How to Get a GED® or HiSET® in Michigan

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You can study for the Michigan GED and HiSET test online without having to attend class.

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Michigan State High School Equivalency Eligibility Requirements

  • You don’t have to be a resident but you do have to be at least 18 to take the Michigan test. Graduates of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, National Guard Michigan Youth Challenge Program may qualify for a Michigan certificate if they are 16 years old or older.
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate
  • Cost: GED: $37.50 (per subject) or $150 (all subjects); HiSET: $30 (per subject) or $150 (all subjects).
  • Passing Score: GED: 145 (minimum) in each subject. HiSET: 8 in each subtest, combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay. 
  • If you need certain accommodations, you can apply for disability accommodations for the GED test. For HiSET, apply here.
  • Other rules may apply so be sure to check for additional requirements.
  • After you pass the test, the State of Michigan will award you a certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate. 

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"I have always wanted to further my education. It always seemed like something was holding me back. I found this site online and I am so happy that I did. I have only been working on the tests for about a week now. I feel as though I have learned a lot already. I’m excited about getting my GED and going to college to possibly become a nurse. GED Academy is really helping though, and I am so happy that I found it!"

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