ACT National Examination (and SAT equivalent score)

All candidates applying for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) will be required to have an ACT composite score of 18 or higher.  If you do not have an ACT composite score of 18 or higher, or do not have an ACT score at all, you will need to obtain the required score before you can be admitted to the TEP.

If you have taken the SAT, your score on the Reading and Math sections combined must be at least 870.

The ACT is offered three times per year at Lincoln University and six times per year nationally.  For more information about the ACT, including registration, please visit  The following chart contains the test dates for the 2015-2016, with test dates offered at Lincoln marked with an asterisk (*):

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 12, 2015 August 7, 2015 August 8–21, 2015
October 24, 2015* September 18, 2015 September 19–October 2, 2015
December 12, 2015 November 6, 2015 November 7–20, 2015
February 6, 2016* January 8, 2016 January 9–15, 2016
April 9, 2016 March 4, 2016 March 5–18, 2016
June 11, 2016* May 6, 2016 May 7–20, 2016

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For more information on taking the ACT right here at Lincoln, click hereThe SAT is not administered at LU at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact your advisor or Aubrey Schrader (email) for more information.