Why the HiSET® Exam?
Making a difference
The HiSET® exam is offered to millions across the country. With its exceptional customer service and program support, the HiSET program is making a powerful difference in adult education by offering:
- A choice of paper or computer-delivered formats that lets candidates work in their optimal test environment
- A secure, web-based reporting portal to provide quick test results and other actionable data
- A Spanish-language version of the exam for Spanish-speaking test takers
- A cost-effective option for test takers to earn their high school equivalency
Aligned with current standards
The HiSET exam was created with input from states, educators and testing centers. These stakeholders ensured that the HiSET exam was consistent with current high school curricula and aligned to the most recent College and Career Readiness Standards for adults.
What’s on the exam?
The HiSET® exam measures proficiency in five core subject areas:
- Language Arts – Reading
- Language Arts – Writing
- Social Studies