Fee for ACT Test

What is the Cost of ACT Test?

Have you ever thought of the importance of taking ACT? This examination not only provides you with the awareness of enhancing your qualification to graduate and postgraduate levels, but also offers advice on your career growth to get an employment easily in the future. To fare well in the ACT, you need to collect detailed information about the test such as, the registration and test dates, the process of applying for the exam, the modes of preparation and most importantly, the test fee that you have to pay to the  administration!

The Types of ACT and the Corresponding Test Fees

The test is administered in two ways i.e. you can choose from among the ACT and ACT plus writing test. The ACT without a writing test is planned to take about 3 hours and 30 minutes including a break in between whereas; the ACT plus writing test is spanned over 4 hours. Fee for the test varies with the test types. The basic registration fee for the test (without writing test) is $34.00 and the ACT plus writing test will cost you $49.50. These test fees include the facility for providing your scores to up to four colleges of your choice. However, if owing to some personal reasons, you get late in registering for the test then, you have to bear an additional cost of $21.00 over the basic registration fee and this applies only to the students taking the test in the United States and Canada.

Re-registration through Phone

Telephone is a very fast medium of communication and it also satisfies parties involved in communication because they hear conversations themselves. Therefore, for re-registration for the exam, you can opt for a telephone. If you want to cancel your earlier registration and want to register again through phone, you have to pay an additional fee of $13.00 above the test fee.

International Center Fee

The test is mainly focused on improving the educational level of the United States, its territories, Canada and Puerto Rico but the administration conducts test all over the world. Even if you are not a resident of the United States, you can attend this test from other countries, and utilize the test scores to gain admission in any of the colleges in the United States. However, if you want to apply for the test from other countries, you have to bear an additional cost of $27.00 over the basic fee of registration for the test.

Change of Test Date

If owing to some personal problems, you could not attend the test on the actual test date for which you were registered, you can apply for the change of the test date by paying an additional amount of $21.00 over the basic test fee. You will be relieved to know that your earlier deposited fee will soon be returned to you.

Change of Test Center

On the other hand, if you want to change your test center but want to take test on the same date, you have to bear an additional cost of $21.00 over the already paid actual test fee.

Standby Testing

If you have missed the regular as well as the late registration deadlines for a particular test date, and also do not have an option to opt for any other date, you can go for the standby testing. This means that you have to register yourself for the test on the spot of examination. Applying for the standby testing does not mean that you will surely be admitted to the examination hall. You may also lose this chance, as you will be welcomed on the first come first serve basis. However, this facility is not free. You have to pay an additional fee of $42.00 over the basic test fee to take the standby testing facility.

If you want to get more information about on this, you can open the link http://www.actstudent.org/regist/actfees.html.

Go through this article carefully, understand the cost of taking the examination for different conditions and pay the fees accordingly!