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Computer Based GED Testing

Computer Based GED Testing

Stephen F. Austin State University offers the 2014 GED® test series Monday – Friday. Candidates must bring a valid government issued photo ID with signature and a secondary form of ID that bears your name as you have registered for admission on test day. The 2014 GED® test consist of 4 parts, Science, Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts:; the minimum passing score set by GED Testing Service is an average of 450 (410 minimum on any given subject) or higher on each content area test for a total standard score of 2250 or higher.

Computer vs. Paper and Pencil
  Pencil and Paper GED® Computer GED®
Scheduling your test
Call or visit testing center
during business hours
Register and schedule online, 24/7
Test pace
Wait on the group to finish
before moving to next section
Finish one section and move
on without waiting for others
The essay
Handwritten Typed
Score results
May take several weeks Instant results (unofficial)
Test availability
Once a month Daily, Monday - Friday


First-time cost of exam $145.00 for all sections or $36.25 per section

Retests after that are $33.75 with a 60 day waiting period

Stephen F. Austin State University, (SFASU) campus, Thomas J. Rusk Building, Room 328

To get registered
Register and schedule for testing online 24/7 at or by calling the Pearson VUE call center at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433)

Certificate/Transcript Search
Testing Services cannot provide a copy of your GED credentials; however, you may click here to obtain a free verification letter or a PDF containing the Certificate of High School Equivalency and test scores for fee. If your credentials are found, you may print a PDF that is a diploma-style certificate suitable for framing and a transcript with test dates and scores. You may also save the PDF file to your computer or electronic device, email it to yourself or third parties, and/or print it. Purchases can be made online by credit card or check.


*Just follow these 4 easy steps and you will be on your way to earning your GED.

Step 1: Create Your Account


Step 2: Complete Registration Questions


Step 3: Provide Additional Documentation (if necessary)


Step 4: Schedule Your Test


Register for accommodations with the GEDTS (GED® Testing Service) by email at

Prohibited items in the testing room

*You are not permitted to bring personal items into the testing room:

Items Permitted in the testing room

MyGED™ is a start-to-finish tool that gives students everything they need to prepare for the GED test, perform well on the test, and progress to good jobs with good wages after the test.

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