How Long Does It Take to Get GED Results Back After Testing?

According to the GED Testing Service, as of 2014, test results are available within three hours of taking the computer-based GED. This information is presented for all content areas: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science and Social Studies.

There are two levels of GED scores. A Passing Score indicates at least a high school equivalency. A Passing Score With Honors shows college or career readiness. In addition to the test score, results display the test-takers' strengths and provide feedback on what areas need developing. If a re-test is needed, the testing service offers specific recommendations on how to prepare in order to achieve a higher score.