Tests and Test Fees

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Accuplacer Placement Assessment:

WATC uses the Accuplacer test for placement testing. There are three sections: Math, Reading and Writing. The test is not timed. Please allow approximately 1 hour for each section.

Fees: The first test session is free for WATC applicants (Non-applicants will be charged the retest fee of $5 for per test section). Each retest is $5 per test section. Each section of the Accuplacer test may be taken up to three times in one rolling year. Sample test questions and test-taking tips can be found on the Accuplacer website.

Preparing to take the Accuplacer Test? Click Here.

TEAS Test:

Please call the Testing Center to schedule: 316-677-9506.

WATC uses ATI TEAS for admission to the Practical Nurse program. The test is timed, Reading-64 minutes; English-28 minutes; Math-54 minutes; Science-63 minutes. For the ATI TEAS, a calculator is embedded within the exam. Allow at least 3.5 hours to take all 4 test sections, plus an additional 30 minutes for check in/set up. Students must take all 4 test sections during one test session.

TEAS Testing Hours at Southside Campus: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9AM – 6PM (latest check in no later than 2PM; Thursday Noon – 8PM (Latest check in no later than 4PM); Friday 8AM – 5PM (Latest check in no later than 1PM).

TEAS Testing Hours at NCAT Campus: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM.

TEAS Testing Hours at City Center: Monday 8:00 AM

Fees: Each test session costs $60. Students must take all 4 test sections during one test session. Students must wait a minimum of 30 days before retesting at WATC.  ATI TEAS can be taken no more than 2 times per application period.  A study manual and practice test may be purchased online from the ATI testing website http://www.atitesting.com/Home.aspx or in the WATC Bookstore.

Preparing to take the TEAS Test? Click Here.


Valpar is a work dexterity test that is used in admission for the AAS Aviation Manufacturing and Certificate of Completion Advanced Aerostructures programs. It is designed to measure abilities related to mechanical comprehension.

Fees: The first Valpar test session is free. Retests are $50. Please call the testing center to schedule. 316-677-9506


Please call the Testing Center to schedule: 316-677-9506.

Workkeys is a measure of real world skills that are valued by employers. The skills assessed for are valuable in any field of work and any level of education.

Please allow approximately 1 hour for each WorkKeys assessment.

Fees: Each test section (Math, Reading, Locating Information, and Applied Technology) costs $15.  Workkeys Business Writing costs $20.

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WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440

Students interested in select programs are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.

Wichita Area Technical College
4004 N Webb Rd
Wichita, Kansas, 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400