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The HiSET® Exam in New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, the HiSET exam is offered to measure for high school equivalency level of skills and knowledge. Studying for the HiSET can be easy and affordable, plus you can do it online and from the comfort of your own home!


Why You Should Study Online

There are three reasons why studying for the HiSET exam online makes preparing and passing the test faster.

First is flexibility. Online studying can fit into your schedule and lifestyle. Second is control. You can study at your own pace instead of what the classroom dictates. Third, you learn faster and retain more because our College of Essential Education customizes your study to exactly what you need to know.  

Your $15 enrollment includes  access to the HiSET Academy plus five additional courses to help you pass your high school equivalency test, get a job, improve your computer skills, and manage your finances. 

New Hampshire State HiSET Test Eligibility

  • You must be a resident of New Hampshire.
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • You must be 18 years old or older, however, if you are 16 or older you can take the test if enrolled in an New Hampshire Option Program for In School Youth. You may take the test if exempted from the school district where you live, married, or legally emancipated. Other rules may apply so be sure to check for additional requirements. 
  • Cost: $20 (per subtest); $100 (total)
  • Passing score: 8 in each subtest, 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 New Hampshire will award you a HiSET certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.

How to Know When You’re Ready

First, take our free practice test before taking the official high school equivalency test to make sure you are ready to pass the New Hampshire HiSET exam. You will discover which areas you need to focus on in order to pass. 

Second, enroll in an easy and affordable study program like our HiSET Academy. It’s designed to help you prepare quickly because you study only those areas that you need to master.

After you’ve studied, locate a New Hampshire HiSET testing center to take the exam at an official location.



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