Rhode Island GED Requirements

In Rhode Island, you get a GED diploma if you pass 4 GED subject tests. You can take the GED exam online or at an official Rhode Island GED test center.

When you want to register for the GED exam or for the GED Ready® practice tests, you need to create an account on the website GED.com.

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Rhode Island GED Requirements

  • GED applicants cannot already possess a high school or equivalent diploma.
  • The minimum age in Rhode Island is 17.
  • For applicants 17 and 18 years old, specific conditions apply, such as having parental consent and permission from their school boards.
  • Applicants must be Rhode Island residents.
  • Applicants cannot be registered for any other educational program.
  • Test takers don’t have to pass the GED Ready practice test or attend a GED prep course first. However, reaching sufficient scores on the GED Ready test first is only required for online GED testing.

Rhode Island GED Price

The Rhode Island GED exam will set you back $120 for the entire exam or $30 per subtest if you take the exam at one of Rhode Island’s testing facilities.

The online Rhode Island GED test costs $36 per individual subtest, so $144 overall. You should, however, also take into account the cost involved with taking and passing four GED Ready practice tests ($28 in total). So you’ll end up with a total cost of $172.

The “My Advantage” plan from Onsego includes four GED Ready test vouchers for free. Read also this post with details on the online Rhode Island GED test.

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The online GED test

As said earlier, the GED test can be taken online or at one of Rhode Island’s state-approved test centers. To qualify for taking the GED exam online, students must score in the “green zone” on the GED Ready practice test. More information is found in this article: The online GED test.

FAQ about GED in Rhode Island

How to get a GED in Rhode Island?

If you’re looking to earn your GED in Rhode Island, you’ll have to take and pass the four subtests (modules) of the GED exam. Rhode Island uses the completely computer-based GED exam for its high school equivalency testing program. The four tests cover the academic subjects of Language, Social Studies, Math, and Science.

What are the Rhode Island GED testing requirements?

The GED test gives people who never earned their high school diplomas the opportunity to secure an equivalent degree. In Rhode Island, GED testing is available only to state residents 16 years old or older. 16 or 17-year-old applicants, however, only qualify if they meet strict additional requirements. There’s no requirement first to attend a GED preparatory course or pass a practice test unless you take the exam online.

What is the GED cost in Rhode Island?

The Rhode Island fee to take the GED exam is $120 for the entire 4-test battery or $30 per individual subtest if you sit for the exam at one of Rhode Island’s test centers. When taken online, the subtests are $36 each (or $144 for the full battery), but you should also take into consideration the cost associated with four GED Ready tests ($28), which totals it all to $172. Onsego students in the My Advantage plan receive 4 GED Ready tests for free.

For more information:
Rhode Island Department of Education
Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Division of Adult Education, GED, & Workforce Training
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401.222.8455