Exam Information

TEAS Testing

All Nursing applicants are required to take the TEAS Test. TEAS VI Score:  Applicants must have an adjusted individual total score of 56% or higher. The college will consider the scores from the first and second attempt only (within the last three years). If you do not achieve a score of 56% or higher by the second attempt you are not eligible to begin nursing 101.TEAS test score must be submitted prior to registration for N101.

To register for the TEAS test, call 800-667-7531 or register online at www.atitesting.com. There is a $66.00 fee for this test. If you have already taken the TEAS Test, please have your scores submitted to the Office of Admissions. See Nursing AS Information for details.

CPT  (Computerized Placement Test)

CPT tests are held on Wednesdays at 4pm and Fridays at 9am at our Hunting Street location.  Your Admissions Counselor will advise you if the program you are applying for requires a CPT test.  Appointments required.  For information on CPT tests go the Placement Testing page.


Students may take CLEP, DANTES (DSST) and EXCELSIOR exams at any test center and must have official copies of their scores sent to St. Vincent’s College for evaluation. Credit earned will not be considered toward residency requirement.

CLEP Exams

For more information about CLEP exams go to www.collegeboard.com/clep. Find a CLEP test center in Connecticut. For sample questions visit CLEP Test Questions.


For more information on DANTES (DSST) exams go to http://getcollegecredit.com/.


For more information about EXCELSIOR College examinations visit Excelsior College Examinations.  Any questions regarding any exam please contact the Admission’s office by e-mail at admissions@stvincentscollege.edu or via phone at 203-576-5513.