GED Michigan General Information

Michigan GED Testing Info

Test-takers who pass the GED Test in Michigan earn a Michigan High School Equivalency Certificate.

The GED testing fee in Michigan is different at different test centers. Contact your local Michigan Official GED Testing Center for fee and schedule information. The GED test is available in English, Spanish, and French languages in Michigan.

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.

Michigan GED Practice Test

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

Michigan GED Testing Eligibility

To be eligible for a High School Equivalency Certificate in Michigan, you must be at least 18 years old and not a high school graduate. The high school class you would have graduated with must have graduated. If you are a graduate of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, National Guard Michigan Youth Challenge Program, you can qualify for a Michigan GED certificate if you are at least 16 years old and successfully pass all GED tests. You must be a former student or current resident of the school district where you earn the credential.

You may take the MI GED test if you are 16 years of age and have been out of a regular school program for one calendar year, or with permission and a waiver from a school district’s superintendent or designee and parent/guardian.

If you are going into the U.S. Armed Forces and are age 17, you may take the GED test with (1) a written request by the recruiting office of any branch of the Armed Forces stating that you have met all military requirements for induction except for GED test scores, (2) a letter or written statement signed by the local school official stating that you have left school and that it would probably be in your best interest to test, and (3) a letter of permission for induction from your parent or guardian.

Don’t take the Michigan 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.

Michigan 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.

Michigan GED Retesting

Retesting is at discretion of the chief examiner, so contact your local GED locations. However, applicants are advised to enroll in preparatory programs and it is recommended that you should wait six months before retesting. Before you test again, go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared.

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

Michigan 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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Michigan GED Transcripts

You can get a duplicate copy of GED transcripts from the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth if you took your GED Test in Michigan. Use the Michigan GED Transcript Request form. Follow the instructions on the form to fill it out and return it to the address on the form.



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GED MI Testing Centers and Test Prep

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


GED Programs in Michigan

Download this spreadsheet of Michigan adult education programs to find a program in your area. Call for information about GED programs and classes in your area.


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