The ACT is the leading US college admissions test, measuring what you learned in high school to determine your academic readiness for college. The ACT® test contains four multiple-choice tests: English, mathematics, reading, and science. The ACT with writing includes the four multiple-choice tests and a writing test.
- English (45 minutes)
Measures standard written English and rhetorical skills.
- Mathematics (60 minutes)
Measures mathematical skills students have typically acquired in courses taken up to the beginning of grade 12.
- Reading (35 minutes)
Measures reading comprehension.
- Science (35 minutes)
Measures the interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills required in the natural sciences.
- Optional Writing Test (40 minutes)
Measures writing skills emphasized in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.
You'll need to create an ACT student web account or log in to your existing account. Registration takes approximately 40 minutes. Continue to ACT.org to register.