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  • National ACT Test Dates for 2021-2022 

    Test Date

    Regular Registration Deadline

    Late Registration Deadline
    Late Fee Applies

    Standby Deadline
    Photo Upload Deadline

    September 11, 2021

    August 6

    August 20

    September 3

    October 23, 2021

    September 17

    October 1

    October 15

    December 11, 2021

    November 5

    November 19

    December 3

    February 12, 2022

    January 7

    January 21

    February 4

    April 2, 2022

    February 25

    March 11

    March 25

    June 11, 2022

    May 6

    May 20

    June 3

    July 16, 2022

    June 17

    June 24

    July 8



    Cost: The registration fee for the ACT is $60 without writing and $80 with writing. The fee includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges. There is a fee of $15 for each report sent to additional colleges. 

    Fee Waiver: ACT fee waivers are available to qualifying students. Students can receive up to four fee waivers which cover an unlimited number of free score reports and free access to self-paced test prep. See your counselor to obtain a FREE FEE WAIVER.


    Why Take the ACT?

    1.     Most Colleges Will Require Scores | Most colleges want to see how you did on the ACT and/or SAT. Colleges will accept either one—you don't need to submit both unless you want to.

    2.   Scholarships | Many colleges reward students with Merit Scholarships, which are based on grades, class rank, and test scores.

    3.    The ACT is Content-Based | Designed to measure curriculum knowledge and achievement in English, mathematics, reading, and science. ACT is based on what you learned in school.

    4.    You Can Send 4 Free Scores to Your Schools of Choice | Most schools, if you send them more than one ACT score, will simply use your highest ACT composite score from single test date. So, if you took the ACT three times and received composite scores of 28, 29, and 30, the school would use your composite and section scores of the test date when you received a 30.

    5.   College and Career Planning | The ACT includes a free education and career planning segment to help you plan for college, comparing your interests with the kinds of majors and occupations that may be right for you.

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