General Education Development (GED) Test
Go to www.GED.com to create an account and:
- Review online study materials
- Take GED® practice tests
- Schedule and pay for your GED® tests
- Review Score reports
- Request Transcripts
- Research information on GED® testing and studying
You can study one subject at a time, and take one GED test at a time. Try the GED Ready™, the official practice test, to see if you’re ready to take the official GED test – the best predictor of your likely success. Most people who pass the GED test spend 30-60 days to study and complete all four tests.
The Davis Technical College is an approved-GED Testing site. Students can select Davis Tech, or another nearby location to take their GED Test.
When you’re ready, go to www.GED.com to schedule your test. You can schedule one test at a time or more tests at a time.
Davis Tech cannot schedule these tests – you must schedule directly through the GED website.
Government-issued photo ID is required at the time of testing.
What topics are on the test?
Each subject tests your skills and knowledge in different topics
- Math - Quantitative & algebraic problem solving
- Science - Life science, physical science, earth and space science
- Social Studies - Civics and government, U.S. history, economics, geography and the world
- Reasoning Through Language Arts - Ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text
How long with it take?
Each test is a different length
- Math 115 minutes
- Science 90 minutes
- Social Studies 70 minutes
- Reasoning Through Language Arts 150 minutes
How much does it cost?
- Each subject costs $30 to test
- Pay for one subject at a time
- Retake your test at a discount rate if you don't pass first time
What types of questions are on the test?
The GED® test is made up of the following types of questions
- Multiple choice
- Drag and drop
- Hot spot (select an area)
- Fill in the blank
- Short answer
- Extended response
The GED® scoring is as follows:
- Below 100-144
- Passing Score 145-164
- College‐Ready 165-174
- College‐Ready and higher 175-200
Scores are available within 24 hours of testing and can be accessed by logging into your GED® account.