Academic Success Center
Division of Academic Affairs


This test is given only to candidates seeking admission to Georgia Southern University when there is no convenient National ACT date available or to improve their scores slightly.  Candidates must have already submitted an admissions applications prior to testing. The ACT-R score can only be used at Georgia Southern University.  There is no transcript service maintained on ACT-R scores.  You must apply to Georgia Southern University prior to testing.

  • The ACT-R can only be taken every 60 days.
  • The exam is 4 hours consisting of four subject areas of English, mathematics, reading, and science.
  • Your ACT – Residual Scores will be sent to the Georgia Southern Admissions Office within two (2) days of the test administrations.
  • Examinees must bring several sharpened #2 pencils and a calculator.
  • Examinees must apply for Admissions to Georgia Southern University prior to the testing date.  If the examinee has not applied for admission to Georgia Southern University, they will not be eligible to take the exam.  For information concerning Admissions, visit the Admissions website.

Registration Fees
Group Exam Fee: $60.00
Private Appointment: $75.00

Check: Check or money order made payable to Georgia Southern University.

Credit Card: Payment for the exam can be received through a credit card or web check at the Office of Testing Services Marketplace for both the group or private appointments.  For group appointments, the Testing Office must receive your registration form and payment must be received by the registration deadline.  For private appointments, you must call to schedule the appointment.  If you are registering late for a group appointment, you must pay with a check or money order.   If you have any questions concerning paying online, please contact the office for Savannah call 912-344-2582 and for Statesboro call 912-478-5415.

Select the city for the respective testing center to see the testing dates:


Private Testing is available based on availability (Monday through Friday Only), the registration fee is $75.00.

Please submit the ACT-Residual Registration form (PDF) or (Word) (Recommend: Google Chrome) with your registration fee. Walk-ins allowed, if space permits, an additional $10.00 fee.  You must apply to Georgia Southern University prior to testing.

The test is given at Georgia Southern on the following dates:
Friday, November 16, 2018, Early Registration Deadline: November 9, 2018
Thursday, January 24, 2019, Early Registration Deadline: January 18, 2019
Friday, February 22, 2019, Early Registration Deadline: February 15, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019, Early Registration Deadline: March 25, 2019
Monday, April 22, 2019, Early Registration Deadline: April 15, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Early Registration Deadline: May 10, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Early Registration Deadline: June 7, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Early Registration Deadline July 10, 2019 ** Last group date for fall admissions


You must apply to Georgia Southern University prior to testing.

The test is given at Georgia Southern – Armstrong/Savannah Campus on the following dates:

Picture Identification Required for All Tests
Please make sure you bring an acceptable ID

Acceptable IDs are a valid state driver’s license, student ID or passport.
(Not accepted: check cashing cards, picture credit cards, Sam’s cards, etc.)

For additional information, please contact:

Office of Testing Services- Statesboro
Cone Hall Room 2004 | PO Box 8132
2254 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA 30460-8132
912.478.5415 (phone)
912.478.5988 (fax)
 Office of Testing Services - Savannah (Armstrong Campus)
Memorial College Center, Room 206
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
912.344.2582 (phone)
912.344.3068 (fax)

Last updated: 6/28/2019

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