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, October 23, 2021.
(To learn more about ACT changes 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 October ACT) is September 19, 2021. The deadline for late registration (with an added fee) is October 3, 2021.
Scores for the September 11, 2021 ACT will be released beginning September 21, 2021. Scores for students who took the ACT with Writing will be released October 5, 2021.
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