Everything you need to know about the ACT test, including registration, test prep, scores and more!

ACT Solutions for College and Career Readiness

Give Meaning to Test Scores and Set the Bar for Excellence

ACT Solutions for College and Career Readiness begin with our Holistic Framework, and include Readiness Standards and Benchmarks. 

What's New at ACT?

ACT and College Board have completed a concordance study that examines the relationship between scores on the ACT test and the SAT.

Helping colleges and universities better serve students to significantly improve outcomes.

The top 8 reasons to choose the ACT over the SAT.

Preview beta products that continually evolve as an integral part of the learning process.

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

It’s a fact that more than 1.8 million graduates have taken the ACT® each year—making us the leading US college admissions testing company. But there are so many more ways that our products and services can help you find your path.

Solutions for Students and Parents

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

Identifies critical attitudes and behaviors, grades 6 through college, that contribute to future success.

Measures what students learn in high school to determine academic readiness for college.

ACT provides numerous resources, for a wide variety of budgets and delivery preferences.

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

Plan for Success After High School

Class of 2019

Lots of helpful information on making decisions about when to apply for college.

Class of 2020

Now is the time to start weighing your options for life after high school.

Class of 2021

Now is a great time to try new things and start establishing your college and career goals.

Solutions for K-12 Educators and Administrators

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

The first computer-based longitudinal assessment system for college and career readiness.

Short practice for the ACT test. Reporting offers a full view of student college and career readiness.

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

Provides you with the data necessary to position students for success after high school.

Solutions for Higher Education Professionals

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

The ACT test provides excellent information to help you recruit, advise, and retain students.

Programs that provide measures of student abilities, interests, needs, and enrollment preferences.

Identifies critical attitudes and behaviors, grades 6 through college, that contribute to future success.

Gives students a first step toward career success and helps you prepare them for life beyond school.

Solutions for Workforce

ACT Workforce Solutions help job seekers, employees, and business leaders achieve career and business goals.

Build and measure your workplace skills to increase opportunities for career changes and advancement.

WorkKeys assessments and skill profiles can help you pinpoint the skills needed to grow your business.

Gives students a first step toward career success and helps you prepare them for life beyond school.

Helping counties, states, and regions throughout the nation build a more productive workforce.

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.

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.

Share Your Road - A Special Project of the CEL
Everyone has a story about how they got to where they are today - and every story holds lessons. Learn more about the partnership and community being developed 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!

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

ACT Enrollment Management Summit

July 15-17, 2019

Make plans now to join us in Dallas for this premier professional development and networking event.

ACT Workforce Summit

October 8-10, 2018

Join ACT as we connect organizations and ideas to create the skilled workforce needed for today's global economy.

ACT College and Career Readiness Workshops and Webinars

Every Student. Every Step.

Sign up today to connect with your ACT State Lead this fall during a free, half-day workshop. Choose a date and time that works for you. Can't make a workshop? Sign up for a recorded webinar!