Professional Growth and Enrichment

ACT Residual

The ACT Residual is the ACT designed especially for students who want to come to Western Carolina University and want to increase the ACT scores to be more competitive for enrollment. The ACT Residual score CANNOT be reported to any other higher education institution.

Western Carolina University Nursing Students should review the information below about the WCU Nursing School Application Process.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Admission to WCU’s School of Nursing requires candidates to take all 4 multiple choice sections of the ACT Residual Exam. No essay is required. Scores for this test are NOT transferable to any other program or school.

WCU charges a non-refundable test administration fee of $69.00.

 How to Register:

To register for a regularly scheduled ACT Residual exam Click Here

Custom or individual private dates are not currently available for this exam.

How Often Can the Test be Taken?
The ACT residual may be taken only once every 60 days. Examinees may take the ACT no more than 12 times total.

 On the Day of the Exam:

  • The WCU Testing Center is located in room 137 of the Cordelia Camp Building on the Cullowhee campus of Western Carolina University.
  • Please arrive at least 15 prior to the posted start of the test.
  • Leave all electronic devices including phones and tablets along with all personal items OUTSIDE the testing room.
  • Pencils and scratch paper will be provided.


ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING ADMISSION TO THE NURSING PROGRAM AND TEAS TESTING SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE WCU SCHOOL OF NURSING.

 

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