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HiSET (formerly GED) Registration Dates

Test Centers and Dates

You can search for test centers near you at any time, and you can find available test dates and times online through your HiSET account.

The HiSET exam is offered in states that have adopted the HiSET program. Each state may have its own requirements for testing, so be sure to check  your state’s requirements before you schedule an appointment to take the test.  You can find test centers near you by entering your city, state and/or ZIP code. Results will display by distance from the center of the location you enter.

  • English testing available
  • CBT – Computer Based Testing is available

Click here to find Northern Essex Community College.  Enter the following information in Search Criteria: 

  • Haverhill, MA  01830
  • Northern Essex Community College

There are two ways you can register and pay for the HiSET exam in Massachusetts.

Option 1: Full Battery Purchase (all five tests)


Initial Battery Purchase



Initial Battery Purchase:

  • You are charged $64 when you schedule your first        test; remaining $36 will be charged when you schedule the four remaining tests at $9 per test.
  • You are encouraged to schedule all five tests at the        time of registration; however, you have the option to schedule from one to five tests at one time.



  • Up to two retests in each subtest
  • Must be taken within one year of your initial registration

$9 per test

Option 2*: Individual Test Purchase (one test at a time)

Individual Test Purchase



First Single Test Initial Purchase


Each Subsequent Test including any retests


* Under Option 2, a total cost for all five tests (not including any retests) is $125.

Note: The full battery purchase fee option expires one year from the date of registration. If you have not passed the HiSET exam by that time,you must select another payment option for the subsequent tests.


For additional information, call our main HiSET number at: 978-556-3458

Nancy Carroll, Clerk/Examiner ncarroll@necc.mass.edu

Donna Felisberto, HiSET Chief Examiner dfelisberto@necc.mass.edu