GED Testing

Madisonville Community College administers the GED exam. More information about the GED

Students who pass the GED exam have surpassed the performance of at least 40 percent of the nation's graduating high school seniors.

Beginning January 1,2014 the GED Test will be offered in a Computer Based (CBT) format only.  MCC currently offers the GED CBT on Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information on the CBT format and the 2014 GED series please visit the GED Testing Services website.


To take the GED in Kentucky, you must:

  • have a Kentucky address
  • pass the Official GED Practice Test through an approved Kentucky Adult Education center
  • be 19 years of age or be withdrawn from school at least 90 days if you are under 19 years of age. If you cannot wait 90 days, you may get a waiver from you school superintendent.


Tests are given by the Hopkins County center. Contact your local learning center to get started today.

GED Adult Learning Centers

Test Duration

  • Reasoning through Language Arts – 155 minutes
  • Mathematics - 120 minutes
  • Science – 95 minutes
  • Social Studies – 95 minutes

Total test time – 7 hours, 45 minutes


Test results are expressed as standard scores ranging from 100 to 200. You must earn at least 145 on each test section to pass.

Diploma and Transcripts

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Britney Mitchell
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