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Community College of Rhode Island

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Angela Salvadore
GED® Coordinator

GED® to College and Careers

CCRI offers a College preparation Program for learners without a high school credential.  The goal of the program is that the student obtains the GED® Credential, enter post-secondary or training, and tests out of or into the last level of one subject (Reading, Writing, or Math) on the Accuplacer college placement exam.  This class enables a student to obtain the education they need and to secure a good paying job to support themselves and their families.

The program provides:

  • Instruction in Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science and Math for the GED® Test Battery. The class prepares a students to be ready to take college level course work when entering post-secondary education or training.
  • Distance Learning opportunities to supplement class instruction
  • Independent Study opportunities that include tutoring and counseling
  • College preparation and College Knowledge skills

Classes are available during the day at the Liston Campus in Providence. The class meets for 15 weeks, and the GED® Test Battery is administered during class time at the end of the semester.  Learners must qualify for the program by taking the GED® Orientation/ Assessment.

For more information please view our flyer [GED preparation Flyer - PDF*] contact Angela Salvadore, Coordinator at 401-455-6140 or

We also offer online GED® preparation classes! To learn more about our online GED® preparation classes then please go to and search for GED® or view our flyer [GED® preparation classes - PDF*] for more information. 

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Last Updated: 10/26/15