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.

NIU 2016 ACT Fall Test Prep

September 18 - Pre-test
September 25 - English
October 2 - Reading and Science Reasoning
October 9 - Math
October 16 -Post-test

Location: Graham Hall 341

Parking: Parking is free on Sundays

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

Cost: $250 ($275 after ) 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 22, 2016
Registration Deadline: August 5, 2016
Late Fee Required: August 6-19, 2016

December 10, 2016
Registration Deadline: November 4, 2016
Late Fee Required: November 5-18, 2016

February 11, 2017
Registration Deadline: January 13, 2017
Late Fee Required: January 14-20, 2017

April 8, 2017
Registration Deadline: March 3, 2017
Late Fee Required: March 4-17, 2017

June 10, 2017
Registration Deadline: May 5, 2017
Late Fee Required: May 6-19, 2017



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.