What ACT Does

Most people know us for the ACT test, but that's just one aspect of our work.

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. We also serve millions of job seekers, businesses, government agencies, and policymakers around the world.


Who ACT Serves

Each year, we reach millions in all 50 states and in more than 130 countries.

Our programs are designed to boost lifelong learning and potential for success in schools and workplaces around the world. We're passionate about making a difference in all we do. Whether it's guiding students along their learning paths, enabling companies to develop their workforce, fostering parent, teacher, and counselor understanding of student progress, guiding job seekers toward career success, or informing policymakers about education and workforce issues.

Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Vision—To be the leading source for innovative solutions that advance individuals throughout their lifetimes.

Mission—Helping people achieve education and workplace success.

Values—Excellence. Diversity. Leadership. Empowerment. Learning. Sustainability.



Meet the ACT Leadership Team

ACT leaders come from a broad range of backgrounds and offer diverse perspectives and experiences. From policymakers, to leaders in workforce and education, they provide a wide-ranging spectrum of knowledge to guide the organization.


In the Community

As an extension of our mission, ACT offers financial and volunteer support to communities and organizations both at our headquarters in Iowa City and around the country. We’re inspired by the opportunity to make a positive difference. Below are a few ways we’re impacting our world each day.


ACT Perspectives

ACT provides perspective on topics of interest to our customers and industry, and shares information about events that are sponsored or attended by ACT.

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ACT Locations

ACT team members contribute to our organization from coast to coast and even from other countries.

We recognize the importance of hiring skilled team members who will thrive in our company culture. We're open to exploring workplace options to match your location needs.