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Atkinson

Regional Office of Education 28 Bureau
107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL
(309) 936-7890

Aurora

Waubonsee Community College
18 S. River St.
Aurora, IL 60505
630-801-7900

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America Business College
1731 N farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 800-2694

Belleville

Southwestern Illinois College
2500 Carlyle Avenue
Belleville, IL 62221
618-235-2700

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St. Clair County Jail
700 N. 5th Street
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 207-4374

Benton

Franklin-Williamson Regional Office of Education #21
202 West Main Street
Benton, IL 62812
618-438-9711

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Berwyn

Berwyn Public Library
2701 Harlem Avenue
2nd Floor, Learning Lab 2
Berwyn, IL 60402
773-850-7277

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Bloomingdale

College of DuPage Bloomingdale Center
162 S. Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
630-942-4900

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Bloomington

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

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Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Woody Hall B204
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-453-2391

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Southern Illinois University
1840 Innovation Drive Suite 107
Carbondale, IL 62903
618-453-1937

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

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Carlinville

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

Carol Stream

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

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Carterville

John A Logan College
700 Logan Drive
Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-3741

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Centralia

Kaskaskia College
27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
618-545-3115

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Champaign

Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Room U203
Champaign, IL 61821
217-351-2580

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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 Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639
773-417-4900

American Social Services Uptown (ASSU)
2800 W Peterson Avenue
Chicago, IL
(312) 792-7198

Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind
1850 West Roosevelt
Chicago, IL 60608
312-666-1331

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Chicago State University
9501 South King Drive Education Building, Floor 2C Office #208
Chicago, IL 60628
773-995-2000

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Dawson Technical Institute
747 W. 63rd st
Chicago, IL 60621
773-602-5340

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Harry S Truman College
1145 W. Wilson Main Building Room L114
Chicago, IL 60640
773-907-4350

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Kennedy King College
6343 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60621
773-602-5340

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Malcolm X College
1900 West Jackson Blvd., Room 1413
Chicago, IL 60612
(321) 850-7238

Olive Harvey College
10001 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628
773-291-6690

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Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center
3348 South Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
773-890-3100

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Richard J. Daley College
7500 S Pulaski Road Room 2103
Chicago, IL 60652
773-838-7769

Safer Foundation Youth Education Program (YEP)
609 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60661
312-575-3271

South Chicago Learning Center
3055 E. 92nd Street, Lab 15
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 291-6770

St. Augustine College
2610 W. 25th Place
Chicago, IL 60608
773-878-3656

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Wilbur Wright College
4300 N. Narragansett Room L211
Chicago, IL 60634
773-481-8450

Chicago Heights

Prairie State College
202 South Halsted Street Room 2505
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
708-709-7880

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Cicero

America Business College-Cicero
5713 W. Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 477-6103

Morton College
3801 S. Central Avenue
Cicero, IL 60804
708-656-8000

Crystal Lake

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

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Danville

Danville Area Community College
2000 E Main Street
Danville, IL 61832
217-443-3222

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Vermilion County Regional Office of Education
200 S. College
Danville, IL 61832
217-431-2668

DeKalb

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

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Decatur

Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education
432 N. Water St
Decatur, IL 62523
217-422-6113

Richland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521
217-875-7211

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Dixon

Lee Ogle Regional Office of Education #47
7772 Clinton Street
Dixon, IL 61021
815-652-2054

Sauk Valley Community College
173 Illinois Route 2
Dixon, IL 61021
815-835-6310

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East Peoria

Illinois Central College
1 College Drive, L220
East Peoria, IL
(309) 694-5345

Effingham

Regional Office of Education #3
101 North 4th Street
Effingham, IL
(217) 342-4363

Elgin

Elgin Community College
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
847-214-6945

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Evanston

Cook County GED Records Office
1007 Church Street Suite 520
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-9795

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Fairfield

Frontier Community College
2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
618-395-7777

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Forest Park

Joseph Business School
7600 West Roosevelt Road
Forest Park, IL 60130
708-848-8499

Freeport

Regional Office of Education #8
27 S. State Ave Suite #101
Freeport, IL 61032
815-599-1408

Galesburg

Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd
Building "B" Room B-07
Galesburg, IL 61401
309-341-1631

Knox County Academy
1054 East Losey St
Galesburg, IL 61401
309-345-3828

Regional Office of Education #33
121 S. Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 345-3828

Geneva

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

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Glen Ellyn

College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd BIC 2407
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
630-942-2852

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Godfrey

Lewis & Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Road
Baldwin 1442
Godfrey, IL 62035
618-468-4141

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Granite City

Madison County Regional Office of Education #41
1314 Niedringhaus Avenue
Granite City, IL 62040
618-296-4530

Southwestern Illinois College
4950 Maryville Rd Room 408
Granite City, IL 62040
618-931-0600

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Grayslake

College of Lake County
Testing Center - Main Library
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
847-543-2076

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Harrisburg

Southeastern Illinois College
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-5400

