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Addison

College of DuPage
Addison Learning Commons
301 S Swift Road, Door 12
Addison, IL 60101
630-942-4650

Atkinson

Regional Office of Education of Bureau, Henry, Stark Counties
107 S State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235
309-936-7890

Aurora
Waubonsee Community College
18 S River Street, Room 275
Aurora, IL 60506
630-466-5700
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America Business College
1731 N Farnsworth Avenue
Aurora, IL 60505
630-800-2694
Belleville

Southwestern Illinois College
Main Complex
2500 Carlyle Avenue, Room MC 0603
Belleville, IL 62221
618-641-4989

Bloomington

Regional Office of Education #17
200 W Front Street, Suite 500 D
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-888-5120

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Canton

Regional Office of Education #26
Business Office
735 E Locust Street
Canton, IL 61520
309-518-4017

Carbondale
Southern Illinois University
Testing Services
605 Agriculture Drive
Morris Library, Room 781, MC 4722
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-453-6003
Carlinville

Regional Office of Education #40
225 E Nicholas Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217-854-4016

Carol Stream

College of DuPage
Carol Stream Center
500 N Kuhn Road, Room 101
Carol Stream, IL 60188
630-942-4900

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Carterville

John A Logan College
700 Logan Drive
Carterville, IL 62918
618-998-1283

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Centralia

Centralia Correctional Center - DOC
9330 Shattuc Road
Centralia, IL 62801
618-533-4111
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Kaskaskia College
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
618-545-3160

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Champaign

Champaign-Ford Regional Office of Education #9
3358 Big Pine Trail
Champaign, IL 61822
217-893-3219
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Parkland College
Assessment Center
2400 W Bradley Avenue, Room U203
Champaign, IL 61821
217-351-2433

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Charleston

Regional Office of Education #11
730 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920
217-348-0151

Chester

Monroe Randolph Regional Office of Education #45
1 Taylor Street, Room 101
Chester, IL 62233
618-826-5471

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Chicago

America Business College
5649 W Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639
773-417-4900
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America Business College of Business & Technology
5649 W Peterson Avenue, Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60639
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America Business College of Business & Technology
4440 S Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60632
773-650-1010
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Arturo Velasquez Institute
College of Business & Technology
2800 S Western, Room 1219
Chicago, IL 60608
773-838-1520

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Chicago FBOP MCC
71 W Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60605
312-322-0567 x1487
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Chicago State University
Education Building
9501 S King Drive, Floor 2C, Office 208
Chicago, IL 60628
773-995-2598

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Cook County Juvenile Probation - DOC
1100 S Hamilton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
312-433-7859
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Crossroads Adult Transition Center - DOC
3210 W Arthington
Chicago, IL 60612
773-638-8480
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Harry S Truman College
1145 W Wilson
Main Building, Room L114
Larry McKeon Building, Room 136
Chicago, IL 60640
773-907-4889

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Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
700 E Oakwood Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60653
773-256-2034
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Kennedy King College
Testing Resources Center
6343 S Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60621
773-602-5340
 

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Malcolm X College
1900 W Jackson Blvd., Room 1413
Chicago, IL 60612
312-850-7238
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North Lawndale Adult Transition Center - DOC
3210 W Arthington
Chicago, IL 60612
773-638-8480
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Olive Harvey College

Testing Resources Center
10001 S Woodlawn Avenue,  Room 2401 & 2402
Chicago, IL 60628
773-291-6472
 

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PACE Institute - DOC
2600 S California
Chicago, IL 60608
773-927-1536
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Richard J. Daley College
7500 S Pulaski Road, Room 2103
Chicago, IL 60652
773-838-7775
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South Chicago Learning Center
3055 E 92nd Street, Lab 15
Chicago, IL 60617
773-291-6770

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Wilbur Wright College
Testing Center
4300 N Narragansett, Room L127, L 131
Chicago, IL 60634
773-481-8897
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Youth Center at Chicago - DOC
136 N Western, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
312-633-5219
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Youth Education Program (YEP)
Safer Foundation
609 W Adams
Chicago, IL 60661
312-575-3270

Chicago Heights

Prairie State College
202 South Halsted Street, Room 2505
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
708-709-3558
 

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Cicero

America Business College-Cicero
5713 W. Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
708-477-6103
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Morton College
3801 S. Central Avenue, Room 233C
Cicero, IL 60804
708-656-8000

