GED Classes St. Cloud, Minnesota

Listed here are all GED® prep class locations and testing facilities in the St. Cloud area. Minnesota has welcomed the computer-formatted GED test for high school equivalency (HSE) testing.

The GED exam can be taken online or at a state-certified GED test center.

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The HSE program is for adults who left high school without a diploma and offers them one more chance to earn an equivalent degree.

The GED exam consists of four separate subtests in Literacy, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

You don’t need to take all the subtests at one time. You have the option to sit for one (or more) of the four subject tests at a time.

Online GED testing has, until recently, never been an option. You had to come personally to an official GED testing site.

Now, this has changed, however, as a new online testing format was introduced using a proctor who checks if all is done in line with the regulations. Read more below.

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GED testing is quite challenging. The passing score is set at a level that some 40% of high school graduates could not pass on their first attempt.

St. Cloud GED prep facilities

St. Cloud CareerForce Service Center
1542 Northway Drive (Door 2), St. Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: 320-308-5320
Located @ St Cloud Technical & Community College

Sylvan Learning of Saint Cloud Center
1545 Northway Drive, St Cloud, MN 56301, Phone: 612-276-6773

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Locations around St. Cloud (cities by alphabet)

Albany Area ABE
10 Forest Avenue, Albany, MN 56307, Phone: 320-845-2171/5060

Alexandria Technical College Workforce Center
1601 Jefferson St, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, Phone: 320-762-3312
All Alexandria sites are listed here

Annandale Community Education (@ Annadale High School, Computer Lab)
855 Hemlock Street E, Annandale, MN 55302, Ph: 320-274-3058 ext. 4401

Becker High School
12000 Hancock Street, Becker, MN 55308, Ph: 763-261-4506

Big Lake Adult Basic Education (Independence Elementary)
701 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309, Ph: 763-262-2523

Central Lakes College ABE
501 W College Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401, Ph: 218-855-­8166/8165
For more Brainerd options, click here

Buffalo Adult Basic Education (PRIDE Building)
800 8th Street NE, Buffalo, MN 55313, Phone: 763-682-8688

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Cambridge Adult Enrichment Center (Anoka-Ramsey Comm. Coll.)
540 Fifth Ave NW, Cambridge, Minnesota 55008, Phone: 763.689.6228

Dassel-Cokato Adult Basic Education
290 Cokato Street E, Cokato, MN 55321, Phone: 320-286-4100 x 1200/231-8492 x 6334
The Dassel-Cokato Area Learning Center is located in the Coldwell Banker Saber Realty Building next to Cenex on Highway 12.

Cold Spring-Rocori Community Education Center
527 Main Street, Cold Spring, MN 56320, Phone: 320-685-8631

Foley Adult Basic Education (@ Foley Elementary)
840 Norman Avenue N, Foley, MN 56329, Phone: 320-968-8619

Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted GED Classes
8700 County Rd 6 SW, Howard Lake, MN 55349, Phone: 320-543-4670
Classes are at Howard Lake Middle School. Use the west entrance.

Isle Area Learning Center (IREC Building)
610 Mille Lacs Avenue, Isle, MN 56342, Phone: 320-676-1050

Kimball Adult Basic Education
100 W Highway 55, Kimball, MN 55353, Phone: 320-398-7700 x 1112

Little Falls Middle School
1000 First Ave, Little Falls, MN 56345, Phone 320-632-7901/7904

Maple Lake High School 
200 State Highway 55, Maple Lake, MN 55358, Ph: 320-963-5991

Melrose Area Community Adult Basic Education
546 N 5th Avenue East, Melrose, MN 56352, Phone: 320-762-3312 ext. 4285
GED classes are at Melrose High School Media Center, enter through door 7

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Milaca Adult Basic Education (CareerForce Service Center)
500 Highway 23 W, Milaca, MN 56353, Phone: 320-982-7191

Minneapolis Urban League GED
2100 Plymouth Ave North, Minneapolis – MN 55411 – Phone: 612.302.3100
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Monticello Workforce Center
406 7th Street E, Monticello, MN 55362, Phone: 763-271-3768

WEST Adult Education (Eastview Family Center)
9375 Fenning Avenue, Monticello, MN 55362, Phone: 763-272-2040
WEST Adult Education provides GED preparation at no charge at various learning sites in central Minnesota.

Mora High School Alternative Learning Center
400 E Maple Avenue, Mora, MN 55051, Phone: 320-679-6250
Enter on West Side, Door D1, Room 290

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe GED Program
43408 Oodena Drive, Onamia, MN 56359
Call for District 1: 320-532-4726, for District 2: 218-384-3311, and for District 3: 320-384-6240

Pierz Public Schools GED Classes (@ Pierz High School) 
112 Kamnic Street, Pierz, MN 56364, Phone: 218-639-7292

Princeton Community Education (Student Services Building)
1506 1st Street, Princeton, MN 55371, Phone: 763-389-6196

Sartell District Office GED Classes
212 3rd Avenue N, Sartell, MN 56377, Phone: 320-253-4036

Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools GED Program (Hillside School)
30 4th Avenue S, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379, Phone: 320-258-1111/1112
(Enter Door 2 by the playground on 5th Avenue)

Quarryview Education Center Adult Basic Education
800 S Seventh Street, Waite Park, MN 56387, Phone: 320-370-8220

Ridgewater College GED Classes
2101 15th Avenue NW, Willmar, MM 56201, Phone 320-231-8480
All Willmar prep facilities can be found here

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Introducing an online GED testing option 

It used to be that you could not take the GED exam via the internet. To secure a Minnesota GED degree, your personal appearance at one of Minnesota’s state-approved GED test facilities was required.

Now, we’ve witnessed the introduction of a new online proctored GED test-taking option, so all of that has changed. To learn more about these significant changes, check out the post ‘A new online GED test-taking option welcomed.’

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To pass the GED exam, you’ll have to reach at least a 145 score on each of the four modules. Averaging is no option. This score is minimally required on all four modules. Results are calibrated on a 100-200 scale. 100-144: below passing score; 145-164: high school equivalent score; 165-174: college-ready score: 175-200: college-ready score PLUS up to 10 college credits.

St. Cloud area GED testing centers

St. Cloud State University (Atwood Memorial Ctr, Testing Ctr, Rm 218)
651 1st Avenue & 6th Street South, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301, Phone: 320-308-5456

Central Lakes College (Library, Room E400, southeast end of the Bldg)
501 West College Drive, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401, Phone: 218-855-8265

West Adult Education (Eastview Family Center)
9375 Fenning Avenue NE, Monticello, Minnesota 55362, Phone: 763-272-2040

Ridgewater College
2101 15th Avenue NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201, Phone 320-222-5563


Last Updated on December 5, 2017.