HiSET® Testing

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HiSET® Testing at Saddleback College

Saddleback College is a HiSET® Testing Center. We offer the complete battery of tests one weekend per month.

Please see our brochure here.

28000 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo

Use the College Drive entrance to Saddleback College. Proceed to Lot 9. See MAP.
Students must purchase a daily parking permit from the Lot 9 pay station ($5 cash or debit/credit).
Students must arrive 15 minutes before start time to be admitted. ALLOW AMPLE TIME TO FIND PARKING AND FOR WALKING TO BGS 232.


Test Times At 3 PM and 5:15 PM Test Times At 8:30 AM,
10:45 PM, and 1 PM
January 03 January 04
February 07 February 08
March 06 March 07

April 03 - Canceled

(Due to COVID-19)

April 04 - Canceled

(Due to COVID-19)

May 01 - Canceled

(Due to COVID-19)

May 02 - Canceled

(Due to COVID-19)

June 05 June 06
July 10 July 11
August 07 August 08
September 04 September 05
October 02 October 03
November 06 November 07
December 04 December 05
*Test dates for June-December are tentative. Please check back for updated schedule.

HiSET® Information


HiSET® Price

$31.00 PER Test Subject (5 subjects total)
      *Price includes:

  • $17.00 per test subject
  • $14.00 per testing center appointment fee
  • One time $20 California CSS State Fee (only when taking first test)

     Total cost of testing for all 5 subjects (including state fee): $175.00

HiSET® Registration

*REGISTER AT LEAST 2 DAYS PRIOR to the desired test date.
Registration is limited to 20 students per test period. Register early to guarantee an appointment time.

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

  • HiSET® proctoring and testing is available in Spanish and English.
  • Student can take any of the 5 tests in an available time slot.
  • Tests can be taken one at a time in no particular order (Example: All five on a weekend or just one on a weekend)
  • Student must arrive 15 minutes before start time to be admitted.
  • Registration over the phone includes an additional $10.00 fee

HiSET® Eligibility

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

  • At least 18 years old, or are within 60 days of your 18th birthday.
  • 17 years old, and have been absent at least 60 consecutive school days, and provide a letter of request from either the military, a post-secondary educational institution, or a prospective employer (subject to approval)..

HiSET® 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 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

HiSET® Preparation

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. Exam preparation includes placement and practice tests.

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 HiSET Chief Examiner:

Javier Corrales

(949) 493-0658 ext. 19004 



For Registration Information for HSE Preparation Classes:
Call (949) 493-0658 (San Juan Capistrano) or (949) 837-8830 (Mission Viejo)