GED® Testing Information
The GED® is the high school equivalency exam used by post-secondary educational institutions and employers in lieu of a high school diploma.
In the State of Utah, the GED® is a computer-based test that costs $120.00 to take.
You can register, get study materials, and take the test by creating an account at the GED® testing service site.
You can also register by calling the PearsonVue call center at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433).
You must be at least 16 years old to take the test. Students ages 16-18 who want to graduate before the rest of their class must fill out the “K-12 Education Withdrawal and GED Testing Registration Application Form” and deliver it to a Utah adult education program to be validated in order for the student’s GED® test registration to activate.
GED® Test Sections
Mathematical reasoning (90 minutes); $30
Reasoning through language arts (150 minutes); $30
Science (90 minutes); $30
Social Studies (90 minutes); $30
You can find more details on the GED® test on the Utah State Board of Education website.
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For a GED practice test and sample questions visit: www.GEDtestingservice.com/marketplace
For help with GED® preparation contact Southwest High School at (435) 652-4709.
A government-issued photo ID is required for admission to a GED® Testing Center. Acceptable ID’s include a current driver’s license, temporary driver’s license, military ID, state ID card or passport. You will not be admitted to test if you have an expired ID.
Library cards, high school or university ID cards and food handler permits are NOT accepted.