Financial Assistance for GED Certification| 7/23/2012
North Dakotans, 16 years of age and older, who have not completed a high school diploma may participate in the GED program to obtain an equivalency degree. The program requires five exams in order to achieve a diploma. Each test can cost up to $50. The federal College Access Challenge Grant, administered by BND, is the funding source for the two exams.
According to the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 1,700 students obtain their GED annually in North Dakota. The average age of a GED student is 23 years. Their income level is typically just above the state`s poverty rate.