The ACT Test: Non-US Students

ACT Superscoring is Now Available!

ACT will now provide an automatically calculated ACT Superscore to all students who have taken the ACT more than once from September 2016 to current day. Log in to MyACT to view and send scores.

The leading college admissions test that measures what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for university.

The ACT is an admissions exam used by universities to evaluate undergraduate applicants. All four-year universities in the US, and more than 200 universities outside of the US, accept and value the ACT.

Test Dates

16-17 July, 2021
Register by 25 June
(9 July + late fee)

10-11 September, 2021
Register by 13 August
(27 August + late fee)

8-9 October, 2021
Register by 10 September 10
(24 September + late fee)

10-11 December, 2021
Register by 12 November
(29 November + late fee)

11-12 February, 2022
Register by 14 January
(28 January + late fee)

1-2 April, 2022
Register by 4 March
(18 March + late fee)

10-11 June, 2022
Register by 13 May
(27 May + late fee)

15-16 July, 2022
Register by 17 June
(1 July + late fee)

 

View and Send Your Score

You can have your ACT scores sent to other colleges and scholarship agencies even after you test.

Premium Test Prep Resources

ACT Test Prep

ACT Prep Subject Guides

Practice questions, detailed explanations, and test-taking strategies for each subject

ACT Prep Guide

Official test prep book from the makers of the ACT test.

Receive the latest news about the ACT, including registration reminders and other helpful information to prepare for college and career success.

The ACT Test Overview

The ACT® contains multiple-choice tests in four areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. ACT's writing test is optional and will not affect your composite score.

The ACT-English-45 Minutes-75 Questions

Measures:

Your ability to make decisions to revise and edit short texts and essays in different genres

The ACT - Math - 60 Minutes - 60 Questions

Measures:

Your ability to read closely, reason logically about texts using evidence, and integrate information from multiple resources.

The ACT-Reading-35 Minutes-40 Questions

Measures:

Reading comprehension commonly encountered in first-year college curricula.

The ACT-Science-35 Minutes-40 Questions

Measures:

The interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning and problem-solving skills required in biology, chemistry, Earth/space sciences and physics.

The ACT-Writing-40 Minutes-1 Prompt

Measures:

The optional writing section measures writing skills taught in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.

Test Day Checklist

Know what to expect on test day. Understand what is expected, acceptable, and prohibited.

Have questions? Visit ACT Registration Information, call 319-337-1270, complete this general ACT Test Contact Form, or view more contact forms for specific concerns.