Important update about GED testing!

There’s never been a better time to take the GED test!
Did you know? The passing score for the GED test is now 145 instead of 150. That means you’re more likely than ever to earn your GED! Sign up for GED prep classes at Goodwill. We’ll help you get ready for your tests so you’re prepared on test day. Find a list of classes here:


Testing is held at Goodwill SWPA's Workforce Development Center in Lawrenceville - 118 52nd Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Goodwill is on the bus line and free parking is available.
Please note: Students are required to register online prior to testing.

Benefits of computer-based GED testing at Goodwill SWPA:

How do I register?

Registration is simple. Simply sign up for MyGED™ at and you will get information about local policies, how to request modified testing conditions (accommodations), or you’ll be able to schedule right then.

How much does the GED test cost?

$30 for each section if taken separately OR $120 if all four sections of the test are taken at once. Remember, GED classes are always free!

When can I schedule the GED test?

Scheduling is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week with MyGED™ at Log in and click on “Schedule Test” on the top. Once you complete the scheduling questions you’ll be directed to choose your language, subject, and the day and time that works best for you to test. You can also schedule one test at a time to make sure you feel prepared every time. Choose the Goodwill of Southwestern PA site located at 118 52nd Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.

What do I need to bring to Goodwill the day of the test?

A current (not expired) photo identification card that also includes your signature and birthday, like a state ID or Driver’s License. If your ID is not from the state of Pennsylvania, you must provide proof of residency in Pennsylvania. Proof of residency means bringing in a utility bill, lease or mortgage that includes your name and address.  Please note: If you do not provide proper identification and/or proof of residency, you will NOT be admitted for testing.

Goodwill Testing Center Hours*:

  • Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays (last Saturday of every month), 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.**

*Dates and times subject to change
**Due to holidays, Saturday testing may occur on the preceding Saturday

For additional information, please visit, or call toll free 1-877-392-6433.

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