Finish the year strong! The December ACT is your last chance to test in 2019.

Registration closes Friday, November 22.

The ACT Test

United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories.

Includes Canada & overseas U.S. military bases.

Find everything you need to know about registering for the ACT® test, important dates, test prep, what to expect on test day, your scores, and much more!

 

ACT Scholarship Giveaway*

Dream Big! Win Big!

We will be giving away a $15,000 scholarship + $5,000 technology package to 14 lucky students this school year. Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT® test between 9.3.2019 and 6.26.2020 are automatically entered for a chance to win. It’s that easy!  

*No purchase necessary or ACT test registration necessary.  See Official Rules for eligibility requirements, entry details, and instructions (including alternate entry instructions). Eligibility limited to students in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories.

ACT Test to Provide New Options Designed to Offer Students More Choices, Faster Results

Next school year, ACT will introduce individual section retesting, online testing on national test dates, and superscore calculations.

Webinar: New Options for the ACT Test Offers Students More Choices

Learn from ACT experts as they explain the new options, why ACT is offering them, and how these options give students more choices, a better experience, and greater confidence that their ACT test scores reflect their overall academic achievement and potential.

You're More Than a Score. We're More Than a Test.

It's true. We're known for the ACT test, but there are many more ways that our solutions can help on the path to college and career readiness.

What's New at ACT
 

 

Quickly and easily build a comprehensive assessment plan.

Provides 8th and 9th graders with short practice for the ACT test.

A comprehensive platform for employers to validate workplace skills.

The workforce solution for comprehensive and reliable Essential Skills assessment.

 

A new suite of ACT Test preparation products provided by ACT and Kaplan.

A student success tool that identifies knowledge and skill gaps in math and English.

Provides free, personalized resources for students that are unique to their learning gaps.

Awards qualified candidates as ACT Certified Educators.

GEAR UP Grant Writing Resources

Develop Your GEAR UP Grant Application with Resources from ACT

ACT tools may be embedded effectively into GEAR UP grant applications to help schools engage students early, accelerate their readiness through supplemental programs, and expand the capacity of schools to create college-going cultures. 

Condition of College and Career Readiness 2019

Examines the college and career readiness of the 2019 ACT-tested graduating class.

ACT annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness.

Condition of College and Career Readiness 2019 report cover

Opportunity and Achievement for All

ACT Center for Equity in Learning

The ACT Center for Equity in Learning (CEL) supports research that focuses on closing gaps in equity and achievement.Our goal is to produce actionable evidence to guide thought leadership, and inform changes in policy and practice, that will lead to improved learning and achievement.

ACTNext

Research, Development, and Business Innovation

Comprised of leaders working on innovative solutions that advance individuals throughout their lifetime, the ACTNext™ research team focuses on four key areas:

  • Computational Psychometrics
  • Learning Experiences
  • AI, Machine Learning, and Multi-modal Analytics
  • Innovative Assessments