Listed here are all GED testing facilities and prep locations in and around La Grande. The GED is for adults who left high school prematurely and offers them the chance to earn an equivalent degree.
GED testing can be done online and at official Oregon GED test centers.
The GED® exam includes four computer-based subtests that cover the fields of
- English Language Literacy
- Social Studies
You have the liberty to take these subtests (or modules) one at a time. There’s no need to sit for all four tests in one take.
Testing occurs at a level comparable to that of HS seniors upon graduation.
The GED diploma is accepted in the same way as a high school degree by practically all employers and post-secondary education institutions.
Until recently, there was no GED testing option over the Internet. You needed to come to a state-designated GED test center in person.
Recently, however, we’ve seen the introduction of an online testing option. Read more below.
Visit our page, “The Oregon GED Test,” if you want more information about Oregon GED qualification requirements, fees, passing scores, and much more.
La Grande GED Prep Locations
Eastern Oregon University Continuing Education
One University Boulevard, La Grande, OR 97850, Phone: 541-962-3076 or 541-786-9299
GED prep classes are free, and for qualifying Union County residents, GED Ready Practice Test and GED Testing fees are paid. Please get in touch with EOU Continuing Education for more information.
Training and Employment Consortium (@La Grande WorkSource)
1901 Adams Avenue, Ste 3, La Grande, OR 97850, Phone: 541-963-7111
Training and Employment Consortium-DHS-La Grande (JOBS Program)
1607 Gekeler Lane, La Grande, OR 97850, Phone: 541-962-7497
Prep Sites around La Grande (Cities by Alphabet)
Blue Mountain Comm. Coll.-Baker County
3275 Baker St – Baker City – OR 97814 – Phone: (541) 523-9127
Training & Employment Consortium (@WorkSource Baker City)
1575 Dewey Ave – Baker City – OR 97814 – Phone: (541) 575-0251
Training & Employment Consortium offers GED instruction for youth ages 16 to 24, and students may be eligible for financial assistance.
Training & Employment Consortium-DHS – Baker City (JOBS Program)
3165 10th St – Suite 100 – Baker City – OR 97814 – Phone: (541) 523-3648
Blue Mountain Comm. Coll. Workforce Training Center
251 N Olson Rd – Boardman – OR 97818 – Ph: (541) 481.2099
Training & Employment Consortium (@WorkSource Canyon City)
120 S Washington St – Canyon City – OR 97820 – Phone: (541) 575-0744
Training & Employment Consortium (TEC) was founded in the 1970s by five counties (Baker, Harney, Malheur, Union, and Wallowa) as a vehicle to enhance the conditions of under- and unemployment within the counties. In 1992, the Consortium expanded with Grant County. TEC helps you with educational resources such as GED classes.
Oregon State University Open Campus Grant County Extension Office
116 NW Bridge St – Suite 1 – John Day – OR 97845 – Phone: (541) 575-1911
Blue Mountain Comm. College-Grant County
835-B S Canyon Blvd – John Day – OR 97845 – Phone: (541) 575-1550
Columbia Basin WorkSource
815 N. Kellogg St | Suite D | Kennewick | WA 99336 | Ph (509) 734.5919
More Kennewick area GED prep sites <- are listed in this post
Blue Mountain Comm. Coll. Pendleton
2411 NW Carden Ave – Pendleton – OR 97801 – Phone: (541) 276-1260 or (541) 278.5795
Cay-Uma-Wa Education Building GED Classes
73315 July Grounds | Pendleton | OR 97801 | Ph (541) 429.7825
WorkSource Pendleton (Training & Education Consortium – TEC)
408 S.E. 7th St | Pendleton | OR 97801 | Ph (541) 276.9050
La Grande Area GED Testing Sites
Eastern Oregon University (Zabel Hall, Room 112)
One University Boulevard, La Grande, Oregon 97850, Phone 541.962.3788
From here, cities by alphabet
Building Healthy Families GED Testing Site
207 Northeast Park Street – Enterprise – Oregon 97828 – Phone 541-426-9411
Blue Mountain Comm. Coll.-Hermiston GED Testing
980 Southeast Columbia Drive – Hermiston – Oregon 97838 – Phone 541-567-1800
Grant Co. School District GED Testing
835 South Canyon Boulevard – John Day – Oregon 97845 – Phone 541-575-1349
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Boulevard – Ontario – Oregon 97914 – Phone 541-881-5595
Columbia Basin College GED Testing
2600 Nort 20th Avenue – Pasco – Washington 99301 – Phone 509-542-4860
Charter College GED Testing
5278 Outlet Drive – Pasco – Washington 99301 – Phone 509-546-3900
Blue Mountain Comm. College
2411 Northwest Carden Avenue – Pendleton – Oregon 97801, Phone 541-278-5931
Walla Walla Comm. College GED Testing
500 Tausick Way – Walla Walla – Washington 99362 – Phone 509-527-4267
Welcoming the Online Proctored GED Exam
If you were looking to get hold of a high school equivalency (HSE) diploma, you always had to show up in person at an official Oregon GED testing facility. There was just no online option to deal with the GED test. Well, recently, we saw the launch of an online GED testing option as well, so all of that has changed.
A proctor will see if you do it all in accordance with the rules. If you want to read more about this online GED test, go to this article: ‘Launching the online GED test.’
The GED Exam
The GED test is entirely ‘digitalized.’ It is now better directed toward the skills and knowledge that are required by employers and colleges. Students are better instructed to function properly in the contemporary job market.
Gone are many multiple-choice questions, and answers are more essay-based. The GED will guarantee that applicants can follow courses at university or college successfully. You have the option to sit for one (or more) of the GED modules (independent subtests) at a time.
Almost 340,000 adult Oregonians (this is more than the populations of Salem and Eugene combined) don’t have the basic educational requirement (a secondary education credential such as HS or GED diploma) that qualifies them for college and career. In a disproportional way, these adults are colored and grew up in poverty.
In other states, the situation is at least comparable, and it is a clear indication of the failure of the American educational system. It represents, though, quite a significant economic burden for Oregon residents.
People who, for some reason, never completed high school are known to be relying more on public social services. Because they typically have no job or low-paying jobs, they will pay fewer taxes as well. But there are options for them to change their situation. Holding the GED diploma will certainly result in better employment options, and it allows for higher education in college or university.
Should we add or remove a prep facility or test site? Are updates needed? We welcome your advice here.
Last Updated on December 9, 2023.