The ACT is a standardized test widely used in the United States for college admissions. It assesses high school students' readiness for college and is accepted by virtually across the country.
The ACT test scoring range is from 1 to 36, with individual scores for each of the four main sections (English, Math, Reading, and Science) averaged to calculate a composite score.
The ACT test is open to high school students and individuals seeking admission to undergraduate programs, typically taken in the United States and some international locations.
There are 215 questions in four multiple-choice sections. The ACT test takes 2 hours and 55 minutes to complete. You will have 40 minutes to finish the essay, if you choose to take optional writing.
ACT test registration fee without optional writing section is $181.50 and with writing section is $206.50, with additional charges for late registration, test date or center changes & score reports.
ACT test is offered multiple times throughout the year on specific dates set by the ACT organization, typically in September, October, December, February, April, June, and July, although exact dates may vary each year.