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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 2-part orientation session. 

Orientation Schedule

Steps 1 and 2 are held in the McLeod (S) Building, Rm. S-105. Step 3 is held in the McLeod (S) Building, Rm. S-002

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Class Start Date
October 13 , 2021
9:00am – 1:00pm
October 14, 2021
9:00am – 12:00pm
October 15, 2021
9:00am – 1:00pm
November 2, 2021
October 25, 2021
5:00pm – 9:00pm
October 26, 2021
6:00pm – 9:00pm
October 28, 2021
5:00pm – 9:00pm
November 2, 2021
November 17, 2021
9:00am – 1:00pm
November 18, 2021
9:00am – 12:00pm
November 19, 2021
9:00am – 1:00pm
January 2022
November 29, 2021
5:00pm – 9:00pm
November 30, 2021
6:00pm – 9:00pm
December 1, 2021
5:00pm – 9:00pm
January 2022
Express Enrollment is offered at the following locations:

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

Please call 910-362-7457 or 910-362-7121 for class meeting times.

Bring to Class

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.

Ages 16 or 17

  1. Complete the steps above.
  2. Obtain and complete a notarized parental consent form .
  3. Bring a completed official school withdrawal form ( New Hanover County , Pender County ,
    other ).

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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