​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​GED Preparation

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What we Do

YVC offers GED Preparation to students interested in studying for the GED exam through individualized and classroom support. The GED exam is administered on the computer and students need to have strong academic skills and knowledge in the areas of reading, writing, math, computer technology, social studies, and science in order to pass the exam.

How to sign up?

Enrollment is ongoing. Classes are open entry​/open exit, but usually fill early in the quarter.​

  1. Contact the location you wish to attend to get the current entrance assessment schedule. You do not need an appointment, availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The assessment is designed to place you in the appropriate level of math, reading, writing, and basic computer classes.
  2. Bring a check or money order in the amount of $25.00 to the entrance assessment appointment to pay your tuition fee.
  3. Meet with an advisor to select your classes. ​

Students pay a $25 per quarter tuition fee. ​​​​

Schedule - Assessment Test & Classes

Updated each quarter - dates, times, and locations of the entrance assessment and class offerings are available by contacting the site you plan to attendClasses are offered in various​ locations throughout the Yakima Valley. Assistance is available in English and Spanish. ​


Over 21 years of age - Individuals who have not earned a high school diploma or equivalency credential can take classes that will prepare them to take the GED (General Education Development) exam.

College Alternative Program

Under 21 years of age - YVC has a special GED preparation program called the College Alternative Program (CAP)​ at our Ellensburg Learning Center.

Contact Us

Learning Center locations ​​​​​​​