Test Preparation

NIU ACT Test Prep

The Northern Illinois University ACT Test Prep program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test.

Program covers English, Math, Reading and Science Reasoning.

ACT Test Prep Fall Session I

Location: Graham Hall, Room 337

Parking: Parking is free on Saturdays

Time: Saturdays, 1-4:30 p.m.

September 19 - Pre-test
September 26 - Reading and Science Reasoning
October 3 - Math
October 17 - English
November 7 - Post-test

ACT Test Prep Fall Session II

Location: Graham Hall, Room 337

Parking: Parking is free on Sundays

Time: Sundays, 1-4:30 p.m.

September 20 - Pre-test
September 27 - Reading and Science Reasoning
October 4 - Math
October 18 - English
November 8 - Post-test

Cost: $250 ($275 after September 11) which includes instruction, comprehensive workbook, practice CD-ROM, and several retired ACT tests (it does not include registration to take the actual ACT test.)

Please contact: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming at 815-753-5200 or LASEP@niu.edu

National ACT Test Dates:

October 24, 2015
Registration Deadline: September 18, 2015
Late Fee Required: September 19 - October 2, 2015

December 12, 2015
Registration Deadline: November 6, 2015
Late Fee Required: November 7-20, 2015

February 6, 2016
Registration Deadline: January 8, 2016
Late Fee Required: January 9-15, 2016

April 9, 2016
Registration Deadline: March 4, 2016
Late Fee Required: March 5-18, 2016

June 11, 2016
Registration Deadline: May 6, 2016
Late Fee Required: May 7-20, 2016

You can take practice tests questions and register at www.actstudent.org

The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete with breaks. Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes.