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College Entrance Exam

Statesboro Campus Only


ACT Exam Registration Fees

The ACT Exam takes place at Cone Hall on Saturdays.
Policies and procedures and registration information can be found in the registration bulletin or on the ACT website.


You must complete the online Stand-By Registration Form to be admitted to the exam. See ACT Stand-By Testing for more information.


You must upload a photo of yourself when you register for the exam. ACT has also updated the photo identification requirements to use for admission to the exam. See ACT ID Requirements. Remember if you do not have a photo identification, you can obtain a form from your high school principal or school counselor.

All Date Changes & Center Changes must change your date or location through your ACT Student Account prior to the testing date. We can no longer accept admissions tickets with other center locations or testing dates.

Test Preparation

Review for the ACT using the resources on the ACT website. For additional ACT preparations, click here and click on Test Prep Resources.

Testing Dates

The test is administered at Georgia Southern on the following dates with the reporting time of 8:00 am: (for deadlines see the ACT Testing Dates)

  • September 10, 2022
  • October 22, 2022
  • December 11, 2022
  • February 11, 2023
  • April 15, 2023
  • June 10, 2023
  • July 15, 2023

Test Format

The ACT Assessment® is designed to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. It consists of multiple-choice tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science Reasoning. Virtually all U.S. colleges and universities accept ACT results. The ACT Assessment offers a comprehensive way for high school students to demonstrate to the colleges and universities of their choice that they can become successful college students.

Test  Content
English75 questions45 minutesMeasures standard written English and rhetorical skills.
Mathematics60 questions60 minutesMeasuring mathematical skills students have typically acquired in courses taken up to the beginning of grade 12.
Reading40 questions35 minutesMeasures reading comprehension.
Science40 questions35 minutesMeasures the interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills required in the natural sciences.
Optional Writing Test1 prompt30 minutesMeasures writing skills emphasized in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.

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:
Testing Office
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8132
Statesboro, GA  30460-8132
Cone Hall Room 2004
912.478.5415 (phone)
912.478.5988 (fax)

Last updated: 11/3/2022