADN) Program, contact the Nursing Department at (815) 921-3261.
  • Complete the application for the Nursing/A.A.S. Degree (ADN) Program and submit the application to the RVC Nursing Department.

For more information visit our Nursing program page.