To earn a GED diploma in Oregon, students need to pass four separate GED subject tests. They can take these four tests online or at one of Oregon’s GED testing centers.
To register for the GED® exam or for the GED Ready® tests, the students must create an account on the official GED website, GED.com.
The GED (General Education Development) exam is quite challenging, and preparation is crucial. Usually, GED hopefuls require 2 to 3 months to get optimally prepared and take the exam successfully.
Oregon GED Requirements
- In Oregon, you need to be at least 16 years old.
- Applicants 16 and 17 years old must meet additional criteria. They must, for example, have permission from their school boards as well as from a parent or guardian.
- Oregon has no residency requirements.
- You cannot hold a high school diploma or be registered for another school program.
- You don’t have to attend a prep course first or attain passing scores on the GED Ready test, except when you take the exam online.
Oregon GED Price
In Oregon, if you take the exam at one of Oregon’s state-designated GED test centers, the entire GED exam will set you back $152, or $38 per subject test.
If you take the GED exam online, the price is $44 per individual subtest so the entire exam will cost you $176. You should, however, also take into account the cost of four GED Ready tests ($28) that qualify you for online GED testing.
There is a GED Ready practice test for each of the four GED sub-exams. You must purchase the GED Ready tests online at GED.com at $6.99 each. You can only take the GED sub-exams online if you have reached “green” results (likely to pass) on the GED Ready tests.
Onsego’s My Advantage Plan, however, includes four GED Ready vouchers for free!
Oregon GED Online Classes
At Onsego, we understand that preparing for the GED exam can be a challenge for students with busy schedules. That’s why we developed a comprehensive course with online GED classes and practice tests that help you squeeze in your prep course through short lessons that address one GED topic at a time.
You won’t need to wait around anymore in hours-long GED classes. You can watch Onsego’s bite-sized, short, engaging video lessons from wherever you are, on any device, and at any time you like.
The course covers every element of the GED exam, and we’ll additionally teach you highly effective techniques and strategies for finding the answers to even very complicated GED questions. You can go over the material time and again until you understand the matter at hand.
FAQ About GED In Oregon
How to get a GED in Oregon?
If you want to earn your GED high school equivalency (HSE) certificate in Oregon, you will have to pass the four independent subtests of the GED exam. The four subtests cover the academic subject fields of Mathematics, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Science. The GED is fully computer-based. Read also this article about the online Oregon GED test.
What are the Oregon GED testing requirements?
The GED is an exam for adults that never completed their high school curriculum. The GED diploma is equivalent to a standard HS diploma. In Oregon, the minimum age that qualifies for the exam is 16, but 16 or 17-years-olds are required to meet strict additional requirements. In Oregon, there’s no residency requirement, and applicants don’t need to pass a practice test first except when taking the GED exam online.
What is the GED cost in Oregon?
In Oregon, the cost of taking the GED exam is $152 ($38 per subtest) when completed at a test center. When taken online, the GED test costs $176 for the entire GED battery (or $44 per subtest. You should, however, also count the cost of four GED Ready tests as $28), which will bring your total to $204! Onsego’s My Advantage students receive four GED Ready practice tests for free.
The four GED modules are independent tests that can be taken (and paid for) one at a time. To register for the exam and schedule your tests, you need to create your account online at GED.com.
For more information:
Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC)
Office of Community Colleges & Workforce Development
3225 25th Street SE
Salem, OR 97302