North Dakota GED Test Programs
Mr. G. David Massey
Adult Education and Literacy
600 East Boulevard Avenue
State Capitol Building
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
fax: (701) 328-4770
North Dakota GED Information
How much does it cost to take the test?
The testing fees vary from test center to test center. You can call the GED testing site to find out local requirements.
How long does it take to complete all of the tests?
There are five tests in the GED Battery and it takes approximately eight hours to complete the entire test.
Can I take one or two tests at a time?
You can take as many tests as you like in one sitting. However, we do recommend that you take one or two tests at one time. You can work out these arrangements with the testing site.
What are the requirements to earn a North Dakota GED Diploma?
In order to earn a North Dakota G.E.D. High School Diploma, a person must meet each of the requirements described below:
The candidate must not have graduated from an accredited high school.
1. Minimum Age for Testing in North Dakota: Eighteen. However, applicants who are 16, 17, or 18 whose class has not graduated may request permission to test from the N.D. G.E.D. Administrator.
2. Instructions for applicants who are eighteen and over and whose class has graduated:
Make arrangements for testing directly with an approved N.D. G.E.D. Testing Center.
3. Instructions for applicants who are age 16, 17, or 18 whose class has not graduated must do the following
to request permission for testing:
4. Complete items 1-17 of the Application for Early G.E.D. Testing form (SFN 53203).
5. Write a letter indicating the reason you need to take the tests early.
6. If enrolled at a Job Corps Center or any correctional center, obtain a letter of certification and
recommendation from the agency CEO or designee.
7. If not enrolled in any institution listed above, you must obtain and include with your application a letter,
from the School Superintendent/designee of the school at which you were previously enrolled, certifying:
a) the date you last attended school
b) likelihood of re-enrolling in school, and
c) that you would benefit from taking the G.E.D..
8. Obtain a letter from a parent or guardian stating their consent for you to test.
9. Obtain a letter of recommendation from an Adult Learning Center, verifying that you have demonstrated
readiness to take the G.E.D. Tests.
All documentation must accompany the Application for G.E.D. Testing.
North Dakota Application for Early GED Testing Form SFN
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