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Registration at UTI

General Requirements


  1. Student must be able to legally study and work in the United States of America.
  2. Student must show proof of citizenship or legal residency (e.g Passport, US Birth Certificate, Green Card etc.)
  3. Students must possess an official H.S transcript or have a General Education Development Certificate (official G.E.D.).
  4. All students must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on or before the first day of class.
  5. All students must submit a complete registration application.
  6. All students must take an Entrance Examination: Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). The cost of the test is $100 (to be paid at time of registration).


The four subtests are Math, Science, English and Reading designed to predict the academic readiness of applicants.

If the minimum proficiency level on the TEAS test is not achieve the candidate will be allowed to retest after a period of thirty (30) days from the original test date. If the candidate is unable to meet the minimum level after the second attempt, they will not be allowed to retest for a period of one (1) year.

Criminal History Background Check. In order to work in a hospital, nursing home and/or a home care agency, they may be subject to a criminal background check. A criminal record may prevent the student from working as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Minor traffic violations will not bar admission into the program. Any student who has committed any illegal offenses that are not disclosed upon admission may result in immediate termination from the program once discovered.


Registration submission does not guarantee admission. Due to limited availability, the admission process is highly competitive. Registration is $100.


Your scores will be evaluated and you will receive a denial or acceptance letter.


If you receive a denial letter you will be eligible to re-test in 1 month and if necessary in 1 year.


If you receive an acceptance you will receive an appointment to complete your registration process and discuss financing options.