The ACT Test

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

Includes Canada & overseas U.S. military bases.

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


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
 

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

Making a difference for underrepresented students.

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. 

New ACT Research Report

Higher Education Research Digest

Articles in the 2019 Higher Education Research Digest provide relevant, timely, and practical research insights to help higher-education professionals.

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.

Research, Development, and Business Innovation

ACTNext

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