In this article, you can discover all GED® prep facilities and testing sites in the Somerset region. Kentucky uses the entirely remodeled and computer-based GED exam for high school equivalency (HSE) testing.
GED testing can be done online and at state-approved GED testing facilities.
The HSE test is for persons who don’t hold a high school diploma and offers them the chance to earn an equivalent degree.
The GED (General Education Development) exam includes four separate modules (subtests) in Social Studies, Math, Literacy, and Science.
The GED test assesses knowledge and skills at a level that’s similar to what HS students must know upon graduation.
You have the option to complete one GED subtest at a time. No need to take all at once.
First-time Kentucky GED testers can sit for the four GED subtests at no cost through the state’s Skills U program.
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Until recently, there was no GED testing option over the internet. You were required to come to one of Kentucky’s state-approved test centers.
Now, the arrival of an online proctored GED testing option had changed all of that. Read more below.
Somerset GED prep class locations
Pulaski County Skills U Center (SCC)
808 Monticello Street (Meece Building) – Somerset – KY 42501 – Phone: (606) 451-6767
Somerset Community College-Project BEAM (Bringing Education and Achievement to Migrants)
808 Monticello Street – Somerset – KY 42501 – Phone: (606) 451-6872
Project BEAM offers GED classes for agricultural workers who, over the past two years, worked 75 days on a farm that was not their own. Classes are offered at seven locations: Clinton County (606-387-3236, ext. 3728), Casey County (606-787-4732), McCreary County (606-376-7506), Russell County (270-866-7520, Pulaski County (606-451-6865), and Wayne County (606-340-0064). Qualifying students may be eligible for instruction time and payment support for GED testing costs.
Kentucky Career Center – Cumberlands (Referral Only)
410 E Mt Vernon Street – Suite 1302 – Somerset – KY 42501 – Phone: (606) 677-4124
Prep sites around Somerset (cities by alphabet)
Clinton County Skills U Center
2353 North Highway 127 – Albany – KY 42602 – Phone: (606) 387-6648
Knox County Adult Learning Center
133 Wall Street – Barbourville – KY 40906 – Phone: (606) 545-6032
Knox County Detention Center GED Program
103 Jail Street – Barbourville – KY 40906 – Phone: (606) 546-6215
No public availability
Cumberland County Adult Education
810 North Main Street – Burkesville – KY 42717 – Phone: (270) 864-1262
Taylor County Adult Learning Center
601 David Street – Campbellsville – KY 42718 – Phone: (270) 465-7736
Adair County Learning Center
108 Lindsey Wilson St – Columbia – KY 42728 – Phone: (270) 384.7475
Laurel County Adult Education & Literacy Skills U Center
103 Northside Plaza – Corbin – KY 40701 – Phone: (606) 528-0379
Green County Adult Learning Ctr
416 Scottsville Street – Greensburg – KY 42743 – Phone: (270) 932-6602
Casey County Skills U Center (SCC)
1031 Hustonville Street – Liberty – KY 42539 – Phone: (606) 787-0602
Laurel County Adult Education & Literacy Skills U Center
103 S Broad Street – Bennett Circle – London – KY 40741 – Phone: (606) 878-9134
Laurel County Correctional Center
204 W 4th Street – London – KY 40741 – Phone: (606) 878-9431
Not open to the public
EKU Manchester Center (Clay County Adult Education)
50 University Drive – Manchester – KY 40962 – Phone: (606) 598-8122
Jackson County Adult Education
654 Educational Mountain Drive – McKee – KY 40447 – Phone: (606) 287-3571
Southeast KY Community & Technical College
1300 Chichester Avenue – Middlesboro – KY 40965 – Phone: (606) 248-3169
Wayne County Skills U
1500 N Main Street – Suite 200 – Monticello – KY 42633 – Phone: (606) 348-7648
Rockcastle Adult Education Center
955 W Main Street – Mt. Vernon – KY 40456 – Phone: (606) 256-0218
Pine Knot Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
132 Job Corps Road – Pine Knot – KY 42635 – Phone: (606) 354-2176
117 Pine Street – Pineville – KY 40977 – Phone: (606) 337-3165
Bell County Detention Center GED Program
210 Virginia Avenue – Pineville – KY 40977 – Phone: (606) 337-5507
Not available to the public
Eastern KY University GED Classes
1101 Van Hoose Dr – Richmond – Kentucky 40475 – Ph: (859) 622.8065
Click here to see all Richmond area GED prep sites
Russell County Skills U Center (SCC)
848 W Steve Wariner Drive – Russell Springs – KY 42642 – Phone: (270) 858-6517
Lincoln County Adult Education Center
305 Danville Avenue – Stanford – KY 40484 – Phone: (606) 365-9665
Lincoln County Regional Jail GED Program
100 Lancaster Street – Stanford – KY 40484 – Phone: (606) 365-4580
This program is not available to the general public
McCreary Skill U Center (SCC)
141 College Street – Whitley City -KY 42653 – Phone: (606) 376-7506
Whitley County Adult Education Skills U
114 N 4th Street – Williamsburg – KY 40769 – Phone: (606) 549-1989
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Somerset area GED testing centers
Somerset Community College GED Test Center
808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501, Ph 606-451-6850
Bluegrass Comm. and Techn. College
59 Corporate Drive, Danville, Kentucky KY 40422, Ph 859-239-7030
Laurel County Skills U Center
90 Bennett Circle, London, Kentucky 40741, Ph 606-878-9134
Jackson County Library
336 N Main Street, McKee, Kentucky 40447, Ph 606-392-9169
Campbellsville University GED Testing
1 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY 42718, Ph 270-789-5396
Whitley County Skills U Center
116 N 4th Street, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769, Ph 606-549-7001
Online GED testing option introduced
The GED exam could, until recently, not be taken via the internet. To get hold of a Kentucky GED diploma, you had to appear, in person, at a state-approved Kentucky GED test facility. Now, things have changed as a new online proctored option was introduced to take the GED test at home.
Today, you can take the four GED subtests from your home. A reliable internet connection is required and a video option to allow an online proctor to see if your test-taking process is in accordance with some pretty strict regulations. To learn more, visit ‘New Online Proctored GED Testing Option’.
The fee for taking the entire set of four GED tests has been lowered for a limited period of time in Kentucky. Kentucky adults who qualify, are now able to take each of the four tests of the GED exam at a lowered fee of $10, whereas the regular cost per module is $30 ($120 for the whole set of four tests).
This great offer for Kentuckians has been made possible by using federal Workforce Investment Act funds to issue $20 vouchers per test ($80 in total). This special offer makes it possible that the entire GED exam is now offered at a special price of $40, which is a saving of $80. This special offer is offered only for a limited time and while supplies last, and available through the website of GED Testing Service, GED.com.
When you sign up for the portal MyGED you will be guided toward the special offer. GED Testing Service developed the new version of the GED program and is a joint venture of the American Council on Education (ACE) and the leading assessment developer Pearson.
Last Updated on July 16, 2021.