To reserve a seat for Compass exam please call 796-5351.
Passing the Compass Exam is required to apply for Practical Nursing and Surgical Technology programs. Compass exam for TCAT-H has two required sections Pre-Algebra and Reading Comprehension. Compass fees are $15 for both sections or $8 for a single section. The waiting period to retest is 30 days per the Tennessee Board of Regents retest policy. This period may be longer based on the availability of testing.
Passing scores for Practical Nursing program are 50 in Pre-Algebra section and 80 in Reading Comprehension. Passing scores for Surgical Technology program are 45 in Pre-Algebra section and 80 in Reading Comprehension. Passing scores are valid for two years.
Our next mandatory information session will be posted as soon as possible on our school’s website.