General Educational Development (GED)

GED Testing On Computer

Beginning in 2014, there will be a new GED test. If you have not passed all of the current exam by the end of 2013, your scores will expire and you will need to take all 5 subtests over in 2014. However, if you have already started the GED test, you are almost there. If you finish now, you will not have to repeat the sections you have already passed. The GED exam consists of 5 subtests: Writing, Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math.

To help you complete the requirements for your GED, the tests are now available by computer at the Niceville campus. You may combine computer-based tests with the paper-based tests you have already passed to complete the exam requirements for your Florida high school diploma.

It is easy to get started! Testers have welcomed a high pass rate as they not only finish each test more quickly but find it more user-friendly.

  • Registration offered online 24/7 at www.GEDcomputer.com to fit your schedule
  • The computer based test is offered four days a week versus once a month with paper based testing
  • Instant score results
  • Able to take the computer based test six times per year versus only three times a year with paper based testing

GED Testing Service is also giving you the opportunity for a free retake on one of the subtests. Simply take your test on computer by August 31, 2013, and if you don't pass on the first attempt a second attempt is free! Visit GEDtestingservice.com/secondshot to learn more.

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If you have questions regarding the GED Exam, please contact the Testing Center at the Niceville Campus at (850) 729-6016 or testing@nwfsc.edu.



PAPER / PENCIL VERSION

The GED battery consists of five sub-tests: Writing Skills, Social Studies, Science, Reading/Literature, and Mathematics. The cost for the complete exam (for first-time testers) is $70.00. For initial testers, all examinees are required to obtain a referral form from the Adult Education Department prior to registering for the GED. Please call (850) 729-5387 for information about the referral. For re-testers, the cost for the Writing subtest is $16.00 and all other subtests are $14.00 each.

Students may register for the GED test at any Northwest Florida State College Campus/Center. Students who register to take the entire exam will be tested over a 2-day period. All re-testers will complete testing in one day. If the student is under 18, an age waiver from the county school district is also required.

Fall 2013 Test Dates
Complete test:
Sept. 11-12 - Fort Walton Beach Campus
Sept. 18-19 - Niceville Campus

Retest:
Nov. 6 - Niceville Campus

Please see the list below for identification requirements that have been approved by the GED Office at the Florida Department of Education.

You must provide one of these ID requirements for GED registration (must be current - not expired). Identification must show name, address, date of birth, signature and photograph:

  • Driver's license
  • Passport
  • Military ID
  • Other forms of government-issued (national or foreign) identification
  • Current identification provided by post-secondary educational institution

If one form of ID does not meet all the GED Testing Service requirements, the GED Testing Office will allow a combination of other documents to satisfy the identity requirements. In that case, one of these alternatives must be provided and must be in the examinee's name.

  • Utility bill, not more than two months old
  • Mail from financial institutions; including checking, savings, or investment account statements, not more than two months old
  • Mail from Federal, State, County or City government agencies, not more than two months old
  • Current homeowner's insurance policy or bill
  • Current automobile insurance policy or bill
  • Automobile payment booklet (with examinee address listed)

Special accommodations for examinees are available by contacting the Testing Center at the Niceville Campus by phone (850) 729-6016 or via email: sudermab@nwfsc.edu at least twelve weeks prior to the scheduled test date. You may find accommodations request forms and additional information at: http://gedtestingservice.com/accommodations