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):  $60.00 Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

ACT Plus Writing:  $85.00 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

Deadline

Late Deadline

Online Score Release*
February 12, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 21, 2022 February 25; April 7, 2022
April 2, 2022 February 25, 2022 March 11, 2022 April 12; June 23, 2022
June 11, 2022 May 6, 2022 May 20, 2022 June 21; August 5, 2022
July 16, 2022 June 17, 2022 June 24, 2022 July 26; September 9, 2022
September 10, 2022 August 5, 2022 August 19, 2022 September 20; October 4, 2022
October 22, 2022 September 26, 2022 September 30, 2022 November 1; November 15, 2022
December 10, 2022 November 4, 2022 November 18, 2022 December 20, 2022; January 3, 2023

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

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TESTING CENTER HOURS

Not all exams are available between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. See exam schedule for specific dates and times.

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.