American College Testing (ACT) Residual Exam

NOTE: Test Optional Policy applies for Summer/Fall 2021 admissions.

Register Online

This exam is offered only to prospective HBU students who are trying to meet HBU admission and/or scholarship requirements. The ACT test assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college level work. the multiple-choice tests cover four skills areas:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Science

Visit for more information about ACT Residual Test and helpful resources for test preparation.

Test Schedule
Deadline to register: 2 days before exam.
Exam is about 3 1/2 hours. Arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.

The ACT-Residual exam is not offered during the long semesters (fall/spring).

When you register for a test through Registration Blast, you will be able to select a date and time that the exam is offered.

Registration and Payment

  • Register online now!
  • Test and Registration fees are $55.50 (non-refundable, non-transferable) paid during online registration by credit card (Debit cards are not accepted).

Test Day

Other Policies

  • Retesting – Students may not repeat residual testing until 60 days have passed since their last testing. If the 60 day time limit is violated, the retest scores will be cancelled automatically without refund.
  • Scores – ACT Residual testing is only for students who plan to attend HBU. Test scores for residual testing are only used internally at HBU and may not be sent to any other institution. Examinees may be notified through mail after official scores are received in Admissions and Testing Office.