How to Get a GED® or HiSET® in Louisiana

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

Louisiana GED and HiSET Requirements

  • Resident: You do not have to be a resident of Louisiana.
  • Age: You must be 19 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, you must meet additional requirements for the GED and HiSET.
  • Enrolled: You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • Cost: GED at a Test Center: $38.50 (per subject). GED Test Online: $36 (per subject). HiSET Paper-based: $15 (per subtest). HiSET Computer-based: $10.75 (per subtest), plus test administration fees.
  • Score: The GED Test requires a 145 (minimum) for each subject to pass. The HiSET Exam requires an 8 (minimum) on each subtest with a combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay.
  • Accommodations: You must apply for disability accommodations through the GED Testing Service page or fill out a HiSET Accommodations Request Form on the HiSET website.
  • Diploma: After you pass the test, the State of Louisiana will award you with a high school equivalency certificate showing you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.

Online GED or HiSET Classes

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

Over 20 Million Adults

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

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