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The Test for Essential Academic Skills V for Allied Health (TEAS V for AH) was developed to measure basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage. These entry level skills were deemed important for the Dental Hygiene Program applicants by a panel of program curriculum experts.

The TEAS V for Allied Health is a 150-item, four option, multiple-choice assessment. To prepare in an organized and efficient manner, you should know what to expect from the real assessment.

Content Area Number of Test Items Amount of Time Allotted
Reading 42 58 minutes
Mathematics 30 51 minutes
Science 48 66 minutes
English and Language Usage 30 34 minutes
Total 150 209 minutes

**There are 20 unscored questions throughout the exam for a total of 170 questions total.

Testing Center TEAS V for Allied Health Exam Schedule:
Please call the Test Center at 319-398-5456 to schedule an appointment to complete the TEAS V for Allied Health Exam. An appointment can be made one week prior to testing. You will need to have your EagleNet ID card on the day of testing. You will have to enter your K number while registering for the exam.

*You will be required to pay for the exam with the use of a debit or credit card. The cost of the exam is $45. You will be provided with a login and password to be used when taking the exam. This login information is required to take the exam.

Please look at the following link for some useful information on how to prepare for the exam: TEAS V for Allied Health Tips for Success.

A minimum of 30 days is recommended between TEAS V for Allied Health exam attempts. It is recommended that students remediate in the areas identified by the Individual Profile Sub-Scales scores before retaking this exam.