Here's the most updated info on when the next ACT test is happening and when you have to register.
At this moment, the next ACT test date is Saturday, April 17, 2021. Unfortunately, not all testing centers will be open on these test date because of COVID-19 closures.
(To learn more about ACT dates that have been cancelled due to COVID-19, be sure to check out this FAQ article for more information.)
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The next ACT registration deadline (for the April ACT) is March 12, 2021. The deadline for late registration (with an added fee) is March 26, 2021.
Scores for the February 6, 2021 ACT will be released beginning March 8, 2021. Scores for students who took the ACT with Writing will be released March 22, 2021.
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