High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)

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Missourians who desire a high school equivalency diploma.


The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) measures the academic skills and concepts of a traditional high school education. A HiSET graduate has demonstrated higher-order thinking by passing a battery of tests in reading, writing, social studies, science and math. These tests measure the ability to understand and apply information; to evaluate, analyze and draw conclusions; to solve problems; and to express ideas and opinions in writing.

The HiSET program is jointly sponsored by the American Council on Education and state, provincial and territorial departments of education.


To register go to http://hiset.ets.org or call ETS Customer Service at 1-855-MyHiset (855)-694-4738.


Visit the HiSET website (http://hiset.ets.org) to find the current fees.


On the date of the test you must bring the following items to be admitted, no exceptions:

  • Missouri driver's license or non-driver ID or U.S. passport
  • Proper paperwork if the tester is 16-years old.

For more information see: http://www.dese.mo.gov/alrs/hse/.

A brief look at the HiSET: http://hiset.ets.org/s/pdf/2016_taag.pdf.

Practice tests, some free and some not: http://hiset.ets.org/prepare/providers/

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Missouri State University-West Plains does not specifically endorse this company or its services.

Contact Information:

Testing Services

Lybyer Technology Center, room 108
605 W. Main St.
West Plains, MO 65775
Alexandra Graham, Writing Specialist/Coordinator of Testing
Phone: (417) 255-7943

Hours of Operation:

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Proctored Exams

Please contact Testing Services to schedule an appointment.

HiSET Test Dates

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