Crest Hill

Stateville Correctional Center - DOC
16830 S. Route 53
Crest Hill, IL 60403
815-727-3607
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Stateville NRC Correctional Center - DOC
20025 Division
Crest Hill, IL 60403
815-727-3607

Crystal Lake

McHenry County College
8900 US HiWY 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-455-3700

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Danville
Danville Area Community College - DOC
Assessment Center
2000 E Main Street
Danville, IL 61832
217-443-3222
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Danville Correctoinal Center - DOC
3820 E Main Street
Danville, IL 61834
217-446-0441
DeKalb

Regional Office of Education #16
2500 N Annie Glidden Road, Suite C
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-217-0460

Decatur

Decatur Correctoinal Center - DOC
2310 E Mound Road
Decatur, IL 62524
217-877-0353
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Richland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521
217-875-7200

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Dixon

Dixon Correctoinal Center - DOC
2600 N. Brinton Avenue
Dixon, IL 61021
217-558-2200 X3615
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Sauk Valley Community College
173 Illinois Route 2
Dixon, IL 61021
815-835-6530

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DuQuoin

DuQuoin IIP Correctional Center - DOC
275 Agriland Acres
DuQuoin, IL 62832
618-357-9722

East Moline

East Moline Correctional Center - DOC
100 Hill Crest Road
East Moline, IL 61244
217-558-2200 x3615

East Moline

East Moline Correctional Center - DOC
100 Hill Crest Road
East Moline, IL 61244
217-558-2200 x3615

East St Louis

East St Louis Senior High School
4901 State Street
East St Louis, IL 62205
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Southwestern Correctional Center - DOC
950 Kingshighway Street
East St Louis, IL 62330

Elgin

Elgin Community College
1700 Spartan Drive, Bldg. B, Room 115
Elgin, IL 60123
847-214-7150

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Fairfield

Frontier Community College
2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
618-842-3711

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Forest Park

Joseph Business School
7600 W Roosevelt Road
Forest Park, IL 60130
708-697-6200

Freeport

Highland Community College
2998 W Pearl City Road
Forest Park, IL 61032
815-599-3680
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Regional Office of Education #8
27 S State Avenue, Suite #101
Freeport, IL 61032
815-599-1408

Galesburg

Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, Bldg. B, Room B-07
Galesburg, IL 61401
309-341-1631
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Regional Office of Education #33
121 S Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
309-345-3828

Geneva

Kane County Regional Office of Education
210 S 6th Street
Geneva, IL 60134
630-232-5955

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Glen Ellyn

College of DuPage
Testing Center
425 Fawell Blvd, BIC 2A08
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
630-942-2401

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College of DuPage - DOC
DuPage County Jail
425 Fawell Blvd, BIC 2A08
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
630-942-3202

Godfrey

Lewis & Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Road
Haskell Hall, Room B25
Godfrey, IL 62035
618-468-5240

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Golconda

Dixon Springs IIP - DOC
979 State Route HWY 146W
Golconda, IL 62938
618-658-8371

Granite City

Madison County Regional Office of Education #41
1314 Niedringhaus Avenue
Granite City, IL 62040
618-501-4035
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Southwestern Illinois College
4950 Maryville Road, Room 408
Granite City, IL 62040
618-931-0600

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Grayslake

College of Lake County
Testing Center
19351 W Washington Street, Room B150
Grayslake, IL 60030
847-543-2076

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Greenville

Greenville -
FBOP FCI
FBOP FPC
100 US HWY 40
Greenville, IL 62246
618-664-6227

Harrisburg
Southeastern Illinois College
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-5400
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Youth Center at Harrisburg - DOC
1201 Poplar Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-8681
Hillsboro

Graham Correctional Center - DOC
12078 IL Route 185
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217-532-6961

Hillside

West 40 intermedicate Service Center #2
4413 Roosevelt Road, Suite 104
Hillside, IL 60162
708-449-4284

Ina

Big Muddy River Correctional Center - DOC
251 N IL HWY 37
Ina, IL 62846
618-437-5300

Jacksonville

Jacksonville Correctional Center - DOC
2268 E Morton
Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-245-1481
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Regional Office of Education #1
110 N West Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-243-1804

Jennifer K. Foster, GED Administrator

Illinois Community College Board
401 E. Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 558-5668

Jerseyville

Regional Office of Education #40
303 W Exchange Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
618-498-5541

