HiSET® Testing

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In-Person HiSET® Testing at Saddleback College Option

Please note: Currently, In-person testing is only available to current Saddleback College students. If you are not a current Saddleback College student, please use the HiSET® Testing-at-Home option (see below) or Visit https://hiset.ets.org to locate other test centers. 

*In-Person HiSET® Testing is NOW OPEN at Saddleback College for our students. Testing is available in English and Spanish.*

 

In-Person HiSET® Testing Dates and Times
Test Day Test Times
Friday, November 5 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Friday, December 3 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Friday, January 7 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

 

In-Person HiSET® Testing Price:

$12.75 PER Test Subject (5 Test Subjects Total) + $14 Test Center Fee (appointment fee collected every time you schedule an In-person test) = $26.75 PER Subject Test 

*First-time testers pay a one-time $20.00 California CSS State Fee (only when taking first test).

*Subject Tests can be taken one at a time, in no particular order.

The Total Cost of the HiSET® Exam (including all 5 Subject Tests and state & test center fees) = $153.75 Total

Steps to Register for In-Person HiSET® Testing:

  1. Ask your HSE teacher or HSE Coordinator, Javier Corrales for Testing Appointment Code (For November and December testing, use code NOVDEC).
  2. Visit https://hiset.ets.org to create your HiSET® account.
  3. Schedule your HiSET® testing appointment on https://hiset.ets.org with Testing Appointment Code provided by your teacher. Be ready to pay for your test. *Currently only accepting debit/credit cards.

 *For any questions, please call Javier Corrales at (949) 336-2457 or email at jcorrales@saddleback.edu

Important Steps for Testing Day:

On the day of the test, bring one of the following Photo IDs: 

  • CA driver’s license or ID card from the DMV
  • Military ID card
  • Passport with CA residency
  • Mexican Consulate card
  • Indian Tribal card
  1. Arrive at Saddleback College 30 minutes BEFORE testing appointment. Enter college on Medical Center Drive entrance (click here for campus map) and proceed to Parking Lot 9.
  2. Go into BGS building, Room 232 to check-in for testing appointment (click here for campus map).

*For any questions, please call Javier Corrales at (949) 336-2457 or email at jcorrales@saddleback.edu

In-Person HiSET® Exam Eligibility:

You are eligible to take the HiSET® In-person at Saddleback College if you are:

 

At-Home HiSET® Testing Option

*HiSET® Online At-Home testing is available. Click here for more information on remote testing.

 

HiSET® Information

HiSET® Exam At-Home Price

$30.25 PER Test Subject (5 subjects total)
      *Please note: There is a one-time $20 California CSS State Fee (only when taking first test).

     The total cost of testing for all 5 subjects (including state fee): $171.25

HiSET® Exam At-Home Registration

REGISTER ONLINE: http://hiset.ets.org
OR PHONE HiSET® CUSTOMER SERVICE: 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738)

  • HiSET® testing is available in Spanish and English.
  • Students can take any of the 5 tests at home. 
  • Testing appointments are available 15 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Tests can be taken one at a time in no particular order. 
  • Students must arrive online 15 minutes before start time to be admitted.

HiSET® Exam At-Home Eligibility

You are eligible to take the HiSET® if you are:

HiSET® Exam At-Home Testing Day

On the day of the test, bring one of the following:

  • CA driver’s license or ID card from the DMV
  • Military ID card
  • Passport with CA residency
  • Mexican Consulate card
  • Indian Tribal card

To pass the HiSET® you must receive a standard score of at least 8 on each of the five sub-tests AND earn an average standard score of 45 or higher.

After Virtual HiSET® Testing Day

After the test...

  • Check your scores online with your ETS ID. (You are the only one who has access to your ID number).
  • Once you pass the HiSET® you should receive your High School Equivalency (HSE) certificate within 10 days at the address you provided with your HiSET account.
  • For additional copies of your certificate or transcript, please visit www.parchment.com

 

Preparation for HiSET® Exam

Free Saddleback College HSE Classes

High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation classes are designed to ensure that students pass all sections of the HiSET®, GED, or TASC™ test. Saddleback College, in partnership with Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD), offers HSE preparation classes at Saddleback Adult Education MV, on the Silverado High School (SHS) campus and at Saddleback Adult Education SJC, on the Serra High School campus. Classes are offered in Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts, and are available in both English and Spanish. HSE exam preparation includes an initial assessment test to see what your previous knowledge is in each subject area, and several practice tests throughout your time in the HSE program to determine your level of readiness for the official state exam.

Other HiSET® Resources

California Department of Education (CDE): http://www.cde.ca.gov
HiSET ETS Test: http://hiset.ets.org

 

For specific questions, please contact the Saddleback College HSE Coordinator:

Javier Corrales

(949) 336-2457

jcorrales@saddleback.edu