Welcome to FairTest

FairTest works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.

Test Optional Schools



4-Year Colleges & Universities with ACT/SAT-Optional Testing Policies for Fall, 2022 Admissions


colleges and universities do not require ACT/SAT scores from Fall 2022 applicants


of Bachelor-degree Granting U.S. Colleges and Universities Will Not Require ACT/SAT Scores From Fall 2022 Applicant


FairTest works for reasonable, limited, and beneficial usage of standardized assessments to improve educational outcomes rather than to push protect students, teachers and schools.

Higher Education

FairTest works to end overuse and misuse of admissions tests, which research shows provides only limited predictive validity anddisadvantages women, low-income students, and underrepresented minorities.