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General Education Development (GED)

Transitional Education offers classes for adults to develop the skills needed to pass the 2014 series. You can work at the college 5 weekdays, some nights, and online to prepare for just $50 per term. Students 16 -18 are eligible to enroll but must have a signed referral from the high school of their legal residence.

Referral Form (56 KB)

What is the GED test?

The 2014 GED test is a four-subject high school equivalency test including Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning Through Language Arts. After earning the GED credential, Oregon Department of Education will award those, but GED transcripts can be used immediately to apply to college and Federal Financial Aid, start training, or get a better job.

Test Facts:

  • The first GED test was created in 1942 and is updated every 10-15 years
  • The 2014 GED test takes a little more than seven hours to complete
  • The 2014 GED test is administered year-round at more than 1,500 testing centers worldwide
  • People with a high school credential earn $568,000 more in a lifetime than people without a high school credential

GED Testing

GED testing is available through SWOCC's Coos Bay Campus by appointment only through the MyGED.com website.


All accommodations begin with MyGED. Please visit there for more information.



2014 GED Information

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