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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. 

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