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Hillsboro

Regional Office of Education #10
203 South Main Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217-532-9591

Jacksonville

Regional Office of Education #46
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 West Exchange
Jerseyville, IL 62052
618-498-5541

Joliet

Joliet Junior College- City Center Campus
235 North Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 280-1301

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Will County Regional Office of Education
302 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-740-4327

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Kankakee

Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive
Specialized Testing Center - D217
Kankakee, IL 60901
815-802-8302

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Lincoln

Regional Office of Education #38
122 North McLean St
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-732-8388

Louisville

ROE CLAY CO
111 East Chestnut St.
Louisville, IL
(618) 392-4631

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

Spoon River College
2500 E. Jackson Street
Macomb, IL 61455
309-833-6017

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Malta

Kishwaukee College Testing Service
21193 Malta Road
Malta, IL 60150
815-825-9375

Mattoon

Lake Land College
Webb Hall - Room 044
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938
217-238-8292

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Moline

Black Hawk College - ILC
6600 34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
309-796-8216

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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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Monmouth

Regional Office of Education #27
105 North E St
Monmouth, IL 61462
309-734-6822

Morris

Joliet Junior College Academic Skills Ctr
725 School Street
Morris, IL 60450
(815) 942-1552

Mount Carmel

Wabash Valley College
2200 College Drive
Science Building Room 41
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
618-262-8641

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Mt. Carmel

Wabash Valley College
2200 College Drive
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 262-8641

Mt. Vernon

Regional Office of Education 13
1714 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL
(618) 244-8040

Murphysboro

Jackson/Perry Regional Office of Education #30
819 Walnut St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-684-4890

Naperville

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

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New Lenox

Regional Office of Education 56
702 W. Maple Street
New Lenox, IL
(815) 740-8360

Newton

Roe Jasper Co
204 West Washington St.
Newton, IL
(618) 392-4631

Normal

Heartland Community College
1500 W Raab Rd.
Student Commons Building Room SCB 2002
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8048

Oak Forest

American Social Services of Uptown INC
6006 159th Street
Building B - 2nd Floor
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(773) 506-0268

South Suburban College
16333 S. Kilbourn Ave, Room 5130
Oak Forest, IL 60452
708-225-6029

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Oglesby

Illinois Valley Community College
815 N. Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 224-2720

Olney

Olney Central College
305 N West St.
Olney, IL 62450
866-622-4322

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Regional Office of Education #12
103 W. Main Street, Third Floor
Olney, IL 62450
618-392-4631

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Palatine

William Rainey Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067
847-925-6203

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Palos Hills

Moraine Valley Community College
10900 South 88th Avenue
Palos Hills, IL 60465
708-974-5340

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Pekin

Regional Office of Education #53
414 Court Street Suite 100
Pekin, IL 61554
309-477-2290

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Peoria

Regional Office of Education
324 Main Street Room 401
Peoria, IL 61602
309-672-6906

Illinois Central College
5407 N. University, Arbor 103
Peoria, IL
(309) 690-6990

Peoria County Jail
301 N. Maxwell Road, GED Department
Peoria, IL
(309) 697-7807

Peoria High School
1716 N North Street
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6906

Regional Knoxville Center for Student Success
2628 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6906

Plano

Waubonsee Community College
100 Waubonsee Drive
Plano, IL
(630) 466-7900

Quincy

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

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Rantoul

Champaign-Ford Regional Office of Education #9
200 South Fredrick St
Myna Thompson School
Rantoul, IL 61866
217-893-3219

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Riverdale

South Suburban College
13800 Wabash Ave.
Riverdale, IL 60827
708-596-2000

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Robinson

Lincoln Trail College
11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
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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Rockford

Winnebago County Justice Center
650 West State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 636-3060

Romeoville

Joliet Junior College
1125 West Romeo Road,
Academic Skills Center, RMA-1039
Romeoville, IL
(815) 280-2824

Schaumburg

Harper Professional Center
650 E Higgins Rd Suite 2W
Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-925-6066

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South Holland

South Suburban College - Adult Education Center
15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473
708-596-2000

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Springfield

Lanphier High School
1300 North Eleventh Street
Springfield, IL 62702
217-525-3080

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

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Sterling

Whiteside Regional Office of Education
1001 West 23rd Street
Sterling, IL 61081
815-625-1495

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Ullin

Shawnee Community College
8364 Shawnee College Road
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Waterloo

Regional Office of Education of Waterloo
107 East Mill
Waterloo, IL 62298
618-939-5650

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Waukegan

College of Lake County-Lakeshore Campus
33 North Genesee Street N203
Waukegan, IL 60085
847-543-2120

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Westmont

College of DuPage
Westmont Learning Commons
650 Pasquinelli Drive
Westmont, IL 60559

Wheaton

DuPage County Jail
501 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 407-2255

Yorkville

Regional Office of Education #24
109 West Ridge St
Yorkville, IL 60560
630-553-4168

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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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