This post includes an overview of all GED® prep sites and testing centers in the Alexandria, Minnesota region. Minnesota is using the computer-formatted GED test for HSE (high school equivalency) testing.
GED testing can be done online from your home and at one of Minnesota’s official GED test facilities.
HSE testing is for persons who could not complete their regular high school program.
This way, they have the opportunity to acquire an equivalent credential, the HSE diploma.
The GED includes four separate modules (subtests in Literacy, Social Studies, Math, and Science.
You have the liberty to take one or more modules at a time. No need to complete the GED battery in one session.
The GED exam is now also available in an online proctored format. Learn more at the bottom of this page.
Alexandria GED prep locations
Alexandria Technical College (Adult Basic Education-MLC)
1601 Jefferson St | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.3312
817 Fillmore St | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.0627
Alexandria Community Education
1410 S McKay Ave | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.3312
The Alexandria Literacy Project
1204 Hwy 27 W | Room 907 | Alexandria MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.3312 ext. 4283
The Alexandria Literacy Project is located in the Alexandria Technical & Community College’s Interior Design Center.
Douglas County Jail GED Program
509 3rd Ave W | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.2139
No public availability
Prep sites around Alexandria (cities by alphabet)
Grant County Adult Education
301 County Rd 2 | Barrett | MN 56311 | Ph: (218) 685.4477 ext. 12
Central Lakes College ABE Program
501 West College Dr | Brainerd | MN 56401 | Ph: (218) 855.8166
Check here for more Brainerd options
810 Beede Ave | Breckenridge | MN 56520 | Ph: (218) 643.6822
Clarissa High GED Classes (MLC)
106 Frank St S | Clarissa | MN 56440 | Ph: (218) 894.2497
Thorson Memorial Library (West Central Area Schools)
117 Central Ave N | Elbow Lake | MN 56531 | Ph: (218) 685.4477
Fargo Public Schools Adult Education
1305 9th Ave S | Fargo | ND 58103 | Ph: (701) 446.2806/2807
Check out all options on our Fargo area page
Fergus Falls Adult Basic Education (Roosevelt Education Center)
340 Friberg Ave | Fergus Falls | MN 56537 | Ph: (218) 998.0544 x 9202
Glenwood-Starbuck Adult Basic Education
25122 State Hwy 28 | Glenwood | MN 56334 | Ph: (320) 239.1305
Graceville Public Library GED Classes
415 Studdart Ave | Graceville | MN 56240 | Ph: (320) 748.7332
Long Prairie Area Education Ctr
308 1st St S | Long Prairie | MN 56347 | Ph: (320) 732.6638
Grey Eagle ABE (Grey Eagle Middle School)
205 2nd St S | Long Prairie | MN 56347 | Ph: (218) 894.2497 / (320) 732.4609
Melrose Adult Basi Education
408 East Main St | Melrose | MN 56310 | Ph: (844) 265.4480
Check out more Melrose options here
153 South Columbia Ave | Morris | MN 56267 | Ph: (320) 589.4394
132 1st Ave S | Motley | MN 56466 | Ph: (218) 894.2497
Park Rapids GED Classes
301 N Huntsinger Ave | Park Rapids | MN 56470 | Ph: (218) 237.6627
520 1st Ave S | Perham | MN 56573 | Ph: (218) 346.6502
This GED program (in the ALC Building) is serving students in Perham, Pelican Rapids, Wadena, Park Rapids, and Battle Lake
Sauk Centre ABE
923 State Rd | Sauk Centre | MN 56378 | Ph: (320) 352.3819 ext. 4006
Central Lakes College
400 2nd St NE | Staples | MN 56479 | Ph: (218) 894.2497
Central Lakes College
1830 Airport Rd | Rm A143 | Staples | MN 56479 | Ph: (218) 894.5315
Staples Adult Education GED
202 Pleasant Ave NE | Staples | MN 56479 | Ph: (218) 894.2497
Freshwater School District ABE (District 6004)
1100 5th St NE | Staples | MN 56479 | Ph: (218) 894.2439
100 Southern Ave | Underwood | MN 56586 | Ph: (218) 826.6101 ext. 108
Lakes and Prairies ABE
405 Colfax Ave SW | Wadena – MN 56482 | Ph: (218) 632-2450
WDC Comm. Education ABE
600 Colfax Ave SW | Wadena – MN 56482 | Ph: (218) 632-2396
Wadena Special Education Services
910 Ash Ave NE | Wadena – MN 56482 | Ph: (218) 631-3505
Wheaton Community Education
1700 3rd Ave S | Wheaton | MN 56296 | Ph: (320) 563.8282 ext. 110
Should we make any adjustments? Is a GED prep facility not included? Please advise us here. We welcome your contributions.
Testing sites in the Alexandria area
Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (Room 712)
1601 Jefferson Str, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, Ph (320) 762-3312 ext. 1
Central Lakes College
501 W College Dr, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401, Ph (218) 855-8265
Sisseton Wahpeton College Test Center
12572 BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262, Ph (605) 742.1134
Saint Cloud State University Atwood Test Center
651 1st Ave S, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301, Ph (320) 308-5456
North Dakota State College
800 6th St N, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076, Ph (701) 671.2256
Ridgewater College Test Center
2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201, Ph (320) 222.5563
Introducing an online GED testing option
GED testing was, until recently, not available over the internet. To earn a Minnesota GED diploma, your personal appearance at an official test center was required to take the four subtests. Now, that has all changed with the introduction of the online proctored (O.P.) testing format. To learn more, go to this post: ‘Introducing an online GED testing option’.
Who is the GED for?
The GED exam is for individuals who were not in the position to finish their regular high school education. The GED gives them another shot at earning a credential that is all over North America accepted as equivalent to a regular high school degree. Individuals who have a high school or GED degree will annually make up to $10,000 more than people without the degree.
Holding a GED diploma will surely lead to improved job options, and you will easier be eligible for advancement at your work. The GED diploma additionally opens the doors of schools of higher education.
So a GED will bring you and those around you a brighter future. The GED diploma is all across the nation recognized as the equivalency of a high school degree. Folks who are holding a GED or high school degree are expected to make some $10,000 more per year than those who do not.
Last Updated on September 23, 2021.