New Jersey State High School Equivalency Eligibility Requirements
- You must be a resident of New Jersey.
- You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
- You must be 18 years old or older. However, you can take the test at 16 or 17 if you meet additional requirements.
- Cost: For the GED test, cost is $30 (per subject) or $120 (total). For the HiSET exam, cost is $18 (sub-test) or $90 (total).
- Passing score: The GED requires a minimum of 145 in each subject. The HiSET requires an 8 in each sub-test or a combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Art, Writing essay.
- You must apply for disability accommodations for the GED test if needed and check for other GED New Jersey rules and requirements.
- You have to do the same for disability accommodations for the HiSET exam if you need it and be sure to check for other HiSET New Jersey rules and requirements.
- Whether you pass the GED or HiSET test, the State of New Jersey will award you a high school equivalency certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.
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