How much does it cost to attend an Adult Learning
There is no cost to the student to attend any
Adult Learning Center in North Dakota.
How long does it take to get ready to take the
It depends on how long and how frequently you
can attend classes at the ALC. You can get a reasonably good idea on
how long it will take you to complete when you make an appointment for
your initial visit with the ALC.
How can I find out where to go for my GED Test
There are over 20 sites in North Dakota where
one can go for preparation of the GED Test click
on a site near you.
Where do they give the official tests?
The official GED Tests are given in an approved
GED Testing Center. There are over 20 approved testing sites in North
Dakota. Click on to find a Testing Center
How much does it cost to take the test?
The testing fees vary from test center to test
center. You can call the GED testing site to find out local requirements.
How long does it take to complete all of the tests?
There are five tests in the GED Battery and it
takes approximately eight hours to complete the entire test.
Can I take one or two tests at a time?
You can take as many tests as you like in one
sitting. However, we do recommend that you take one or two tests at
one time. You can work out these arrangements with the testing site.
How long does it take to get my diploma after I
take my test? It takes approximately ten to fourteen
days to score and issue a diploma and a transcript of your scores.
Is there a cost for getting my GED diploma? The original diploma and a transcript will
be issued at no cost to you. However, if you wish to request a duplicate
diploma with a transcript the cost is $10. If you wish to request just
a transcript, the cost is $2.00. To order a duplicate diploma or a transcript
you must do the following: 1) request a duplicate copy of your record
in writing or stop in the State Adult Education Office at the State
Capitol Building in Bismarck and sign a release form. 2) present an
official picture ID if you show up in person. 3) send or bring appropriate
fee (transcript $2.00 or diploma/transcript $10.00). We do not accept
credit cards, the payment should be made by money order or cashiers
The attached form is available for your use to print, fill out, and
If you are sending in your written request for
a transcript or diploma please provide the following information: full
name, social security number, date of birth, current address, and the
address you wish to have your transcript or duplicate diploma sent to.
Our mailing address is: DPI, Adult Education Unit, 600 East Boulevard
Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440.
How long does it take to get a copy of my duplicate
diploma or transcripts?
We generally process requests for duplicate records
within two to three working days. If you are planning to come in person
and pick up your record, we ask that you call in advance. Our telephone
number is 328-2393.