High School Equivalency Test Information
High School Equivalency Test at a Glance
There are two high school equivalency tests in Texas including the GED test and the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET). After successfully completing one of these tests, the test taker will be issued a Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency. COM only provides computer-based testing for the GED and High School Equivalency Test (HiSET). Please look for other test center locations for the paper versions of the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET).
Register to Test
www.ged.com or 877-392-6433
www.hiset.ets.org or 855-694-4738
GED Registration Instructions
HiSET Registration Instructions
ACH (Electronic check)
ACH (electronic check)
Number of Tests in Battery 4
Reasoning through Language Arts
Language Arts - Reading
Language Arts - Writing
Language Options English and Spanish
English and Spanish
Accommodations Available? Yes.
GED Accommodations Yes.
Customer Service for Test Takers 877-392-6433
Test Fees per Battery
Total Fee Per Battery $145
Test Fees Per Subject
GED test (4 tests in battery)
HiSET exam (5 test in battery
Total Per Subject $36.25
Retest Fees and Retest Rules
Vendor Fee 2 free tests per subject within 12 months of failed test
2 free tests per subject within 12 months of failed test
Total Retest Fee Per Subject $16.25
Retest Policy After the first three attempts, 60 day wait period required between subsequent retakes.
Maximum 3 attempts per calendar year.
Free GED Classes offered at College of the Mainland
College of the Mainland Adult Education
Learning Resource Center Suite C
1200 Amburn Rd.
Texas City, TX 77591
Coordinator of Testing Services/Lead Examiner
Administrative Assistant Testing Center Times
Monday–Tuesday: 8 a.m. – *6 p.m.
Wednesday–Friday: 8 a.m. – *5 p.m.
*All testing stops at the close of business day.