Academic Success Center
Division of Academic Affairs


Offered in Savannah & Statesboro

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.
  • For information or questions concerning the ACT or the National ACT Exam, review the information on the ACT website.

Registration Fees

Group Exam Fee: $60.00
Scheduled 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 scheduled 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.


Statesboro: Please submit the ACT-Residual Registration form (PDF) or (Word) (Recommend: Google Chrome) by email or call for the office to complete the form and make your payment following the directions above. Walk-ins allowed, if space permits, an additional $10.00 fee.  You must apply to Georgia Southern University prior to testing.

Savannah: Use the payment information above to register for the ACT-Residual Exam in Savannah, GA on the Armstrong Campus. No registrations forms are required.  You must apply to Georgia Southern University prior to testing.

Testing Dates

Testing dates in Savannah will be added.

LocationTesting DateEarly Registration
Statesboro Monday, November 18, 2019  November 11, 2019
Statesboro Thursday, January 23, 2020 January 17, 2020
Statesboro Friday, February 21, 2020 February 14, 2020
Statesboro Thursday, March 26, 2020 March 23, 2020
Statesboro Monday, April 13, 2020 April 6, 2020
Statesboro Wednesday, May 13, 2020 May 8, 2020
Statesboro Wednesday, June 10, 2020 June 5, 2020
Statesboro Tuesday, July 7, 2020
*Last group date for fall admissions
July 2, 2020

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: 9/11/2019

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