This post includes an overview of all GED prep sites and testing centers in the Alexandria, Minnesota region. Minnesota is using the computer-formatted GED test for high school equivalency testing.
GED testing can be done online from your home and at one of Minnesota’s official GED test facilities.
The exam is for persons who could not complete their regular high school program.
This way, they have the opportunity to acquire an equivalent credential, the HSE (high school equivalency) diploma.
The GED® test includes four separate modules (independent subtests) in Literacy, Social Studies, Math, and Science.
You have the liberty to take one or more modules at a time. No need to complete the GED battery in one session.
The GED exam is now also available in an online proctored format. Learn more at the bottom of this page.
Alexandria GED prep locations
Alexandria Technical and Community College-Workforce Ctr
1601 Jefferson St | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.3312
Adult Basic Education GED Classes
410 18th St East | Room 712 | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.3312
GED prep is also offered in Melrose and Morris (by appointment only)
Douglas County Jail GED Program
509 3rd Ave W | Alexandria | MN 56308 | Ph: (320) 762.2139
No public availability
Prep sites around Alexandria (cities by alphabet)
Central Lakes College ABE Program
501 West College Dr | Brainerd | MN 56401 | Ph: (218) 855.8166
Check here for more -> Brainerd GED prep classes
810 Beede Ave | Breckenridge | MN 56520 | Ph: (218) 643.6822
Breckenridge Elementary School, Second Floor, Room 336
Fargo Public Schools Adult Education
1305 9th Ave S | Fargo | ND 58103 | Ph: (701) 446.2807/3219
Check out all Fargo GED prep options <- here
Fergus Falls Adult Basic Education (Roosevelt Education Center)
340 Friberg Ave | Fergus Falls | MN 56537 | Ph: (218) 998.0544 x 9202
Fergus Falls Area Adult Education
1414 College Way | Fergus Falls | MN 56537 | Ph: (218) 443.1717
Frazee High School (Lakers Area Adult Ed.)
305 N. Lake St | Frazee | MN 56544 | Ph: (218) 844.5760
Graceville Community Center
415 Studdart Ave | Graceville | MN 56240 | Ph: (320) 269.9297
Grey Eagle ABE (Grey Eagle Middle School)
205 2nd St S | Long Prairie | MN 56347 | Ph: (218) 894.2497 or (218) 639.7292
Melrose Adult Basic Education
546 North 5th Ave E | Melrose | MN 56352 | Ph: (320) 762.3312 x 4285
Melrose High School Media Ctr, use door 7
Morris Adult Basic Education
153 South Columbia Ave | Morris | MN 56267 | Ph: (320) 762.3312 x 4285
New York Mills Public Schools
209 N Hayes Ave | New York Mills | MN 56567 | Ph: (218) 844.5760
Park Rapids GED Classes
Frank White Education Center | Room 151 | Park Rapids | MN 56470 | Ph: (218) 237.6627
Perham Community Education GED Classes
80 9th Ave | Perham | MN 56573 | Ph: (218) 844.5760
Central Lakes College
1830 Airport Rd | Rm A143 | Staples | MN 56479 | Ph: (218) 639.7292
Freshwater Education District ABE Classes
2222 Industrial Dr | Wadena | MN 56482 | Ph: (218) 631-3505 or (218) 639-7292
Freshwater Education District offers GED classes in Little Falls, Long Prairie, Staples, and Wadena.
For Wadena: call 218-632-2450
For Staples CLC: call 218-631-3505 ext. 1092
For Little Falls: call 320-632-7904
For Long Prairie: call 320-732-4609
Lakes and Prairies ABE (@ M/State College Campus)
405 Colfax Ave SW | Wadena | MN 56482 | Ph: (218) 632-2450 or (218) 639-7292
Wheaton Community Education
1700 3rd Ave S | Wheaton | MN 56296 | Ph: (320) 563.8282 ext. 110 or (218) 284.3460
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Testing sites in the Alexandria area
Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (Room 712)
1601 Jefferson Str, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, Ph (320) 762-3312 ext. 1
Central Lakes College
501 W College Dr, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401, Ph (218) 855-8265
Sisseton Wahpeton College Test Center
12572 BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262, Ph (605) 742.1134
Saint Cloud State University Atwood Test Center
651 1st Ave S, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301, Ph (320) 308-5456
North Dakota State College
800 6th St N, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076, Ph (701) 671.2256
Ridgewater College Test Center
2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201, Ph (320) 222.5563
Introducing the online GED test
GED testing was, until recently, not available over the internet. To earn a Minnesota GED diploma, your personal appearance at an official test center was required to take the four subtests. Now, that has all changed with the introduction of the online proctored (O.P.) testing format. To learn more, go to this post: ‘Introducing the online GED test.’
Who is the GED for?
The GED exam is for individuals who were not in the position to finish their regular high school education. The GED gives them another shot at earning a credential that is all over North America accepted as equivalent to a regular high school degree. Individuals who have a high school or GED degree will annually make up to $10,000 more than people without the degree.
Holding a GED diploma will surely lead to improved job options, and you will easier be eligible for advancement at your work. The GED diploma additionally opens the doors of schools of higher education.
So a GED will bring you and those around you a brighter future. The GED diploma is all across the nation recognized as the equivalency of a high school degree. Folks who are holding a GED or high school degree are expected to make some $10,000 more per year than those who do not.
Last Updated on June 19, 2022.