How to Get a GED® in Washington

You can study for the Washington GED test online without having to attend class.

Washington State GED Test Eligibility Requirements


  • You must be a resident of the State of Washington.
  • You must not be a high school graduate or be enrolled in an accredited high school.
  • The minimum age to take the GED exam is 19. For younger applicants (16, 17, 18) there are special conditions. Check with your local testing center.
  • Cost: $30 (per subject); $120 (all subjects)
  • Score: 145 (minimum)
  • Accommodations:  You must apply for disability accommodations through the GED test’s accommodations page.
  • After passing all four subject tests with a score of 145 or higher, the Washington Department of Education will award you a GED certificate. The certificate shows that you have achieved same level of knowledge as a high school graduate. For more information, visit Washington's GED testing website or the GED testing service's website.

Online GED or HiSET Classes

Online programs like GED Academy are available to help you get your GED fast and easy.

Over 20 Million Adults

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

"I feel really overwhelmed with the thought of not making something out of myself in my later years. I really think getting a GED will open a lot more doors for me to support myself.

– Kaylee, Washington