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Solutions for College and Career Readiness

ACT promotes innovative education and workforce solutions to help individuals achieve education and career success.

The ACT Test

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Test Day
Scores First Available

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

Students & Parents

ACT can help you plan your future, prepare for college and career, and achieve success.

ACT Engage
ACT Test Prep
ACT Marketplace
ACT Workkeys

K-12 Educators & Administrators

ACT helps you track student progress and prepare them for success through high school and beyond.

ACT Aspire
ACT Tessera
ACT Test Prep
ACT Workkeys
ACT Consulting Services

Higher Education Professionals

ACT solutions can help you find, attract, place, and retain students at your school.

ACT CollegeReady
ACT Enrollment Management
ACT Workkeys
ACT Engage
ACT Consulting Services


ACT workforce development solutions help job seekers, employees, and business leaders, achieve career and business goals.

ACT WorkKeys for:

Job Seekers
Workforce Developers
ACT Consulting Services

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.

Class of 2020

Things you can do now, like beefing up your support network and maximizing your extracurricular activities.

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 Engage

Cost-effective assessment measuring attitudes and behaviors that can impact your child’s success.

ACT Aspire

A longitudinal assessment system that connects student progress from elementary through high school.

ACT CollegeReady

Increase the focus on student success through just-in-time math and English readiness.

ACT WorkKeys

A comprehensive program that aligns, builds and certifies the skills needed for workplace 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

Upcoming Events



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

March 19

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.

Webinars for Education Professionals

Join us for a 50-minute webinar to learn how to understand and interpret ACT results, according to your specific role. 

ACT State Organization Conferences

Education and workforce professionals will come together to discuss the diverse needs of today’s learners.