Joliet

Center for Correctional Concerns - DOC
95 S Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-740-5631
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Joliet Junior College
Academic Skills Center - City Center Campus
235 N Chicago Street, JCTR-6002
Joliet, IL 60432
815-280-2261

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Joliet Junior College
Academic Skills Center - Campus Center
1215 Houbolt Road, A-1138
Joliet, IL 60431
815-280-2261
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Joliet Treatment Center - DOC
2848 W McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60436
815-730-4400

Kankakee

Kankakee Community College
Specialized Testing Center
100 College Drive, Room D217
Kankakee, IL 60901
815-802-8530

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Kewanee

Kewanee Correctional Center - DOC
2021 Kentville Road
Kewanee, IL 61443
309-852-4601

Lincoln

Heartland Community College
2201 Woodlawn Road
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-735-1731
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Lincoln Correctional Center- DOC
1098-1350th Street
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-735-5411

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Logan Correctional Center- DOC
1098-1350th Street
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-735-5581

Loves Park

Boone Winnebago Regional Office of Education
300 Heart Blvd
Loves Park, IL 61111
815-636-3060

Macomb

Regional Office of Education #26
130 S Lafayette, Suite 200
Macomb, IL 61455
309-833-6017
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Spoon River College
2500 E Jackson Street
Macomb, IL 61455
309-833-6031

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Malta

Kishwaukee College
21193 Malta Road
Malta, IL 60150
815-825-9841

Marion

Marion
FBOP FPC
FBOP USP
4500 Prison Road
Marion, IL 62959
618-964-1441 x1486

Mattoon

Lake Land College
Webb Hall
5001 Lake Land Blvd., Room 044
Mattoon, IL 61938
217-234-5287

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Maywood

PLCCA, INC.
411 W Madison Street
Maywood, IL 60153
708-450-3500

Menard

Menard Correctional Center - DOC
711 E Kashaskia Street
Menard, IL 62259
618-826-5071

Moline

Black Hawk College
Testing Center
6600 34th Avenue, Bldg. 1
Moline, IL 61265
309-796-5170

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Rock Island County Regional Office of Education
3430 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265
309-736-1111

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Mount Carmel

Wabash Valley College
2200 College Drive
Science Bldg. Room 41
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
618-263-5126

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Mount Sterling

Western Correctional Center - DOC
2500 Route 99 South 9
Mount Sterling, IL 62353
217-773-4441

Mt. Vernon

Regional Office of Education #13
1714 Broadway Street
Mt. Vernon, IL  62864
618-244-8040

Murphysboro

Jackson/Perry Regional Office of Education #30
819 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-687-4890
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Murphysboro Skills Re-Entry Center - DOC
636 Elza Brantley Drive
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-565-2944

Naperville

College of DuPage Naperville Center
1223 Rickert Drive
Naperville, IL 60540
630-942-4750

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Normal

Heartland Community College
Student Commons Bldg., Room SCB 2002
1500 W Raab Road, Room SCB 2002
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8050

Oak Forest

South Suburban College
16333 S. Kilbourn Avenue, Room 5130
Oak Forest, IL 60452
708-225-6040

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Oglesby

Illinois Valley Community College
815 N. Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-224-0542

Olney

Olney Central College
305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450\
618-395-7777

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Palos Hills

Moraine Valley Community College
Testing Service Department
9000 W College Pkwy. Bldg. G, Room G231
Palos Hills, IL 60465
708-974-5309

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Pekin

Pekin 
FBOP FCI
FBOP FPC
2600 S 2nd Street
Pekin, IL 61554
309-346-8588 x1500
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Regional Office of Education #53
414 Court Street, Suite 100
Pekin, IL 61554
309-477-2290

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Peoria

Illinois Central College
5407 N University Street, Arbor 103
Peoria, IL 61635
309-690-6990
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Peoria County Jail - DOC
301 N Maxwell Road
Peoria, IL 61604
309 697-7807
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Regional Office of Education #48
324 Main Street, Room 401
Peoria, IL 61602
309-672-6906

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Pinckneyville

Pinckneyville Correctional Center
5835 State Route 154
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
618-357-9722

Pittsfield

Pittsfield Work Camp
23540 365th Street
Pittsfield, IL 62363
217-245-1481
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Regional Office of Education #1
39637 260th Avenue
Pittsfield, IL 62363
217-641-4570

Pontiac

Heartland Community College
211 E Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-842-6777

