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GED Preparation Options

Earn your GED (General Educational Development) and free college credits, through Chemeketa.

Why a GED From Chemeketa?

When you enroll in our GED/High School Options program you will attend classes regularly and have multiple scheduling options. Chemeketa's GED programs include the possibility to earn your high school diploma with individualized pacing in a college environment that will result in better job opportunities when you enter the workforce. You will work closely with faculty and staff to build your skills in preparation for the GED exams and future possibilities.

Upon completion of your GED through Chemeketa, you will also earn free college credits you can use to further your education.

GED preparation in English and Spanish are also offered at our Yamhill Valley Campus. GED preparation in English is also available at our Polk Center.

  • GED AGES 16-20
    To get started, please email your most current transcript to Once received, we will determine eligibility and send you a program application and an application for sponsorship.
    Orientation and start dates information can be found here.
    Youth GED classes are offered at no cost for tuition, books, and fees.
    Please email us at or leave a detailed message at 503.399.5293 for more information.

    In response to COVID-19, GED staff members are working remotely until further notice. To enroll in classes, please call the numbers listed on the left hand side under Contact Info.  You may also e-mail us. Our office is located in Bldg. 22, Rm. 100.

    The adult GED Program offers you –

    • Morning and evening classes
    • Classes cover all four GED tests
    • Use of our computer lab
    • One-on-one tutoring
    • 24/7 access to online learning tools
    • Free official practice tests

    GED classes are $95 per term and placement testing is $20 (due at time of testing). Financial assistance is available to those who receive SNAP but not TANF through the STEP program. Please schedule an appointment for eligibility requirements.

    Adult GED classes are offered at the following locations; call the appropriate number for more information –

    Salem Campus – 503.399.5224
    Polk County (Dallas) – 503.623.5567
    Woodburn – 503.981.8820
    Yamhill Valley – 503.316.3296

  • GED en Español

    Para comenzar, visite nuestra oficina en el Edificio 22, oficina 100 en Salem o llame al 503.399.5224 para obtener más información. A continuación, se le darán las fechas de nuestra próxima orientación y exámenes de evaluación.

    El programa de GED en español para adultos le ofrece –

    • Clases vespertinas
    • Las clases cubren las cuatro materias para la prueba de GED
    • Tutoría uno-a-uno
    • Acceso 24/7 a herramientas de aprendizaje en línea
    • Asesoramiento individualizado
    • Pruebas gratuitas de practica oficial

    Las clases de GED en español cuestan $95 por trimestre y los exámenes de evaluación cuestan $20 (se paga al momento de presentar examen). Asistencia financiera está disponible para aquellos que reciben los beneficios de SNAP pero no TANF. Por favor llame a Angélica Macías al 503.399.6509 para conocer los requisitos de elegibilidad y obtener más información.

    Las clases de GED en español se ofrecen en las siguientes ubicaciones: llame al número apropiado para más información –

    Salem – 503.399.5224
    Woodburn – 503.981.8820
    Yamhill Valley – 503.316.3296