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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 173363
Campus Box 201
Denver, CO 80217-3363

Physical Address:
Cherry Creek Building
1111 W Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204

800 Curtis St.
Denver, CO 80204


GED Testing (Pearson Vue)


Description: The General Educational Development Test (GED) is a battery of examinations administered by states and jurisdictions to measure the skills and knowledge similar to a high school course of study. GED® graduates earn a GED® credential.  Please visit the GED Testing Serivce website for more information.

For information on preparing for the GED test, visit the Foundational Skills Institute at CCD.

Format:  The GED is a computer based test.  It consists of five modules (Social Studies, Science, Language Arts: Reading, Mathematics, and Language Arts: Writing, consisting of two parts) with a variety of question types.  Click here for Sample Questions.

ID Requirement:  A valid government issued ID is required.  Candidates under 16 wishing to test must complete an age waiver prior to testing. 

Time: Each module has its own time limit. 
Social Studies - 70 minutes
Science - 80 minutes
Language Arts: Reading - 65 minutes
Language Arts: Writing - Part One 75 minutes and Part Two 45 minutes
Mathematics - 95 minutes

Cost: Cost varies depending on state and testing center and is paid during registration. To find out specific costs for the GED  please visit the GED Testing Serivce website

How to Schedule: The Testing Center does not schedule appointments for the GED.  To register, go to GED Testing Serivce or call the GED Testing Service Registration line call center at 1-877-392-6433, Monday through Friday, 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. CST.

Retest Information: You make retake the exam three times per year.  The same fees apply when retaking the test.

Results: For the computer-based GED, results are available immediately after completion. Minimum passing score on the current GED test is a 450 average per content area and a total of 2250.  You must score at least 410 or higher in each subject area. Visit the GED Testing Serivce for more information.


Testing Center
Office: 303.556.3810
Fax: 303.556.8027

Physical Address
CCD Testing Center
Confluence 216
800 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address
CCD Testing Center
PO Box 173363
Campus Box 500
Denver, CO 80217

Fed-Ex/UPS Address
CCD Testing Center
1201 5th Street
Campus Box 500
Denver, CO 80204