Egyptian Ministry of Education Accredits ACT for College Admissions

Egyptian Ministry of Education Accredits ACT for College Admissions

The Ministry of Education in Egypt has given its official approval and recognition of the ACT test and the ACT International Subject Tests as acceptable academic measures to be administered and used in the country, as equivalency to the Egyptian National Exam.

Students in Egypt seeking admission to universities both at home and abroad will have more opportunities to demonstrate their college readiness with the introduction of these accredited examinations. The new accreditation means that:

  1. Universities in Egypt will now accept scores on the ACT test and the ACT International Subject Tests for admission.

  2. International high schools in Egypt will administer the ACT test and the ACT International Subject Tests to students for graduation purposes.

ACT is a trusted American nonprofit organization in college and career readiness, providing high-quality assessments grounded in 60 years of research. Millions of students across the globe take the ACT test each year.

ACT CEO Janet Godwin said:

We are delighted to be working with the Ministry of Education and our exclusive regional partner, ConnecME to help measure and verify learning among Egyptian students and students at American high schools in the country. This will truly give students more choice and greater flexibility in testing. ACT’s assessments are trusted around the world to measure college and career readiness, and ACT is committed to serving international markets and helping them prepare students for success.

ConnecME Education, ACT’s exclusive partner for the Middle East and North Africa, administers all the tests in the region. It has been instrumental in bringing the ACT to higher visibility in the area and in pursuing equivalency in Egypt.