Delgado Community College offers two options for the non-high school graduate: the Adult Basic Education Program, a free program that helps non-high school graduates attain their GED, and the Ability to Benefit Test.
For more information about how to enroll in the Adult Education Program, call (504) 671-5434.
For more information about the Ability to Benefit Test, call (504) 671-5080.
Step 1: Submit an admission application
Step 2: Complete online orientation
Step 3: Schedule and Take ATB Test
The Ability to Benefit Test is a test given to non high school graduates to assess their potential to benefit from an education at Delgado Community College. To schedule the ATB test, contact the prospective campus location. City Park Location (504) 671-5080; Westbank Location (504) 762-3198; Slidell Location (985) 671-6610; Covington Location (985) 671-6600. Once the ATB test is passed, a student may proceed with the enrollment process; however, students who enroll by passing an ATB test are eligible for financial assistance based on “Title IV ATB Eligibility Requirements” as per Section 484(d) of the Higher Education Act.
Step 4: Submit proof of immunization
Submit proof of immunization compliance if born after 1956. Click here for more information.
Step 5: Submit proof of registration with selective service (males only)
Proof of registration with the military selective service is required for male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 (in compliance with State Law R.S. 17:3151). Register now with selective service at www.sss.gov.