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 can acquire an equivalent credential, the HSE (high school equivalency) diploma.
The GED® test includes four separate modules (independent subtests) in
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
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.
To learn all about Minnesota GED eligibility requirements, scoring system, or testing fees, go to “The Minnesota GED Exam.”
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 area 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 area 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
St. Cloud Technical and Community College (St. Cloud Career Force Service Center)
1542 Northway Dr (door 2) | St. Cloud | MN 56303 | Ph: (320) 308.5320/5334
To see all St. Cloud region options, go to GED Classes in the St. Cloud area
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
Should we make any adjustments? Is a GED prep facility not included? Please advise us here. We welcome your contributions.
Testing Sites in the Alexandria Area
Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (Room 712, Door K)
1601 Jefferson St, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, Ph (320) 762-3312
The following cities by alphabet
Central Lakes College (Library Room E400, SE end of the building)
501 W College Dr, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401, Ph (218) 855-8265
Fargo Adult Education GED Test Center
1305 9th Ave South, Fargo, North Dakota 58103, Ph (701) 446-2807
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
Quarryview Education Center GED Testing
800 7th St South, Waite Park, Minnesota 56387, Ph (320) 370-8201
Lake Area Technical Inst. GED Test Center
1201 Arrow Ave, Watertown, South Dakota 57201, Ph (605) 882-5284
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 a 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 make up to $10,000 more annually than people without the degree.
Holding a GED diploma will surely lead to improved job options, and you will be eligible for advancement at your work. The GED diploma additionally opens the doors to higher education schools.
So a GED will bring you and those around you a brighter future. The GED diploma is recognized all across the nation as the equivalent of a high school degree.
Last Updated on December 1, 2023.