GED Recipients

Application Fee

  • A non-refundable $25.00 fee is required to process your application.
  • Fee waivers are accepted from The College Board, ACT and/or other college-bound or college-preparatory organizations.
  • Fee waivers are only honored for application files completed prior deadline date for application submission.

Application for Admission

You have two options to complete the application for admission.

  • Apply Online
  • Contact the Office of Admission to have an application mailed to you.

Official GED Transcript and Score Report

  • Request an official copy of your GED transcript and score report.
  • Transcripts are considered official when received directly from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope with the school's seal and/or official signature.

Minimum Requirements

  • Individual Score: 410 standard score
  • Average Score: 450 average of the five subject areas
  • Total Score: 2250 combined score of the five subject areas
  • ACT: Not Required
  • SAT: Not Required

If you have taken the SAT I or ACT and would like your scores reviewed for admission consideration or course placement please submit official scores from either The College Board (SAT) or ACT.

  • Edward Waters College SAT code: 5182
  • Edward Waters College ACT code: 0724


  • Two recommendations are required.
  • Recommendations from Edward Waters College faculty and/or staff cannot fulfill this requirement.
  • Recommendations should be typewritten, include recommender's contact information and should provide insight regarding your ability to complete college-level work, adjust to the college setting, work in teams, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and contribute to the academic community.