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Offered in Savannah & Statesboro

All testing appointments and group dates have been canceled through May 1, 2020. Please contact the Admissions Office concerning updated admissions requirements at admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or 912-478-5391.

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 registration forms are required.  You must apply to Georgia Southern University prior to testing.

Testing Dates

All Testing Dates for the Summer and Fall Admissions have been cancelled. Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or call 912-478-5391 concerning updated admission requirements.

LocationTesting DateEarly Registration

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)
e-mail: testing@georgiasouthern.edu
 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)
e-mail: testingsav@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 3/20/2020