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)
October 27, 2018     November 2, 2018 September 29 - October 14, 2018
December 8, 2018     November 2, 2018   November 3-19, 2018
February 9, 2019    January 11, 2019     January 12-18, 2019    
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019
June 8, 2019  May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019

 

 

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