ACT Exam Dates

About The ACT Exam Test & 2019-2020 Test Dates

The ACT is the leading US college admissions test that measures what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for college. The ACT contains multiple-choice tests in four areas: English, math, reading and science. ACT’s writing test is optional and will not affect your composite score.

TIP: Take as many practice tests as possible as well as a few official ACT Exams.

ACT Exam Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Score Release**
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 30, 2019 September 24 / October 10
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 October 4, 2019 November 12 / November 26
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 22, 2019 December 24 / January 7
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 17, 2020 February 25
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 March 13, 2020 April 14 / April 28
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 22, 2020 June 23 / July 7
July 18, 2020* June 19, 2020 June 26, 2020 July 28 / August 11

* No test centers are scheduled in New York for the July test date.
** Estimated release dates based on prior trends. The second date refers to full score release with writing.

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