According to the American Council on Education, the GED (General Educational Development) certificate is accepted as a valid educational certification by approximately 96% of employers and post-secondary schools. This means that taking the Oregon GED is the greatest choice you can make for your future if you wish to advance your career, change jobs, or earn the college degree you've always wanted.
You may learn more about how to obtain a GED in Oregon by reading the answers to the questions we receive the most below.
Putting in the effort to study and prepare for the GED test is the most effective way to guarantee your success. Many adult education centers and community colleges provide GED prep courses that walk you through a review of the subject areas you will be tested on. Another option is to find GED study materials and online GED practice tests and then review them on your own. You can study at your own pace and devote as much or as little time to each topic as you need. GED exam materials can be purchased at a bookstore, found online, or borrowed from a library.
The GED® Test is the high school equivalency test offered in Oregon. It is accepted at 99% of colleges and is equal to a high school diploma.
You will be tested in math, social studies, science, and language arts on the GED in Oregon.
7 hours, 41 minutes
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145 points (45% correct) in each of the four subjects is required to pass the Oregon GED exam. You can quickly check your test results on your MyGED account with the GED testing service after finishing the exam.
For each subject, you can retake it up to 2 times without having to wait. For the fourth attempt, you have to wait 60 days. You have an unlimited number of retakes per year. Your first two retakes will be offered at a discounted rate. You will get two more discounted retakes after waiting 60 days and paying the full price. All retakes have to be completed within a year after the initial attempt.
You can take the Oregon GED test online or at an official Oregon GED testing center. You can use our list of Oregon testing centers to locate the one that is most convenient for on-site testing.
There will be an Online Proctored (OP) GED test option starting on September 1st, 2021, so you can take your GED test remotely (online).
Students who are now enrolled in a high school are eligible to take the GED test through the Oregon Option Program. However, the program does not allow everyone to take part.
You can ask for a copy of your Oregon GED transcript by contacting the GED testing service.