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Workforce at Gloucester

Workforce at Gloucester

High School Equivalency (HiSET) Exam


Rowan College of South Jersey County is an official New Jersey Department of Education Department testing center for the HiSet. The HiSet is one of three exams available in the State of New Jersey for individuals to earn a High School Equivalency Diploma. The computer-based exam is given at the Workforce Development Center of the College.

To view testing dates visit the   or call the HiSet Testing Center at (856) 468-5000 ext. 5527. The HiSet testing is  available  day, evening, and weekends throughout the year.


How To Register

You will need the following to schedule a testing appointment online:

  • HiSET account
  • A valid email address
  • A phone number
  • An accepted form of payment (credit or debit card, checking account, or PayPal® account)

The tests can be administered only to persons who are at least 16 years old; have not graduated from an accredited high school or received a high school equivalency certificate or diploma; and are not currently enrolled in a traditional high school. 

You must be a New Jersey resident. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must complete a Certificate of Consent to Participate, verifying that you are not enrolled in school, and the parent or legal guardian must bring it in person to the test center or have the consent form notarized by a New Jersey notary before a test will be administered. Click here for the document.


How long does it take to complete the HiSET exam and what subject areas are covered?

The HiSET program has a combined testing length of about seven hours. It covers the following subject areas:

  • Language Arts – Reading
  • Language Arts – Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

To learn more about the type of material you'll be tested on and the question types within each section, see Test Content or review the Test at a Glance (PDF).

How much does the exam cost?

Each subtest cost is $20.75. The total cost of the complete exam is $103.75

What if I need special accommodations to take the HiSet?

To learn more about the request process, see Requesting an Accommodation or the HiSET® Test-taker Bulletin (PDF).


Rowan College at Gloucester County offers classes that prepare you to earn your high school equivalency diploma. Courses range in levels from basic academic skills to direct high school equivalency preparation. You will develop your knowledge and skills in math, reading, writing, social studies and science to help you pass the HiSet. 

For more information visit Adult Education Programs or call 
(856) 468-5000 ext. 5527

Free Test Prep Tools

Visit the New Jersey State Education Department website for more information on high school equivalency testing in New Jersey.

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