Effective January 26th, 2016, the minimum passing score for high school equivalency has changed from 150 to 145 on all GED subject are test.  As a result, tests taken since January 1, 2014 in the score range from 145 to 149 are now passing.  By early February, the state will award and email high school equivalency credentials to those who have now passed all four tests.  For Frequently Asked Questions and technical information, please visit www.GEDtestingservice.com/score-changes.


    The Del Mar College Testing Center administers the GED exam for high school equivalency certification.  The GED exam measures high school level proficiency in four areas:  Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics. 

    The American Council on Education issues a warning regarding FAKE online GED Testing Credentials.  Please research any programs that make claims of high school equivalency programs.


    Testing Information

    GED exams are offered on Wednesdays & Thursdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Exams are $36.25 per section - $145.00 total
    The Spanish Language GED exam is available

    Scheduling Information

    Visit www.ged.com (24 hours a day/7 days a week) or call 1-877-EXAM-GED (1-877-392-6433) 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  It is highly recommended to use your social security number when registering for your exams.

    Accepted Payment Methods

    Credit Card, Debit Card or Voucher

    Cancelling/Rescheduling Appointments


    You MUST contact GED Testing Services online or by phone at least 24 hours before your scheduled exam to cancel or reschedule your appointment


    On Test Day

    Bring a valid, unexpired government issued Texas photo ID and any required documentation to the Testing Center located at 3013 Ayers in the Multi-Service Center, room 125.  YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO TEST WITHOUT THE APPROPRIATE ID!  


    Please visit www.texged.com to obtain a copy of your GED record.  There is a $5.00 fee for official GED transcripts.
    The Texas Education Agency oversees the GED testing program in the state of Texas.  Please refer to www.texged.com with requests for records or further detailed information. 
    If you received your GED from another state and need to request a copy of your certificate from another state, the following link is for the USA State GED Offices/Numbers:  http://www.a2zcolleges.com/exams/ged_contacts.htm 



  • Contact Information

    DMC Testing Center
    3013 Ayers, Rm 125
    (361) 698-1645
    (361) 698-2219 - Fax