GED Testing Registration

Registration Guidelines

DuPage County residents who do not have a U.S. high school diploma can take the GED Tests.


An individual is eligible given they meet all of the following conditions:

    • is 17 years of age or older*
    • does not have a high school diploma
    • is a resident of the State of Illinois.

Note: *If an individual is 17 years old and has been enrolled in a public, private, or a home school setting in the last 12 months, they must present a withdrawal letter from the last school enrolled in before taking the GED tests. Proof of withdrawal can be emailed to or faxed to (217) 558-6700.

Registering for the GED Test

You can register online to take the GED test at Although registration is done online, the tests will actually be administered at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream, Naperville or Westmont. All testing fees must be paid at the time of scheduling.

For more information regarding registration, download the "2014 How To Register Guide" or contact Pearson VUE at (877) 392-6433.

Cost of the Test

The cost to take the GED tests is $30 per test module. A total of 4 test modules comprise the GED Tests. Test fees must be paid at the time of registration.

GED Subject Tests

The entire 4-module 2014 GED Tests will be about 7 1/4 hours long with the timing as follows:

    • Reasoning through Language Arts is 150 minutes (including a 10-minute break)
    • Mathematical Reasoning is 90 minutes
    • Science is 90 minutes
    • Social Studies is 90 minutes

A minimum score of 150 is required for each test module (600 overall) to obtain high school equivalency.

In addition to the four GED subject tests, Illinois residents are required to satisfactorily complete the high-school level Illinois State Constitution Exam or provide proof of completion. This test is pass/fail.

GED Transcripts and Certificates

To request your Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate and/or Official GED Transcript, you must contact the Regional Office of Education (ROE)* for the county that you lived in when you completed GED testing.

To locate contact information for your Regional Office of Education*, visit the ROE locator at or call the ICCB at (217) 558-5668.

*Cook County residents should contact the Cook County GED Testing Program at (312) 414-4488 or by email at


Testing Accommodations

Not all individuals can be fairly tested under standard conditions. If you have a documented learning, physical or emotional disability, you may qualify for accommodations. If approved, accommodations are provided at no additional charge.

For information on how to request accommodations for the GED test, visit or email:

Accommodation forms and supporting documentation can be faxed directly to GED Testing Service at Fax: (202) 464-4894.

Contact Information

Academic Testing Center, Glen Ellyn - Main Campus
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2405, (630) 942-2400
Fax: (630) 942-3724

Specialized Testing Center, Glen Ellyn - Main Campus
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2407, (630) 942-2400
Fax: (630) 942-3724