GED Alaska General Information

Alaska GED Testing Info

Alaska awards the State of Alaska High School Diploma By Examination to candidates who pass the GED exams in Alaska.

The GED testing fee in Alaska is $25 for all five tests, or $5 per test. The GED test is available in English, Spanish, and French languages in Alaska and can be taken at any of the Alaska Official GED Testing Centers. Be sure to check specific testing information with your local GED test center, since fees, schedules, test languages, and other requirements may vary.

To pass the GED test, you will need to score a minimum of 410 on each test, and an average of 450. Find out more answers about the GED test at the GED FAQ.

Alaska GED Practice Test

The best way to make sure you pass the Alaska GED test is to be prepared. If you think you’re ready for the test, or if you want to know what to study, you should take a GED practice test. While Alaska doesn’t require a practice test to take the GED, a practice test can improve your GED scores. Find out about online GED practice tests for Alaska.

Alaska GED Testing Eligibility

You are eligible to take the GED test in Alaska if you are at least 18 years old and do not have a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate. If you are 16 and 17 years old, you may take the test if you present a withdrawal slip from your former school in Alaska and a legal emancipation document or written permission from a parent or guardian. All GED test-takers in the state of Alaska must be physically present in the state at the time of application and GED testing. Alaskans temporarily out of the state may receive a diploma upon submission of an application by the GED Testing Service, a United States Armed Forces Institute, a Veteran’s Administration Hospital, or a federal correctional institution.

Don’t take the Alaska GED test unless you’re prepared. You can pass, but if you’re like most people, you’ll need some brush-up and to get familiar with the test. Find out about GED online classes.

Alaska GED: College Eligibility

More than 60 percent of GED test-takers plan to go on to college. The GED exam can help you get there. Ninety-eight percent of colleges and universities in the U.S. accept the GED credential, though some colleges require additional tests, such as the SAT or the ACE. Check with the admissions offices of the colleges you’re interested in for their requirements. Beware of online high school degrees that colleges won’t accept.

Alaska GED Retesting

If you took the AK GED test and did not pass, you don’t have to take the whole test again, just the parts that you did not pass. You cannot retest for one subject before taking all the parts of the test. Before you test again, go back to study, to make sure that you’re prepared. The state of Alaska does not require a wait period before testing again, but you cannot take the GED exam more than three times in a calendar year. The fee to retest in Alaska is $5 per subject.

Think you’re ready to retest? Try a GED practice test.

Alaska GED Testing Accommodations

You may ask for testing accommodations for physical or mental issues that may affect your ability to take the test, including learning disabilities, ADHD, psychiatric or psychological conditions, and physical/chronic health conditions. You will need relevant medical or academic records and a current evaluation of your condition by a doctor or psychologist, plus a detailed letter or report from your evaluator. You will also need to fill out an Accommodations Request Form for either ADHD, Emotional/Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, or Health Disabilities, which has sections for you, the GED Chief Examiner in your area, and your evaluator. Read the testing accommodations guidelines for more information.

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Alaska GED Transcripts

If you have taken the official GED tests in Alaska and want an official copy of your scores mailed to a college, institution, employer, agency, or yourself, send in a written and signed request to the GED Testing Office. The easiest way is to print and fill out the Alaska GED Transcript Release Form. There is a cost of $10 for a new diploma, but no fee for a transcript. Mail or fax the form to:

  • State ABE/GED Office
  • Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • P.O. Box 115509
  • Juneau, AK 99811
  • Phone: (907) 465-4685
  • Fax: (907) 465-4186
  • Email: ged@alaska.gov



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GED AK Testing Centers and Test Prep

To find local GED schools in Alaska, the best resources are local adult education centers, libraries, community colleges, and adult schools. Resources for GED classes in Alaska are listed below, as well as Alaska GED testing centers.


Local GED Programs versus Online GED Courses

Local GED programs provide classroom learning, often similar to high school programs. Online GED courses provide GED test prep in your home, on your own schedule. The GED Academy online GED courses create a customized learning experience to walk you through getting your Alaska GED.


GED Programs in Alaska

Download a list of adult education/GED schools in Alaska. Call for information about GED programs and program fees in your area.


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