ACT Information

The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

How many questions are there and how long will the test take?

English:75 questions - 45 minutes

Mathematics:60 questions - 60 minutes

Reading:40 questions - 35 minutes

Science:40 questions - 35 minutes

Total:215 questions

Writing:1 prompt - 40 minutes

 

Testing begins after all examinees present by 8:00 a.m. are checked in and seated. A short break is scheduled after the first two tests. For students taking the ACT Plus Writing, a brief break is also scheduled before the Writing Test. Students taking the ACT (No Writing) in standard time rooms are normally dismissed at about 12:15 p.m.; students taking the ACT Plus Writing are normally dismissed at about 1:15 p.m. For more information about what to expect on test day, see test day procedures.

Test fee per test option

ACT (No Writing):  $50.50 Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

ACT Plus Writing:  $67.00 Includes report for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).  The 16.00 Writing Test fee is refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins.

Signing up online for the ACT is easier and costs the same as using the paper registration form.

 

ACT Test Dates

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Fee Required

September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 Sep. 21-Oct. 4, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 Nov. 9 - 22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 Jan. 11 - 17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 Feb. 29 - Mar. 13, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9 - 22, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 Jun. 20 - 26, 2020
September 5, 2020 July 31, 2020 Aug. 1 - 14, 2020
October 24, 2020 September 18, 2020 Sep. 19 - Oct. 2, 2020
December 5, 2020 October 30, 2020 Oct. 31 - Nov. 13, 2020
February 6, 2021 January 8, 2021 Jan. 9 - 16, 2021

Related Links

 

http://www.testprepreview.com

http://www.exam2jobs.com/act-test.html 

http://exampedia.org/wiki/High_School_Tests

http://www.chegg.com/test-prep/tips-and-tricks/act/act-general/top-50-strategies-for-act-test-day

https://magoosh.com/hs/act/2018/act-test-dates-how-to-choose/