The US General Education Development (GED) Diploma Program
At GPC, we offer a comprehensive training program , preparing students to take the externally administered GED exams.
General Educational Development (or GED) tests are a group of four subject tests which, when passed, certify that the taker has American or Canadian high school-level academic skills. The GED is also referred to as a General Education Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma, or Graduate Equivalency Degree.
Once you get the GED diploma, you can pursue higher education , especially in the USA. In order to sit for the GED Test, candidates usually take up our GED preparation class so that they can prepare well of the GED Test.
How the test works
The GED® test has a passing score of 145 on each test part. Therefore, you will need to reach a score of at least 145 on each part and a total score of 580 across the four-part battery in order to receive your GED® test credential.
You may also earn the College Ready score or College Ready + Credit score if you earn the required score on a test subject.
- Below Passing: 100-144
- GED® Passing Score: 145-164
- GED® College Ready: 165-174
- GED® College Ready + Credit: 175-200
What are the benefits of earning a GED® credential?
Among the many benefits of the GED® testing program, passing the GED® test provides an opportunity for adults to continue their education. In fact, over 98 percent of U.S. colleges and universities accept GED® graduates who meet their other qualifications for admission. A GED® credential documents that you have high school-level academic skills. About 97 percent of U.S. employers accept the GED® credential as equal to a traditional high school diploma, according to recent studies.