Residual ACT testing is available for students who are enrolled, have been admitted, or are in the process of applying to Lincoln College-Normal. Scores on the Residual ACT are valid only at Lincoln College and cannot be transferred to any other institution.

Contact the admissions office at (800) 569-0558 to schedule an appointment.

Testing Dates

Scheduled testing dates for the 2013-2014 academic year are listed below:

  • 9/18/15
  • 10/16/15
  • 11/13/15
  • 12/4/15
  • 1/8/16
  • 2/19/16
  • 3/18/16
  • 4/15/16
  • 5/20/16
  • 6/17/16
  • 7/15/16
  • 8/8/16

 

What is Residual ACT Testing?

The Residual ACT is a 4-part, multiple choice, timed exam which takes approximately 4 hours to complete. The officially allotted time for each section of the exam will be observed as indicated below.

English

  • 75 questions, 45 minutes
  • Covers usage/mechanics and rhetorical skills

Mathematics

  • 60 questions, 60 minutes
  • Covers algebra, geometry, and trigonometry

Reading

  • 40 questions, 35 minutes
  • Includes reading 4 passages and answering questions on the material

Science

  • 40 questions, 35 minutes
  • Measures skills required in the natural sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, earth/space sciences

Additional Information

  • Appointments are required.
  • A $36 fee must be paid prior to taking the exam.
  • Use of a non-programmable calculator is permitted.
  • Pencils and scratch paper are provided.
  • No food, drink, outside reading materials, or cell phone usage is permitted throughout the test.
  • A short break is provided after the first two sections of the test.

Residual ACT Information Sheet