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($33.00) Late Fee Required($54.00)
September 8, 2012 August 17, 2012 August 18 – 24, 2012
October 27, 2012 September 21, 2012 September 22 – October5, 2012
December 8, 2012 November 2, 2012 November 3 – 16, 2012
February 9, 2013 January 11, 2013 January 12 – 18, 2013
April 13, 2013 March 8, 2013 March 9 – 22, 2013
June 8, 2013 May 3, 2013 May 4 – 17, 2013

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 to Libraries”
  2. Click on “Learn-A-Test” (on the left side of the page)
  3. Click on “Learn-A-Test” (in the middle of the page)

Once you are at the log-in page, you will need to click on NEW USER and create an account.