The ACT Assessment is a nationally recognized college admissions exam that tests the areas of English, Math, Reading, and Science with an optional written essay. ACT results with no essay are accepted by Tarleton State University for admission. The ACT Assessment is a curriculum based test. The questions on the ACT are directly related to what you have learned in your high school courses in English, Mathematics, and Science. The ACT is normally administered in October, December, February, April, and June.
The SAT measures the critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students have developed over time and the skills they need to be successful academically in college. The SAT assesses how well you analyze and solve problems—skills you learned in school that you'll need in college. The SAT is accepted without essay for admissions requirements at Tarleton State University. The SAT is normally administered in October, November, December, February, March, May, and June.