GED Georgia General Information

Georgia GED Testing Info

Georgia awards a GED diploma from the Technical College System of Georgia to candidates who pass the GED exams in Georgia.

The state of Georgia provides a $500 HOPE voucher scholarship to successful GA GED candidates, to pay for continuing education. The state provides support for GED testing in Georgia, including free GED classes.

The GED testing fee in Georgia is $95 for all five tests, or $19 per test. The GED test can be taken at any of the Georgia 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. Contact your local test center for tests in different languages.

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.

Georgia GED Practice Test

The best way to make sure you pass the Georgia 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 Georgia 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 Georgia.

Georgia GED Testing Eligibility

To qualify for GED testing in Georgia, you must not have graduated from an accredited high school or received a high school equivalency certificate or diploma. You must not be currently enrolled in a regular high school, and you must be at least 16 years of age. Applicants for GED testing in Georgia who are 16 must receive approval and should contact one of the local GED locations for more information. You do not need to be a resident of Georgia to take the GED Test in Georgia, but you must be a resident to receive the $500 HOPE voucher. You will need a photo ID to be admitted to the GED exam.

Don’t take the Georgia 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.

Georgia 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.

Georgia GED Retesting

In Georgia, GED retesting depends on your scores. If your average standard score is 430 or better, you may retake the test at any time, but the state of Georgia recommends that you study to prepare for retaking the test. If your average GED testing scores are 400-429, you’ll need to wait three months or provide evidence of remedial study before retesting. If your average GED testing scores are below 400, you’ll need to wait six months to retake the test, or give evidence that you’ve completed remedial study. If you retest at a center other than your original testing site, you must obtain a release from the original Chief Examiner.

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Georgia 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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Georgia GED Transcripts

You can get a duplicate copy of GED transcripts or your GED diploma from the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education if you took your GED Test in Georgia. Copies of your GED transcripts cost $5.00, and copies of your GA GED diploma cost $8. You can also get a miniature GA GED diploma. To get a copy of your GED transcripts or diploma, print and fill out this GA GED Transcript / Diploma Request Form. Deliver or mail it to the address on the form, along with payment in the form of money order, company check, or cashier’s check.

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GED GA Testing Centers and Test Prep

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

GED Programs in Georgia

Download a list of adult education programs in Georgia to find local GA GED classes. Call for information about GED programs and program fees in your area.

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