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The Testing & Assessment Centers


Whether you are a new student, a current student, or a community member, Mitchell Community College Testing Centers offer a professional setting for you to take an assessment or an exam. We currently have Testing Centers at both our Mooresville and Statesville campuses. We are committed to providing you with quality proctoring support from qualified and fully trained staff. Through our Testing Centers, we offer many different testing and assessment services, including:

The Office of Admissions will help students determine if they need to take the placement test. If placement testing is needed, the Office of Admissions will provide students with a link to sign up for a testing appointment. Please contact the Office of Admissions at (704) 978-5493 for further information.

Important Test Information

  • Bring a current photo ID.
  • You’ll need to have access to your personal email for setting up your placement test account. Please know your email password or be able to access your email on a mobile device.
  • Phones must be turned off. All personal items will be stored in a designated secure area.
  • The test is not timed, but may take up to 4 hours. You may choose to split the test over two testing appointments.
  • Calculators, pencils, and scrap paper are provided.
  • ·Student will receive their results upon the completion of the test.
  • If disability or special testing accommodations are needed, you must contact Marks Elder, Accessibility Services Coordinator at (704) 878-3364 or

If you are a current Mitchell Community College student enrolled in seated, online, hybrid or independent study course(s) and need to take a make-up exam, you must speak with your Mitchell Instructor before scheduling a make-up test or exam appointment. There is no charge for this service.

TEAS Testing Dates (opens PDF)

Students applying to Allied Health programs must meet all minimum requirements as set forth by their respective programs of interest.

The TEAS exam is administered to Mitchell Community College students for programs that require the TEAS exam.

A limited number of in-person proctoring sessions will be offered in Fall 2020. Most TEAS examinations will be proctored online. Please note the location of your exam when registering.

The Nursing and Paramedic to Nursing programs require students to take the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) as one component of their minimum requirements. Students taking other programs (Dental Hygiene, Surgical Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Radiography, etc.) not offered by Mitchell Community College should see Academic Advisor obtain the TEAS signup link.

Allied Health entrance exams require an appointment. Seating is limited, advanced planning is highly suggested to meet program deadlines; please do not wait until your deadline month to schedule a test. The Huskins Library offers TEAS textbooks and online resources Please visit for textbooks, online practice tests, etc.

TEAS exam scores are one part of the criteria used for the selection process of determining students accepted into the healthcare programs.

The TEAS exam measures a student’s abilities in the following academic areas:

  • Reading

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • English and Language Usage

Things to Know About Taking the TEAS

  • Before your test date, create an ATI TEAS Student Account at and bring your ATI username/password.

  • You are required to arrive on time or you will need to reschedule the appointment.

  • A Photo ID is required (driver license, passport, military ID, student ID).

  • As a private testing site that serves Mitchell students, you will not need to prepay before your test day. Please bring a personal or prepaid Visa/MasterCard, etc. to pay the $65 administration fee to the ATI website. Mitchell does not collect or accept money for ATI.

  • No cell phones, smartwatches, personal calculators, or other electronic devices are allowed in the Testing Center.

  • Total test time is 209 minutes (which is 3.48 hours). However, to account for the instruction time plan to be here for four (4) hours.

Do you have any questions?
Feel free to contact us anytime!

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