How to Get a HiSET® in Louisiana

Study for the Louisiana HiSET online without having to attend class!

Louisiana HiSET Requirements

  • Resident: You do not have to be a resident of Louisiana.
  • Age: You must be 19 years of age. However, you may take the exam at 16-18 if enrolled in an approved WorkReady U literacy program, obtain a passing score on the half-length practice test, and obtain an age waiver. But be sure to check out other Louisiana State requirements to take the HiSET exam.
  • Enrolled: You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • Cost: $16 (per subject), plus a one-time $10 test center fee; $90 (all subjects)
  • Score: 8 in each subtest, combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay.
  • Accommodations: You can apply for Louisiana HiSET disability accommodations if needed.
  • Diploma: After you pass the test, the State of Louisiana will award you a HiSET certificate showing you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.

Online GED or HiSET Classes

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

Over 20 Million Adults

That’s how many have successfully passed their high school equivalency test. So why wait?

"I want more in life. I don’t want it to pass me by when I have a chance now... My hopes are to finally be at a place in my life where I can enjoy what I do and what I’ve done."

- Krissy, Louisiana