The Testing & Assessment Centers


The Mooresville and Statesville Campus Testing Centers are closed until further notice. If you have questions, please email

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:

Testing for skill levels ensures placement into appropriate initial courses.
December 13, 2019, is the Placement Testing End Date for Spring 2020 classes starting in January 2020.

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.

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.

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.

The Mitchell Community College Testing Center is happy to provide proctoring services for distance education students in our community.  When proctoring exams, we agree to supply services which include receiving and returning exams, maintaining exam security, providing a quiet testing environment, and supervision of the student.

The Testing Center can provide a computer with Internet access for online testing and receive paper exams via US Mail, fax, or email.

  • Proctored tests are scheduled by appointment only. Students should contact the Testing Center at (704) 978-1308 or email Please have the duration of your exam and test date information available.
  • There is a $20 per test proctoring fee payable in cash, check, money order, debit, or credit card at the Mooresville or Statesville’s Cashiers Office.  Please remember, you must have your receipt as proof of payment to take your test.
  • Visit your university's distance learning testing center to meet requirements necessary for our Testing Center Staff to serve as your proctor.

If you have questions or require further information regarding testing, please feel free to contact Theresa Spencer, Coordinator of Enrollment, at or (704) 978-1308.

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Theresa Spencer, Coordinator of Enrollment
(704) 978-1308