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Take the HiSET® Exam in Maine

Maine offers the HiSET Exam for testing high school equivalency (HSE) level of skills and knowledge. You can find HiSET classes in The Pine Tree State that make it easier to obtain your HiSET certification, but why go to a class when you can study online!


Why Study Online?

Studying online with our HiSET Academy speeds up preparation for the HiSET Exam in three ways: 

  1. It fits into your schedule and lifestyle  
  2. It lets you study at your own pace instead of what the classroom dictates. 
  3. It allows you to learn faster and retain more because it customizes the study to exactly what you need to know.

Your $15 enrollment in HiSET Academy also gets you five additional courses that help with finding a job, improving your computer skills and managing your finances. Let’s get started!

Maine State HiSET Exam Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be 18 years of age. 
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate
  • Cost: The HiSET exam is $30 per subject ($150 total)
  • Passing Score: 8 in each sub-test with a combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay.
  • Accommodations: You must apply for disability accommodations through the HiSET® Exam’s accommodations page.

After you pass the test, the State of Maine will award you a HiSET certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate. Be sure to learn more about other rules and requirements for the HiSET Exam. 

How to Get Ready to Pass the Test

  1. Take our free practice test before taking the official HiSET Exam for your high school equivalency test. You’ll discover which areas you need to focus on in order to pass.
  2. Enroll in an easy and affordable study program like our HiSET Academy. It’s designed to help you prepare quickly by showing you those exact subjects you need to master. 
  3. Our online study courses, HiSET Academy, lets you study only the areas that you need to master so you can quickly prepare for the exam.

Once you’re ready, take the test at an official HiSET Exam Center, so you can begin the next chapter in your life.



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