The Ability to Benefit


What is the ATB Test?

It is generated by Spirit & Life Seminary and approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. It consists of questions designed to recognize the applicant’s ability for collegiate success. This multiple-choice test is comprised of 50 basic skills questions including: 

  • geography
  • sequencing
  • basic mathematics
  • English grammar
  • sentence structure
  • word definitions
  • synonyms and antonyms
  • comparing/contrasting

How Long Does it Take?

To pass the test, the applicant must successfully complete 30 of the 50 questions in a 30-minute time frame.

What is the cost?

The cost of the test is $25.00 per attempt. The ATB test fee is non-refundable. The student may take the ATB Test a maximum of three times in a six-month period.