General Equivalency Diploma – GED
Anyone who is a New York State resident and is 16 years of age or older on the day of testing (with certain restrictions) may be eligible to take the GED tests. For more detailed information on eligibility and the required forms you may need, please refer to the NYSED.
Non-high school graduates who complete 24 college credits within the following distribution, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher and are matriculated in a degree program, are eligible for their New York State General Equivalency Diploma.
Once a student has completed 24 college credits, they should apply for their equivalency diploma through the Registrar’s Office. More information (including testing dates, how to prepare for the GED, and testing locations) is available at NYSED. To download a copy of the application for GED testing, click here.