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ACT Information

ACT Information

The ACT is a standardized test which assesses students on their English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science skills through a variety of multiple choice questions. If a student decides to take the ACT Plus Writing includes the four multiple-choice tests in addition to  a 40-minute Writing Test. Students are encouraged to check with the colleges they are considering to help decide which test option to choose.  Students can find additional information about registration, test prep, scores and more at https://www.act.org.

***SUNY has made a decision to temporarily suspend SAT/ACT testing requirements for rising high school seniors intending to enroll at a SUNY bachelor’s degree-granting campus for the 2021-2022 academic year. This temporary change of admission eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022 cycles only.

SUNY will maintain its longstanding commitment to holistic review of student applicants that includes grades, program of study, exam scores, academic achievements, non-academic achievements, and other activities that allow for the evaluation of the potential success of a candidate for admission.


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The State University of New York


Many other colleges have also temporarily suspended SAT/ACT testing requirements for high school seniors intending to enroll in college for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Please check the current requirements for any college you may be interested in.  Please check with guidance to see if you are eligable for a fee waiver. 

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 12, 2020
September 13, 2020 (Sunday)
September 19, 2020
August 31 No late fees
October 10, 2020
October 17, 2020
October 24, 2020
October 25, 2020 (Sunday)
September 25 No late fees
December 12, 2020 November 6 November 7 - November 20
February 6, 2021 January 8 January 9 - January 15
April 17, 2021 March 12 March 13 - March 26
June 12, 2021 May 7 May 8 - May 21
July 17, 2021* June 18 June 19 - June 25

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the July test date.

See Non-Saturday Testing

High School CEEB Code for WNY Maritime Charter School:  331061