Free GED Testing Resources

If you have been thinking about going back to school to get your GED, check out these free resources.

Skills U

Kentucky Skills U provides free adult education services in each of Kentucky’s 120 counties. The vision of Kentucky Skills U is that Kentuckians will experience a higher standard of living and quality of life through increased educational attainment. Kentucky Skills U is committed to providing academic and essential skills instruction to help ensure that Kentucky adults get the education they need for long-term jobs in high-demand fields that provide sustainable wages.

Kentucky Skills U offers:

  • Free academic preparation for the GED test
  • Transitions to post-secondary education and training/ employment
  • Free GED Ready testing
  • English Language Acquisition
  • College and career navigation/readiness
Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies for free GED testing?
Eligible individuals taking their first GED exam in any subject qualify for free testing. Local KYSU staff will assist you with free GED Ready testing and qualifications for free GED testing. (GED Testing Service offers discounts for retests in certain circumstances.)

Is an individual required to take the official GED Ready Test before the GED exam?
Yes, all GED-seekers are required to pass the GED Ready Test in all four of the GED subject areas, which include mathematical reasoning, reasoning through language arts, social studies, and science. Local KYSU staff are ready to prepare students to take the GED Ready Test.

Is enrollment in Kentucky Skills U required?
No, individuals may take the GED Ready test at their own expense and then use the free GED promo code online. However, program staff stand ready to support Kentuckians academically and with other resources to ease your educational journey. The KYSU enrollment process consists of intake/registration and determination of skills eligibility.

How long will the promotion last?
The free GED promotion lasts until June 30, 2021, or until funding lasts.


*For more frequently asked questions, view the entire document provided by Skills U here. This document was last updated on Nov. 9, 2020.


Other Online Resources

We subscribe to online databases that cover a wide range of topics. We also subscribe to online services that allow patrons to access skill improvement courses and online practice tests for GED exams.

This resource can be accessed with a library card and its password. If you don’t currently have a library card with us, you may apply online for a digital library card.

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