GED Maryland General Information

Maryland GED Testing Info

Through the GED test, Maryland residents can earn a Maryland High School Diploma.

The GED testing fee in Maryland is $45 for the five GED tests. The GED test is available in English, Spanish, and French languages in Maryland. To receive a Maryland High School Diploma, you must take the Writing Skills Test in English. The MD GED test can be taken at any of the Maryland 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.

Maryland GED Practice Test

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

Maryland GED Testing Eligibility

To take the GED in Maryland, you must be 16 years old, and you must have lived in Maryland for at least three months when you take the test. You must also have either (1) no high school diploma or certificate, or (2) a Maryland High School Certificate of Program Completion. The Maryland GED application is available online as a PDF or Word document.

Don’t take the Maryland 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.

Maryland 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.

Maryland GED Retesting

Before you test again, go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared. You can take the GED tests in Maryland up to three times in a calendar year, January 1 through December 31. There is a separate MD GED application for retesting, available online as a PDF or Word document.

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Maryland 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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Maryland GED Transcripts

You can get a duplicate copy of GED transcripts from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation if you took your GED Test in Maryland. Copies of your transcript cost $5.00. You can request your transcript by mail or in person at the Maryland GED office in Baltimore, using the MD GED Official Transcript Request Form, available as a Word document. Complete information about requesting your MD GED transcripts is on the form. If you don’t have software that can open this form, you can download a free Word viewer here.



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GED MD Testing Centers and Test Prep

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


GED Programs in Maryland

Visit the directory of Maryland Adult Education programs and classes to find the local GED program near you and call for information about GED test prep.


Maryland also offers the MDGED-i program, a free online GED program for Maryland residents. To qualify, you must demonstrate 9th grade reading and math skills by taking the CASAS exam at a local adult education program. You must also commit to a minimum of 6 weekly assignments and studying 5-6 hours per week.


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