Non-High School Graduates

If you are over 17 years of age, a non-high school grad,  and have been officially out of high school attendance for at least one academic year, you may be considered for admission to Westchester Community College in our 24 Credit Hour GED program. The 24 Credit Hour GED Program is sponsored by the New York State Department of Education and is designed to assist non-high school grads earn their GED while, at the same time, earning college credits.  Students interested in more information about the 24 College Credit GED Program are encouraged to attend one of our workshops. Please click here for dates, times and location.

To be eligible for Westchester Community College’s GED Program you must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age and either not regularly enrolled in a full time high school program of instruction for at least one year OR your high school class must have already graduated.
  • Currently be a resident of New York State for at least one month.
  • Submit a Westchester Community College Admission Application to the Admissions Office.
  • Take the Westchester Community College ACCUPLACER exam and meet the minimum scores for admission.