ACT Test 2019– Being a top-known college admission test, ACT can also help you to make a muscular plan for your career after high school. After taking the test, you will receive personalized career information which will further help you to build a comprehensive profile. You can show the past work you did in high school and future plans to your desired college & university with ACT.

The format of ACT test is designed to judge your skill in four subject areas- Mathematics, English, Reading, and Science. The score will be accepted by all the 4-year colleges and universities in the United State.

News: Students are required to follow the schedule given below to register for the exam

Why should you take ACT?

There are a number of reasons associated to this, some of them are explained below:

  • Remember the ACT cannot be counted as an aptitude or IQ test. The test evaluates what you learned in your high school. The harder you learn in high school, more you will be prepared for the test.
  • There are several methods available to prepare for ACT test. You can find a number of free online practice sets, free student booklet and quick testing tips for each subject.
  • You can build a powerful plan for your future.
  • Your score will be calculated based on the number of correct attempts you made. You won’t be penalized for the wrong attempts.
  • Taking the ACT will help colleges to find you easily.
  • You have control to choose four colleges to whom your ACT score will be sent.

ACT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must read this section before they plan to register for ACT exam. Only an eligible candidate can take ACT and get score. Students of any age and grade levels are permitted to appear for ACT. It means, students having grades 6, 7, 8 and 9 and high school graduates are allowed to apply for the test.

ACT  Test Dates 2019-2020

Please check out the official ACT test dates, registration deadlines, score release date etc. The test conducting authority has released the official schedule for ACT 2019-20. We have updated the table as per its official notification.

Test Dates for United States, United States territories, Puerto Rico, and Canada

Test DateRegistration DeadlineWith Late Fee
September 14, 2019August 16, 2019August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019September 20, 2019September 21-October 4, 2019
December 14, 2019November 8, 2019November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020January 10, 2020January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020Feb 28, 2020Frb 29- March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020May 8, 2020May 9-20, 2020
July 18, 2020June 19, 2020June 20-26, 2020

International Test Dates for ACT

Test DateRegistration Deadline
September 2019August 2019
October 2019September 2019
December 2019November 2019
April 2020March 2020
June 2020May 2020

ACT Online Registration 2019- How to Register?

In order to register for ACT 2019, you will have to create an ACT web account. There are a number of benefits there in after creating an ACT web account:

  • You can register online for ACT test 2019;
  • It is easy to view your score;
  • You can send additional score reports;
  • You can register for the next test;

Prerequisites for ACT Registration

  • Test date and location. You’ll be also asked to provide certain additional information that will truly define your career.
  • A Laptop or Desktop with an internet connection. It is not recommended to use a mobile and tablet.
  • Credit card or any other modes of payment.
  • High school program details.
  • Headshot photograph.

Photograph Requirements

In order to complete the registration process, you’ll be asked to provide a recently taken photograph. Your photograph must meet the requirements as specified below:

  • The photograph must belong to any of the format from JPEG, JPG, PNG, or BMP image file.
  • The maximum size of the photograph should be 5 MB.
  • In case you are not having access to a digital photograph for uploading via computer or you do not have access to your mobile device to upload, you may submit a hard copy of your photograph, which must meet the required specifications.

ACT Test Fees

Type Fee
ACT (no writing)$46.00

ACT with writing


International Testing (Outside of the U.S., Canada, or U.S. territories )


Score reports for 5th and 6th college choices

$13.00 for each

Telephone re-registration

$15.00 (You can call 319.337.1270 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., central time, Monday through Friday)

Late registration (US or Canada only)


Standby testing


Test date change


Test center change (with same test date)


If you want to view scores and score report online


Test Information Release (TIR)


Payment Mode- One can make the payment by using a credit card. ACT accepts payment through any valid American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa card.

Procedure to Make Changes in the Registration

To make changes in the registration, you need to log in to your ACT web account and choose “Make changes to your registration”. Or else, you may call 319.337.1270. You can make changes in the test option, test center, test date and others such as college choices, address etc.

ACT Test Pattern 2019

Here is the quick highlights of ACT test pattern:

  • ACT will test your skill in four subject areas namely Mathematics, English, Reading, and Science.
  • If you have chosen ACT with Writing then you will be tested in four subject areas as mentioned above. Additionally, you have to appear for a 40 minutes writing test.
  • The ACT test will comprise of 215 multiple-choice questions that are to be solved in 3 hours and 30 minutes, including a short break.
  • The total testing hour is 2 hours and 55 minutes. You will be given additional 40 minutes if you have selected ACT with writing.

ACT 2019 Score

The authority will upload your score online and you can see it using your ACT web account. The ACT scores are processed and added on weekly basis. Hence, you should keep checking your account for your scores. Please keep in your mind that the ACT customer care is not capable to provide you information about your score by email, phone, chat or fax.

Dates, When Your Score will be Available

  • The multiple-choice scores are usually accessible within two weeks after each international or national test date. However, sometimes, it may take up to eight weeks.
  • Writing scores takes approximately two weeks after your multiple-choice scores. If you have selected ACT with writing then your complete score will be considered only after the release of your writing scores.

 Tentative Score Reporting Dates

National or international test datesDate of releasing Multiple-choice scores
September 2019September 2019–November 2019
October 2019November 2019–January 2020
December 2019December 2019–February 2020
February 2019February 2020–April 2020
April 2019April 2020–June 2020
June 2019June 2020–August 2020
July 2019July 2020–August 2020

 Delivery Timelines for ACT Score

The authority prepares three types of report for each student. Please find the details below:

Report TypeWill Sent toDelivery TimeWhat it contains
Student reportTo your ACT web accountTake approximately two to eight weeks after the test dateContains information related to your ACT scores, college and career planning
High school reportTo your high schoolTake approximately two to eight weeks after the test dateContains information related to your ACT scores, college and career planning
College reportList of college or scholarship agency you selected at the time of registrationDepends upon the college and when orderedInformation of student and high school report along with the grades you reported to maximum 30 high school courses; It may contain prediction regarding your performance in particular college program and courses.


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