High School Equivalency Certificate (GED®)
The High School Equivalency (GED) Testing program is designed for adults 19 years of age or older who have not graduated from high school.
Individuals between the ages of 16 and 18 may test with the permission of a high school official or after the completion of an approved home schooling program. High school diploma holders are not eligible for GED Testing.
- GED testing is offered in the Student Services (clock tower) building, second floor, on the Port Angeles campus.
- The GED test is offered throughout the entire year.
- Special testing arrangements for students with disabilities are available. When you fill out your registration to test, be sure to check the last question. Pearson Vue will then contact you via email.
- We are no longer able to generate score reports and/or transcripts from our office. Log into your account at www.ged.com to order transcripts. If you tested before January 1, 2014, go to the same website and follow instructions to order transcripts.
GED® Computer Based Testing (CBT) Process
If you would like assistance preparing for the GED, please contact Basic Education for Adults at Peninsula College at (360) 417-6380.
- The fee for the entire GED test is $120.00 ($30.00 per subject test). Exam subjects are: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science and Social Studies.
- All GED students need to have an active email account in order to complete registrations.
- To Register, visit www.ged.com. Examinees should create an account and record your user name and password as you will need it to access your account to view your scores. This account allows you to schedule tests, cancel scheduled tests, make payments and receive test results.
- Current state or federally issued photo identification (Washington driver's license or ID card or passport) is required at the time of testing.
- Students will be able to register for multiple tests in accordance with Peninsula College testing center hours.
- To access a GED practice test, log into your account.
- Habla Espanol? Instructions, practice, and official tests are available in Spanish.
Adult High School Diploma
Adults (19 years and older) who did not complete high school may obtain a high school diploma through Peninsula College. This high school diploma meets the graduation requirements of the State of Washington and is issued through Peninsula College. Classes taken to satisfy high school requirements may also be applied to a college degree.
An individual (21 years or older) who completes an associate degree (AA, AS, AAS, or AAS-T) may now request a state high school diploma from the college upon written request.