New Hampshire HiSET [Instead Of GED] Requirements

In New Hampshire, you can earn your HiSET [instead of GED] diploma if you pass the five independent HiSET subtests. You can take these tests online or at a testing center.

Registration for the HiSET exam is done online at

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The HiSET® exam includes five rather challenging subtests. In general, HiSET students need 2 to 3 months to get prepared and be successful on the exam.

New Hampshire HiSET Requirements

  • Candidates cannot already hold a secondary education degree (high school or equivalent diploma).
  • Candidates cannot be registered for another educational program.
  • In New Hampshire, candidates must be at least 16 years of age.
  • 16 and 17-year-olds, however, must meet additional criteria. They must, for instance, hold parental consent and be officially withdrawn from high school.
  • HiSET testing in New Hampshire is only for state residents.
  • Candidates must first take and pass the New Hampshire HiSET practice test.

New Hampshire HiSET Price

If you sit for the New Hampshire HiSET exam at a testing center, you pay $25 per subject, so $125 in total for all 5 subjects.

On the other hand, the HiSET exam online costs $42.50 for 1 subject test, so $212.50 in total.

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The program includes short video lessons that address one HiSET topic at a time in bite-sized chunks. This way, you will better retain the provided information, and you can take on the HiSET challenge by watching short, engaging lessons anytime, anywhere.

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Online HiSET Test

You can take the New Hampshire HiSET exam at one of the state’s HiSET test centers, but there’s also the HiSET-At-Home test, also referred to as the Remote Proctored (R.P.) HiSET exam. To qualify for online testing, you need to reach passing scores on the HiSET OPT (Official Practice Test). You can read more about the online New Hampshire HiSET exam here.

FAQ About HiSET In New Hampshire

How to get a HiSET diploma in New Hampshire?

To earn your HSE diploma in New Hampshire, you’ll need to pass the five separate tests that form the HiSET exam. The subject fields covered in the HiSET exam are Math, Science, Reading, Writing, and Social Studies.

What are the New Hampshire HiSET testing requirements?

HiSET testing is only available to adults who have never finished high school. Applicants must be at least 16 years old, but 16 and 17-year-old test-takers will have to meet extra requirements. State residency is required, but test-takers don’t first need to take a practice or qualification test except when taking the HiSET exam online.

What is the HiSET cost in New Hampshire?

The New Hampshire HiSET exam will set you back $125 for the entire 5-test battery ($25 per individual subtest). Retakes are offered for free, but state fees apply nevertheless (for paper-delivered tests: $10, and for computer-delivered tests: $14.25). You can register (and pay for) each of the five HiSET tests one at a time. Online HiSET testing costs $42.50 per subject test, so $212.50 in total.