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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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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.

Your Needs - Our Solutions

Learn how ACT can help you.

Students and Parents

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

K-12 Educators & Administrators

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

Higher Education Professionals

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


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

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 Tessera

The next generation solution for comprehensive, reliable Social and Emotional skill assessment.

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.

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:

  • Comprehensive Psychometrics
  • Learning Experiences
  • Multi-Modal Analytics
  • Innovative Assessments

The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2017

Progress report on the 2017 ACT-tested graduating class

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.

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.

ACT State Organization Conferences

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