There are two options for taking the ACT test at Pearl River Community College.

Option One – The National ACT test results are accepted by community and junior colleges as well as by all 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S. National ACT scores may be used for NCAA Athletic Eligibility and for MTAG. Please visit the ACT website at for registration and additional information.

The National ACT is administered on the Pearl River Community College Poplarville Campus and on the Forrest County Center located in Hattiesburg.

National ACT Test Dates

ACT Date Registration Deadline($35.00) Late Fee Required($57.00)
September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 August 9–22, 2014
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 September 20–October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 November 8–21, 2014
February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015 January 10–16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14–27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9–22, 2015

Option TwoThe Residual ACT test scores WILL NOT transfer to other colleges and can only be used by PRCC. The Residual ACT CANNOT be used for MTAG. The Residual ACT test is limited to students who have:

  1. Graduated from high school or have completed and passed the GED
  2. Applied for admission to PRCC or are presently enrolled at PRCC

The Residual ACT is administered on the Pearl River Community College Poplarville Campus.

For additional information on either test, please call the Counseling, Advisement and Placement Center at 601-403-1250.

For FREE ACT practice test visit

  1. Click on Services For Libraries
  2. Click on Learn-A-Test (on the left side of the page)
  3. Click on the LearningExpressLibrary link (in the middle of the page)

Once you are at the LearningExpressLibrary page, you will need to click on Register (in the right corner of the page) in order to create an account.