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GED® Testing in Nebraska

Nebraska measures its residents’ high school equivalency (HSE) level of skills and knowledge by offering the GED test. Studying in a GED class can make it easier to obtain your GED certification, but why go to a class when you can study online and in the comfort of your home!


Study Online Anytime, Anywhere

There are three reasons why online study makes preparing and passing the GED test faster.

  • First is flexibility. Online studying can fit into your schedule and lifestyle.
  • Second is control. You can study at your own pace instead of what the classroom dictates.
  • Third, you learn faster and retain more because our College of Essential Education customizes your study to exactly what you need to know.  

To help you pass the Nebraska GED test, enrollment in The College of Essential Education gives you access to the GED Academy. But to help make sure you not only pass, but get a job, improve your computer skills, and manage your finances, the college also includes five other courses to prepare you for your dreams after the GED. Why wait, get started today.

Nebraska State GED Test Eligibility

  • You must be a resident of Nebraska.
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • You must be 18 years old or older, however, if you are 16 or 17 you are eligible if you submit a completed NDE Form #12-003, revised May 2011, available from the Nebraska Department of Education or official GED testing centers, a letter in your own handwriting stating the circumstances of withdrawal from the regular school program and the reason(s) for wanting to write the examination, a copy of the your transcript from the last high school attended, indicating the official date of withdrawal and graduation date of class from which withdrawal took place, and evidence that 30 days have passed since withdrawal from a secondary school or a request by an official from the school last attended to waive the 30-day waiting period has been received. Other rules may apply so be sure to check for additional requirements. 
  • Cost: $30 (per subject); $120 (all subjects)
  • Passing score: 145 (minimum) in each subject
  • Accommodations: You must apply for disability accommodations through the GED test’s accommodations page.

After you pass the test, the State of Nebraska will award you a GED certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.

Knowing When You’re Ready to Pass

  1. Make sure you’re ready to pass the official GED test by taking a free practice test first! You’ll discover which subjects you need to focus on so you can pass the first time. 
  2. Enroll in an easy and affordable study program like our GED Academy. It’s designed to help you prepare quickly by showing you those exact subjects you need to master. 
  3. Once you’re ready, take the test at an official GED Test Center, so you can begin the next chapter in your life.


That’s how many have successfully passed the GED test. So why wait?