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ACT encourages that students register for the ACT electronically. To do so visit the website www.actstudent.org.

 

Test fee per test option

ACT (No Writing)
$36.50

Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

ACT Plus Writing

$52.50

Includes reports 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.

Additional registration fees and services

Late registration fee (U.S. or Canada only)

add $23.00

Standby testing

add $45.00

Refunded if you are denied admission to the test center on test day, or if your registration was cancelled due to no photo provided.


add $22.00
 

For the same test date.

On December, April, and June national test dates at a national test center; refundable if not available.

ACT Testing Information

ACT Testing Dates

2017-2018

National test dates are for the United States, United States territories, Puerto Rico, and Canada. If you have missed the late registration deadline for a test date, you may be able to request standby testing.

Test Date

Registration Deadline

(Late Fee Required)

September 9, 2017

August 4, 2017

August 5-18, 2017

October 28, 2017

September 22, 2017

September 23-October 6, 2017

December 9, 2017

November 3, 2017

November 4-17, 2017

February 10, 2018

January 12, 2018

January 13-19, 2018

April 14, 2018

March 9, 2018

March 10-23, 2018

June 9, 2018

May 4, 2018

May 5-18, 2018

July 14, 2018*

June 15, 2018

June 16-22, 2018

 

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February and July test dates.

 

 

ACT Prep Resources

Review Help

  • DeSoto parish offers students an online ACT test prep program that will prepare students for the ACT test. To use the program, see Mr. Kolniak for login information.
  • The US Army offers a free online test preparation site for students at www.march2success.com. There is no obligation to the army for using the site. You will have the option when registering to have a recruiter contact you. You can take practice exams for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP exams, ASVAB, and many others.
  • To get a review of the ACT go to http://number2.com/. There are also tips for teachers and parents.