ACT Info

When: ACT Testing is on the first Thursday of every month at 11:30AM. Students should arrive no later than 11:15AM for registration. The test usually takes less than four hours.

Prior Scheduling: You do not have to pre-register.

How Much: The cost is $60.00
check or money order made out to Marshall University. No cash…

What To Bring: Photo ID, such as a driver’s license or MU ID,You must know your Social Security Number, A plain calculator, two pencils with #2 lead. Face mask or Face covering.

Food And/Or Drinks: No food or drinks are allowed in the testing room. Be sure to eat before you come.

Minimum scores for placement in Math and English

  • English – ACT Verbal of 18, old SAT Verbal 450 (prior to March 2016), new SAT ERW 480 (ERW = Evidenced Based Reading & Writing Score)
  • Math – ACT Math of 19, old SAT Math 460 (prior to March 2016), new SAT Math 500
  • COVID-19 Update- With national tests being cancelled at the end of the semester, many students did not have time to take either the ACT or SAT test. We will be giving the Residual ACT for anyone wanting to attend Marshall University, at any of our campuses. Again, they will need to call and schedule a testing time. Here are the dates for the Residual ACT test:

ACT Residual Test Dates

Marshall University, Mid-Ohio Valley Center

  • November 5, 2020 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • December 3, 2020  11:30am – 3:15pm
  • January 7, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • February 4, 2021 Cancelled
  • March 4, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • April 1, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • May 6, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • June 3, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • July 1, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • August 5, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm
  • September 2, 2021 11:30am – 3:15pm

Please bring with you on test day the following:

  • #2 lead pencils
  • calculator
  • photo id
  • a check or money order made payable to Marshall University for $60.00.
  • Face mask or Face covering

You should arrive by 11:15am and check in with the main office. All test dates are the first Thursday of each month. For additional information please call our office at 304-674-7200.


Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Contact Us

Phone: 304-674-7200
Fax: 304-674-7222


For closing or class cancellation information call the MOVC Hotline 304-674-7239 (updated daily)