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Why GED?

For 75 years and counting, the GED® program proudly prepares adult learners for success in the job market, college, and beyond by building the skills and confidence they need to flourish. As the leading high school equivalency program, we prepare students for success on the GED test and for life.

  • There are over 20 million graduates and counting

  • Over 45% of GED grads enroll in college within 3 years

  • Over 90% of GED grads re-enroll semester to semester

  • We provide more than just a test by offering tools to help students succeed at every stage of their progress.

    With GED Flash, students can prepare for each subject and build confidence step by step, despite busy schedules, through mobile-friendly practice on-the-go

    With the GED Ready® practice test, students receive an accurate predictor of whether they are ready to pass the real test and a personal study plan

    Students with qualifying scores can get college credit or waivers from certain courses or placement testing through GED® College Ready and GED® College Ready + Credit

    Graduates receive a secure e-transcript and diploma and can proudly showcase their achievement through GED badges

  • Educators can take advantage of numerous resources to help maximize their local program

    Professional development and teaching resources to guide instruction

    Free materials, promotions throughout the year, and GEDPrep Connect for student recruitment

    Partnerships with employers who pay for GED testing through the GEDWorks program

    Tools such as GED Manager and GED Analytics for program administration