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NKU Residual ACT

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The Residual ACT is administered for the convenience of Northern Kentucky University's students. The scores WILL NOT BE REPORTED to another university. The registration for the Residual ACT is handled by NKU Testing Services.

Please note that a minimum period of 60 days must elapse before one can re-take the Residual ACT. If a student re-tests residually within a 60-day period, scores will be cancelled and the test fee will be non-refundable.

If you have a documented learning disability, impaired vision, or any other conditions that requires accommodations, you will need to contact the Office of Student Accessibility (859) 572-5282 BEFORE you register for the test. Your test day and time will be different than those listed below.


2021 Residual ACT Testing Dates at NKU 

All tests occur at 9:00 a.m. Examinees will be dismissed around 12:30 p.m. Dates and locations are subject to change.

  • 11/15/2021
  • 12/13/2021

Study Resources

Examinees in search of study resources for the Residual or National ACT can check out the ACT website at

NKU Community Connections is currently offering ACT Prep Courses! Visit their website for more information.