General Educational Development

What is the GED Program?

The General Educational Development (GED) program is designed to prepare students to take the Official GED Testing Series. To earn a high school equivalency diploma, mastery of the following skills will be necessary:

  • 9th grade or above knowledge of writing, science, social studies, math and reading.
  • Score a minimum of 500 points on each subject practice GED test.
  • Score a total of 2250 points or higher on the Official GED Testing Series with no less than 410 points on any GED test. 

Who is eligible?

Adults 18 and over (or sixteen- and seventeen-year olds with the proper release forms from the public school and parents) may enroll.

How long does it take to complete ?

Study is individualized, and no specific time limit is set. Successful completion of the Pre-GED is strongly recommended before taking the official GED test. There is no required fee to take the practice GED tests.

What does it cost?diploma

  • Tuition and Books - FREE
  • Student Security Fee
    (on-campus only)
  • $25.00 - GED Test Series
  • $5.00 - Diploma
  • $25.00 - Graduation (Optional)

Where do I study for the GED?

You may study for the GED at Wilson Community College, at off-site locations (Wilson OIC, Hope Station, Wilson Housing Authority) or online with the online GED preparation studies.

GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education® and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

GED Schedule

Course Day Time Location
Pre-GED Studies I M- TH 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Room A-111a
Pre-GED Studies II M-TH 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Room A-116a
Pre-GED Studies II M-T H 12:00 Noon - 4:00 p.m. Room A-111a
Off-Campus GED/Studies MTTH 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Farmington Heights Church
  M - TH 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Forest Road Housing Authority
  M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Hope Station
  M - TH 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. O.I.C.
  M - TH 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. O.I.C.
  MTTH 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Vaughn's Chapel Church
GED Study Lab MW 1:00p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wesley Shelter
GED Career Readiness M-F 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon The SPOT

Distance Education Offerings

Pre-GED Online Preparation     Via Internet
GED Online Preparation     Via Internet
GED Essentials     Via Internet
Reading Horizons V5 Online     Via Internet

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