GED South Carolina General Information

South Carolina GED Testing Info

South Carolina awards the State of South Carolina High School Equivalency Diploma to candidates who pass the GED exams in South Carolina.

The GED testing fee in South Carolina is $80 for all five tests for residents, or $160 if you do not live in South Carolina. The GED test is available in English only in South Carolina and can be taken at any of the South Carolina 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.

South Carolina GED Practice Test

The best way to make sure you pass the South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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 South Carolina.

South Carolina GED Testing Eligibility

To take the GED test in South Carolina you must be at least 17 years old. You must not be enrolled in a public or private high school, and you must not already have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. If you are under 19, you must have a South Carolina Verification of School Withdrawal form completed by the principal or attendance supervisor of your last school.

You may take the GED test in South Carolina if you are a non-resident temporarily in the state, but you will not receive the South Carolina Equivalency Diploma. Your scores will be sent to your home state.

Don’t take the South Carolina 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.

South Carolina 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.

South Carolina GED Retesting

If you took the SC GED test and did not pass, as long as your total score is over 2150 you don’t have to take the whole test again, just the parts you did not pass and any subjects you want to improve. If your score is under 2150, you may need to retake the entire test. You can take the GED tests up to three times during a calendar year. Before you test again, it’s a good idea to go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared. The to retest in South Carolina is $16 per subject for residents, and $32 per subject for non-residents.

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South Carolina 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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South Carolina GED Transcripts

You can get a copy of your South Carolina GED transcripts or certificate from the South Carolina State Department of Education. Just print and fill out the South Carolina Request for Duplicate GED Diploma/GED Transcript. Follow the instructions on the form, and mail it in to the address on the form along with your fee. The cost is $10 for each duplicate South Carolina GED transcript or diploma. There is a fee of $5 to fax a GED transcript.



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GED SC Testing Centers and Test Prep

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


GED Programs in South Carolina

Download an Adult Education Program Directory for South Carolina including contacts for adult education throughout South Carolina. Call for information about GED programs and GED classes in your area.


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