The ACT Test
The ACT® test is the nation’s most popular college entrance exam accepted and valued by all universities and colleges in the United States. The ACT is based on what students learn in high school and provides personalized information about their strengths for education and career planning. Find everything you need to know about registration, test prep, scores and more.
ACT Products and Services are Your Solutions for College and Career Readiness
Serving Students & Parents, K-12, Higher Education, and Workforce
Plan for Success After High School
Class of 2018
The actual cost of college, what to look for in your financial aid package, comparing college offers, and more!
Class of 2019
The importance of college visits and steps you can take to get the most out of them.
ACT Featured Solutions
We offer more than just the ACT test. Learn more about how we can help you achieve education and career success.
ACT Releases STEM Report 2017
STEM Education in the U.S.: Where We Are and What We Can Do
ACT’s annual STEM reports provide essential national data on student interest and achievement in STEM subjects.
We're committed to sharing useful information with a wide range of stakeholders to help inform their efforts to improve individuals’ education and workplace success. Learn more about STEM 2017.
Building a Better Workforce
Solutions for the Real World
ACT workforce development assessments and training help lead individuals and businesses to success.
Our solutions help strengthen job readiness and skills development for more than 10 million businesses, government agencies, professional associations, education institutions, and individuals in the United States and internationally.
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
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Multi-modal analytics
- Innovative Assessments
Opportunity and Achievement for All
The ACT Center for Equity in Learning (CEL)
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.
A Special CEL Project: Share Your Road
A community where professionals can share their stories of college and career success, and students can be inspired to rise above and achieve all they’ve dreamed of! Learn More About Share Your Road
ACT Enrollment Management Workshops
February 20 - March 14, 2018 - Registration is now open!
Learn more about ACT test-taking trends, reports, and enrollment management solutions for higher education professionals.
Webinar: Four Ways to Improve STEM Education
The demand for talent in STEM careers is growing. Student interest is not. What can we do about it? Join us March 19 as we discuss students’ STEM interests and achievements and highlight four key recommendations for educators and policymakers on improving STEM education.
ACT Enrollment Management Summit
July 18-20, 2018 - Call for proposals now open!
Make your plans to join us in Denver for this premier professional development and networking event.