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Pontiac Correctional Center - DOC
700 W Lincoln Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-842-2816

Quincy

Regional Office of Education #1
507 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217-277-2080

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Rantoul

Lincoln's ChalleNGe Academy
208 W Borman Drive
Rantoul, IL 61866
217-893-3219

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Robinson

Lincoln Trail College
11220 State HWY 1
Robinson, IL 62454-5707
618-544-8657

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Regional Office of Education #12
301 South Cross Street
Robinson, IL 62454
618-544-2719

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Robinston Correctional Center - DOC
13423 E 1150th Avenue
Robinson, IL 62454
618-546-5659

Rockford

Winnebago County Justice Center
Regional Office of Education
650 W State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
815-319-6711
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Works! Center
715 W State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
815-316-4171

Romeoville

Joliet Junior College
Academic Skills Center
1125 West Romeo Road, RMA-1039
Romeoville, IL
815-280-2261

Roodhouse

Green County Work Camp - DOC
US 67 South
Roodhouse, IL 62082
217-245-1481

Schaumburg

Harper Professional Center
650 E Higgins Road, Suite 2W
Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-925-6078

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Sheridan

Sheridan Correctional Center
4017 E 2603 Road
Sheridan, IL 60551
815-496-2181

Springfield

Regional Office of Education #51
Sangamon County
2201 S Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703
217-753-6620

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St Charles

Youth Center at St. Charles
3825 Campton Hills Road
St Charles, IL 60175
630-584-0506 x280

Sumner

Lawrence Correctional Center
10940 Lawrence Road
Sumner, IL 62466
618-936-2064

Taylorville

Taylorville Correctional Center
1144 Illinois Route 29
Taylorville, IL 62568
​​​​​​ 217-824-4004

Thomson

Thomson
FBOP AUSP
FBOP FPC
1100 One Mile Road
Thomson, IL 61285
815-259-1000 x1024

Thomson

Thomson
FBOP AUSP
FBOP FPC
1100 One Mile Road
Thomson, IL 61285
815-259-1000 x1024

University Park

Governors State University
GMT Building
1 University Parkway, Room GMT 104/107
University Park, IL 60484
708-235-7555

Vandalia

Vandalia Correctional Center
Route 51 North
Vandalia, IL 62471
618-283-4170

Vienna

Shawnee Correctional Center
6665 State Route 146E
Vienna, IL 62995
618-658-8331
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Vienna Correctional Center
6695 State Route 146E
Vienna, IL 62995
618-658-8371

Warrenville

Youth Center at Warrenville
30 W 200 Ferry Road
Warrenville, IL 60555
630-983-6231

Waterloo

Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education #45
107 E Mill Street
Waterloo, IL 62298
618-939-5650

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Westmont

College of DuPage
Westmont Learning Commons
650 Pasquinelli Drive
Westmont, IL 60559
630-942-4850

Illinois State High School Equivalency Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have lived in Illinois for 30 days.
  • You must not have graduated from high school and cannot be currently enrolled in a regular high school.
  • You also must pass the U.S. and Illinois Constitution Test in order to receive your certificate.

GED Test Eligibility

  • You must be at least 18 years old. If you are under 18 years of age, you must meet additional requirements.
  • Cost: GED: $30 (per subject), $120 (total); HiSET: $24 (per subject), $120 (total); TASC: $24 (per subject), $120 (total)
  • Passing score: 145 (minimum)
  • Accommodations: You must apply for disability accommodations through the GED Testing Service page.

HiSET Test Eligibility

  • You must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16, there’s a different set of rules than if you are 17 years of age; see these additional requirements.
  • Cost: $18 (per subtest); $90 (total)
  • Passing score: 8 (minimum) on each subtest, combined score of 45 and at least a 2 on the Language Arts - Writing essay
  • Accommodations: Find out about disability accommodations and fill out your HiSET Accommodations Request Form on HiSET website.

TASC Test Eligibility

  • You must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16, there’s a different set of rules than if you are 17 years of age; see these additional requirements.
  • Cost: $18.40 (each subtest); $92 (total)
  • Passing score: 500 (minimum) in each subject; at least a 2 out of 8 on the Language Arts - Writing essay
  • Accommodations: Find out about disability accommodations and fill out your TASC Accommodations Request Form on TASC Test website.

After you pass the exams and the Constitution Test, the Illinois Community College Board will award you with the Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate.

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