The pre-entrance examination for the Capital Area School of Practical Nursing will be held on the dates and times listed below. You must call the office to register for the exam at (217) 585-1215 x 216 or register online here

The Personal Information Form and Background Release Form in the application packet, along with the $75.00 application fee, MUST BE ON FILE BEFORE YOU CAN SCHEDULE AN EXAM. If you have not paid the application fee and submitted the required forms, your request to take the exam will be DENIED. 

The $55.00 non-refundable examination fee must be pre-paid. Exact amount only, cash or money order made payable to CASPN, or online payment via credit card. NO personal checks will be accepted. TEAS exam fee may change without notice.                     

SCHEDULE YOUR TEST EARLY--PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE (1) WEEK BEFORE YOUR TEST!

Upcoming test dates:

  • Please check back later. At this time all TEAS testing dates are full. Keep an eye on the website. It will be posted if an opening becomes available.  

Register online for the exam


ATI offers a study guide to help prepare you for the TEAS Exam. The website to purchase the guide is atitesting.com/ati_store/TEAS-Products.aspx.  Price is subject to change.

You must receive these scores in order to pass the TEAS test: 54% on Math, Reading, and English; 40.4% on Science. You are permitted to take the TEAS test three (3) times per year for consideration into our program. However, TWO WEEKS must have passed since your last testing date before you can test again.

The pre-entrance exam is limited to twenty-five (25) applicants. For each test date you must call the school AT LEAST one (1) week in advance to schedule an entrance exam date. If CASPN has not received payment by the week prior to your testing date, you will be called to reschedule your TEAS exam. The school will not acknowledge receipt of your application.

You may contact this office to check on the status of your application. CASPN will not contact you.

Please come to the Nursing Office at the Capital Area Career Center, 2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, by 8:15 a.m. on the date of exam. NO EXCEPTIONS!