Entrance Exams

LPN Program

Applicants for the LPN program are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam. A cumulative score of 50% is required for admission.

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RN Program

Applicants for the RN program are required to take the Critical Thinking (CT) exam. A cumulative score of 70% is required for admission.

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Retesting Policy:
Entrance exams have a strict two week minimum waiting period for applicants wishing to retest. These exams may only be taken two times within a 3-month period and a maximum of three times in a 12-month period.

LPN Entrance Exams

Title Day Date Time Location
TEAS Exam Fri Jun 30
What:  TEAS Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
TEAS Exam Sat Jul 1
What:  TEAS Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
TEAS Exam Fri Jul 7
What:  TEAS Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Friday, July 7, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
TEAS Exam Sat Jul 8
What:  TEAS Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
TEAS Exam Fri Jul 21
What:  TEAS Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Friday, July 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
TEAS Exam Sat Jul 22
What:  TEAS Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
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Jun
What:
TEAS Exam
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Friday
June 30, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


01
Jul
What:
TEAS Exam
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Saturday
July 1, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


07
Jul
What:
TEAS Exam
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Friday
July 7, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


08
Jul
What:
TEAS Exam
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Saturday
July 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


21
Jul
What:
TEAS Exam
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Friday
July 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


22
Jul
What:
TEAS Exam
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Saturday
July 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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RN Entrance Exams

Title Day Date Time Location
Critical Thinking Fri Jun 30
What:  Critical Thinking Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
Critical Thinking Sat Jul 1
What:  Critical Thinking Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
Critical Thinking Fri Jul 7
What:  Critical Thinking Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Friday, July 7, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
Critical Thinking Sat Jul 8
What:  Critical Thinking Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
Critical Thinking Fri Jul 21
What:  Critical Thinking Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Friday, July 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
Critical Thinking Sat Jul 22
What:  Critical Thinking Exam
Where:  Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
When: 
Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ambria Campus Sign up now!
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Jun
What:
Critical Thinking
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Friday
June 30, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


01
Jul
What:
Critical Thinking
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Saturday
July 1, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


07
Jul
What:
Critical Thinking
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Friday
July 7, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


08
Jul
What:
Critical Thinking
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Saturday
July 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


21
Jul
What:
Critical Thinking
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Friday
July 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


22
Jul
What:
Critical Thinking
Where:
Ambria Campus Campus
When:
Saturday
July 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Fall 2017 Semester

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Application Deadline is Aug 25.

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About Ambria College of Nursing

Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN.

With classes available in the morning, evening, and weekend hours and full-time or part-time course load, our flexible schedule allows you to earn a nursing salary while pursuing your Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Read more...