GED Wyoming: Info About the Wyoming GED Test

Open the door to new opportunities when you earn your General Education Development (GED) certificate. Read this article to find out Wyoming's requirements for earning your GED today.

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Wyoming GED Requirements:

Eligibility

You must contact your nearest testing center for details on eligibility. You may obtain a list of testing centers from the Wyoming Department of Education.

Exam Format

The exam consists of five different subject sections taken over seven and a half hours:

  • Language Arts - Writing (includes 45 minute essay question)
  • Language Arts - Reading
  • Mathematics (calculator may be used on Part 1 only, not Part 2)
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Scoring

The possible scores on each individual test is between 200 (lowest) and 800 (highest.) To pass the GED exam, according to the American Council on Education (ACE), www.acenet.edu, you must earn a score of at least 410 on each test with an average score of 450 or above on all tests in the battery. In other words, the minimum total score you need to make on the entire exam is 2250, and you are not allowed to score below 410 on each individual exam.

Registration and Fees

You must register at the testing center where you intend to take the exam. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, www.wyomingworkforce.org, provides a list of the 26 testing centers located throughout Wyoming. There is a $40 fee, due at the time of registration, for taking the entire GED exam.

Preparation

Visit your local library or bookstore to view the available GED practice materials. Inquire at your local community college or adult learning center for information about GED prep courses.

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