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Wisconsin's GED/HSED Program

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Program Requirements

To earn a GED or HSED in Wisconsin, you must meet certain requirements:

  • Age: Provide proof that you are least 18.5 years old or that your 9th grade class has graduated from high school. Students age 17 to 18.5 years may only be served through a school district or special program.

  • Residency: Provide proof that you have resided in Wisconsin for at least 10 days.

  • Application: Complete an application form at the initial meeting and pay a testing and credential fee.

For questions and answers on the types of GED/HSED programs, refer to: Questions and Answers Relating to GED/HSED

For information on programs for youth age 17 to 18.5, please see Contracting with Technical Colleges, Challenge Academy and GEDO #2 available here: Alternative Education


GED/HSED Administration
Toll-free: (800) 768-8886


For questions about this information, contact GED/HSED Admin