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The 2014 GED

Beginning January 2014 there is a newly overhauled GED in Colorado.  Colorado uses GED to issue High School Equivalency Diplomas, and with the 2014 GED aligned to more rigorous standards, having this diploma will reflect test taker's readiness for postsecondary education and the workforce.  Learn more below and sign up at to study for and schedule your GED test.

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Take the GED Ready Practice Test for Free!

From Sept. 22 through Oct. 3, the GED Ready practice test is available for FREE at local GED preperation programs through the "See for Free" promotion.  The GED Ready shows testers if they are ready to pass the official GED test, provides informatin on the skills needed to score higher and a personalized study plan. Additionally, if testers score "Likely to Pass" on the GED Ready, and don't pass that subject of the official GED test, GED TEsting Service will pay for 100 percent of the next retake in that subject. To learn more and to schedule a free GED Ready practice test, contact your local GED preparation program.  For more information on the "See for Free" promotion, click here.


GED Testing Service provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to individuals with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodations. 

Age Waiver

Typically the GED Test is only available to individuals seventeen (17) years of age and older. However, sixteen (16) year olds are able to take the GED Test if they are approved by the Colorado GED Office for a GED Age Waiver.

Colorado Requirements

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Find a Local Testing Center 

You must register and schedule your test at before going to a testing center.

Find a Local Preparation Program 

Order Diplomas and Transcripts

You must order your diploma or transcript through Diploma Sender.  These are not issued automatically and the Colorado GED Office does not provide these documents.

Register for the 2014 GED

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