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).

Test Takers

  GED test HiSET exam
Register to Test www.ged.com or 877-392-6433 www.hiset.ets.org or 855-694-4738
Registration Instructions GED Registration Instructions HiSET Registration Instructions
Payment Method
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • ACH (Electronic check)
  • Voucher
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Paypal
  • ACH (electronic check)
  • Voucher
Number of Tests in Battery 4 5
Test Subjects
  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Language Arts - Reading
  • Language Arts - Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
Language Options English and Spanish English and Spanish
Accommodations Available? Yes. GED Accommodations Yes. HiSET Accommodations
Customer Service for Test Takers 877-392-6433 855-694-4738

Test Fees per Battery

  GED test HiSET exam
Total Fee Per Battery $145 $125

Test Fees Per Subject

  GED test (4 tests in battery) HiSET exam (5 test in battery
Total Per Subject $36.25 $25

Retest Fees and Retest Rules

  GED test HiSET exam
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 $15
Retest Policy After the first three attempts, 60 day wait period required between subsequent retakes. Maximum 3 attempts per calendar year.

Study Material

  GED test HiSET exam
Publisher Information GED preparation HiSET Preparation

Additional Resources

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