General Information
  • Residual ACT is an alternative ACT test to prospective students seeking undergraduate admission ONLY to UAB and have missed the national ACT test date. 
  • Examinees must wait a minimum of sixty days between administrations of the Residual ACT examination.
  • Residual ACT may not be used to determine NCAA eligibility.  
  • Calculators are permitted on the math portion of the Residual ACT. Information on acceptable calculators can be found at ACT Calculator Policy
  • Any special accommodations require special approval and must be requested in advance by emailing

ACT Study Resources

Upcoming Test Dates

Cost & Registration

  • $83.50 non-refundable fee (Visa or MasterCard Only)

Register for Residual ACT


Test Day Information
  • Report to the UAB Testing Center (936 19th Street South) at least fifteen minutes prior to your scheduled exam time.
  • Bring valid photo-bearing identification (e.g., driver's license, passport, student identification card, etc.).
  • Please allow additional time for parking.  Parking information is included in your confirmation email.