Frequently Asked Questions

What subjects are covered by the GED test?

The new online GED test covers reasoning (language arts), math, science and social studies.

How long does each test take?


Reasoning......... 2 hrs. 30 min.
Math.................  1 hr. 55 min.
Science............. 1 hr. 30 min.
Social Studies.... 1 hr. 30 min.

Where can I find study guides?

GED: We suggest that you either take a GED preparation course (which you can access by calling 206-546-4602) or use the study guides from the GED website.

I need accommodation. Who can I contact for assistance?

Visit Student Accessibility Services or call 206-546-4545.

What other placement tests does Shoreline Community College accept?

Some scores from Accuplacer are accepted. Contact the Advising Office for more information at 206-546-4559. Shoreline also accepts the ASSET test, a paper version of Compass.

How do I register for classes?

Enroll at Shoreline and register for classes via Enrollment Services or call  206-546-4611 to talk to an enrollment specialist.

I have my test results, but I don't agree with the outcome. What can I do?

Contact the Advising office, who can further assist you, by calling 206-546-4559.