The ACT-Residual is an institution exam offered to prospective UTPA students as a college entrance exam only. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, Math, Reading and Science. You must have applied or be enrolled at UTPA. ACT policy states that ACT-Residual scores be sent to UTPA only. They will NOT transfer to any other school or university.
You must register a minimum of ONE WEEK in advance, but are encouraged to register earlier due to limited seating. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis and *standbys are welcome. .
Test Fee: $60.00. Registration is available ONLINE ONLY using a check or debit/credit card by clicking below.
Please remember to bring the following items on test date:
- Valid photo identification card. You WILL NOT be permitted without a valid photo ID. Examples of acceptable forms of identification can be found on www.act.org.
- Approved calculator. Please visit www.act.org to see a list of approved calculators.
*STANDBYS are welcome but are never guaranteed a seat.
SCORES will be made available for the examinee usually that same day. A photo ID will be required to obtain scores.
RETEST POLICY: Examinee must wait 60 days to retake this exam.