How to Get a GED® or HiSET® in Indiana

Study for the Indiana GED or HiSET online without having to attend class!

Indiana GED and HiSET Requirements

  • Resident: You must be a resident of Indiana for at least 30 days.
  • Age: GED: You are required to be 18 years old to take the GED test in Indiana. If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you must have a completed exit form, along with a superintendent/principal/designee recommendation, on file. HiSET: You must be at least 16 years old.
  • Enrolled: You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or have graduated from an accredited high school in the US.
  • Cost: GED at a Test Center: $30 (per subject). GED Test Online: $36 (per subject). HiSET: $15 (per subject); $75 (all subjects).
  • Score: GED: 145 (minimum) in each subject. HiSET: you must score a minimum of 8 on each subject with a total cumulative score of 45 points and a minimum score of 2 on the writing essay.
  • Accommodations: GED: View GED disability accommodations here. HiSET: View HiSET disability accommodations here.
  • Diploma: After you pass the exams, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development will award you with the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma.

Online GED or HiSET Classes

Online programs like GED Academy are available to help you get your GED fast and easy.

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- Paula, Indiana