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High School Equivalency (GED®)

Want to prepare for your high school equivalency diploma for free? Sign up for our GED® exam preparation classes today!

The High School Equivalency program is designed for anyone who has not completed high school and wishes to earn a high school equivalency diploma. The current high school equivalency exam offered by CFCC is the GED® test. All classes are free!


Students wishing to attend classes at the Wilmington campus or online must attend a 3-day orientation session. 
Orientation Schedule

Ages 18 or Older
  1. Bring a valid identification card (driver’s license or state ID card).
  2. Know your Social Security number or bring your Social Security card.
  3. Attend the next orientation.
Ages 16 or 17
  1. Complete the steps above.
  2. Bring your parent or legal guardian to the first day of orientation.
  3. Obtain and complete a notarized parental consent form .
  4. Bring a completed official school withdrawal form ( New Hanover County , Pender County ,
    other ).

Express Enrollment is offered at the following locations:

      • Burgaw Campus
      • Carolina Beach
      • Hillcrest
      • North Campus
      • Surf City Campus

Students can enroll in classes at these locations on-site during scheduled class times. See class meeting days and times .

GED® Test Information

Test subjects include:

      • Reasoning through Language Arts
      • Social Studies
      • Science
      • Math

The cost for the Official GED ® Test is $80 for all four parts or $20 for each individual part. The GED Ready™ Official Practice Tests are offered for free to eligible students!


Need an official transcript or diploma for GED®, HiSET or TASC high school equivalency testing?

All official North Carolina high school equivalency documents from 1942-present are managed by .

Diploma Sender offers a free set of documents to students who passed high school equivalency exams for the first time from January 1, 2014 until present. This is a one-time offer only and additional document requests will be subject to fees.

Transcripts, diplomas and verifications for GED®, HiSET and TASC are $15.00 per document. Diploma Sender accepts all major credit cards and money orders or cashier’s checks. Documents can be mailed, faxed or emailed.

To receive a copy of your GED® diploma or transcripts click the link below:

GED® Transcript Request
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