GED® Testing

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is an official GED® testing site. The GED® exam is comprised of four separate tests: Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. The 2014 GED® exam is computer-based and can only be taken via computer. There is not a paper option. The cost of all four exams when taken at the same time is $160; taken separately the cost of each test is $40. Acceptable forms of payment are debit or credit card.

All individuals, 18 and older, interested in taking the GED® exam must first register online at or call 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433). Underage testers (16 and 17 years of age) and individuals requiring special accommodation should contact the main GED Testing Center at (404) 297-9522 ext. 2516 or ext. 2511 for specific instructions.

Official diploma and transcript are mailed from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), Office of Adult Education. Questions and requests for additional copies of these documents should be directed to TCSG at 404-679-1645 or The Transcript Request form can be printed directly from the TCSG website.

The Georgia Piedmont Technical College Adult Education Department offers adult basic education classes and GED preparation classes at no charge to the public. For more information or to register for classes visit and click on the Adult Education tab or call 404-297-9522 ext. 4000.

(DeKalb Campus) Building A-Assessment Center

Testing Center Office Hours
Testing Schedule
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 10am – 3pm Tuesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
495 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Thursday – 9:00am – 8:00pm  
(404) 297-9522 ext. 2516 or ext. 2511 Saturday – 9:00am – 2:00pm

(South DeKalb Campus) room 306

Testing Center Office Hours Testing Schedule
Monday– 10am – 3pm Monday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
2460 Wesley Chapel Road Suite 25A, Decatur, GA 30035  
(404) 297-9522 ext. 2516 or ext. 2511  

(Newton Campus) Building D – room 166B

Testing Center Office Hours Testing Schedule
Monday – 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday – 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 2:00pm Saturday – 9:00am – 2:00pm
8100 Bob Williams Parkway, Covington, GA 30014  
(404) 297-9522 ext. 5345  

Note: The South DeKalb Campus and Newton Campus operates a reduced schedule. Please call or visit the DeKalb Campus for assistance.
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