HiSET® Testing

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HiSET® Testing at Saddleback College

Saddleback College is a HiSET® Testing Center. 

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


Please note: All in-person testing has been canceled due to COVID-19.


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 iat 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

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 HSE Coordinator:

Javier Corrales

(949) 336-2457