The GED Test and HiSET Exam in New Mexico

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State Department of Education
300 Don Gaspar, Room 122
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786
505-827-6507

Alamo

New Mexico Junior College
Ben Alexander Student Learning Center
5317 Lovington HWY, Room 145
Alamo, NM 88240
575-492-2629

Alamogordo

New Mexico State University
Protech Division
2400 N Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310
575-439-3690

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University of New Mexico
Taos Branch
1157 County Road 110
Alamogordo, NM 87557
855-357-3725

Albuquerque

Chaves County Adult Detention Center
3701 South Atkinson Avenue
Albuquerque, NM 88203
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Central New Mexico Community College
Main Campus - Student Services Center
900 University Blvd. SE, Room 204
Albuquerque, NM 87106
505-224-3243

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Central New Mexico Community College
Westside Campus - Student Services Center
10549 Universe Blvd. NW, WSII Room 113
Albuquerque, NM 87114
505-224-5382
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Central New Mexico Community College
Workforce Training Center
5600 Eagle Rock Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505-224-5263
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Children, Youth & Families Department - DOC
Foothill High School
4000 Edith Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-469-6059
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New Mexico Corrections Department Education Bureau
615 1st Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-841-4270

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Pearson Professional Centers
7300 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 22
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-881-0542
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University of New Mexico
Gallup Adult Education Center
425 N 7th Street
Albuquerque, NM 87390
505-726-6310

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Western New Mexico University
Juan Chacon Building
Office of the First Year Experience
1000 W College Avenue
Albuquerque, NM 88061

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Youth Development Inc.
518 1st Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-242-7306

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Albuquerque

CNM Montoya Campus
4700 Morris NE
Tom Wiley Hall Room 103
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 224-5761

CNM Westside Campus
10549 Universe Blvd. NW
Student Services Center WSII Room 113
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 224-5382

CNM Main Campus
900 University SE
Student Services Center Room 204
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 224-3243

Foothill High School
4000 Edith Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-841-2452

New Mexico Corrections Department Education Bureau
4101 Pan American Freeway NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-841-4270

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University of New Mexico
Woodward Hall Room 140-C
Albuquerque, NM 87131
505-277-5346

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Youth Development Inc.
518 1st St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-242-7306

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Carlsbad

New Mexico State University
1500 University Drive
Carlsbad, NM 88220
575-234-9200

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University of New Mexico
Gallup Adult Education Center
425 N 7th Street
Carlsbad, NM 87301
505-726-6310

Chaparral

Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center
1700 E Old HWY 66
Chaparral, NM 87020
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Otero County Prison Facility - DOC
Management & Training Corporation
10 McGregor Range Road
Chaparral, NM 88081
575-824-4884
 

Clayton

Northeast New Mexico Detention Facility - DOC
185 Dr. Michael Jenkins Road
Clayton, NM 87415
575-374-4005
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Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility
1983 Joe R. Silva Blvd.
Clayton, NM 88004

Clovis

Clovis Community College
417 Schepps Blvd.
Clovis, NM 88101
575-769-4088

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Clovis Community College - DoD only
US Military Naitonal Training Center-  Building 600
110 E Allison Avenue, Suite 2107
Clovis, NM 88103
575-799-8688

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University of New Mexico
Taos Education & Career Center
1157 CR 110
Clovis, NM 87557

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Crownpoint

Dine College
HWY 371 Route 9
Crownpoint, NM 87313
877-988-3463

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Deming
Alamo Navajo HiSET Testing Center
Division of Community Services
Alamo Navajo Reservation
HWYv169, MM29
Deming, NM 88030
575-546-6556
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Western New Mexico University
2300 E Pine Street
Deming, NM 88030
575-546-6556
Farmington

San Juan College
Information Technology Center
4601 College Blvd., Room 7120D
Farmington, NM 87402-4699
505-566-3139
 

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Gallup

Santa Fe Community College
Testing Center
6401 Richards Avenue, Room 611
Gallup, NM 87508
505-428-1356

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Grants

Central New Mexico Correctional Facility
1525 Morris Road
Grants, NM 87031
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New Mexico Correctional Center- DOC
1700 E Old HWY 66
Grants, NM 87020
505-287-2941
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New Mexico Correctional Facility - DOC
PO Drawer 250
Grants, NM 87020
505-876-8369
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New Mexico State University
1500 N Third Street, Room 125
Grants, NM 87020
505-287-6691

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University of New Mexico
Valencia Campus Assessment Center
280 La Entrada
Grants, NM 87031

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Hagerman

Penitentiary of New Mexico
4311 State HWY 14
Hagerman, NM 87508
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Roswell Correctional Facility - DOC
578 Chicksaw Road
Hagerman, NM 88232
575-625-3121

Hobbs

Lea County Correctional Facility - DOC
6900 W Millen Drive
Hobbs, NM 88244
575-392-4055
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New Mexico Junior College
5317 Lovington HWY
Hobbs, NM 88240
575-392-4510

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Kirtland AFB

Lewis University - US Military
Kirtland AFB - Dod only
KAFB Education Center
1900 Wyoming Blvd. SE
Kirtland AFB, NM  87117
505-265-3947

Las Cruces

Aztec Youth Academy
Children, Youth & Families Department
10015 Robert Larson Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM 88007
575-386-6115
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Central New Mexico Community College
Rio Ranch Campus
2601 Campus Blvd. NE, Room 102
Las Cruces, NM 87144
855-694-4738
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Dona Ana Community College
Student Resource Building
2800 N Sonoma Ranch Blvd., Room 105
Las Cruces, NM 88011
575-528-7294
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Southern New Mexicao Correctional Center
PO BOX 639
Las Cruces, NM 88004
575-523-3288
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Springer Correctional Center
201 HWY 468
Las Cruces, NM 87747

Las Vegas

New Mexico Highlands University
800 University Avenue, Suite 130
Las Vegas, NM 87701
505-454-3188
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San Juan College
Information Technology Center
4601 College Blvd., Room 7120D
Las Vegas, NM 87402
855-694-4738

Los Lunas

Central New Mexico Correctional Facility
PO BOX 1328
Las Lunas, NM 87031
505-865-2784
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Charles S. Gara Building
615 1st Street N, 3rd Floor
Los Lunas, NM 87102
505-629-3389
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University of New Mexico
Valencia Campus
280 La Entrada Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
505-925-8560

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Milan

Cibola County Correctional Center
2000 Cibola Loop
Milan, NM 87021

Ranchos de Taos

University of New Mexico - Taos
1157 CR 110
Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557
575-737-3695

Raton

Center for Sustainable Community
130 Park Avenue
Raton, NM 87740
575-245-9000
 

Rio Rancho

Central New Mexico Community College
2601 Campus Blvd., Room 102
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
505-224-4912

Roswell

Chaves County Juvenile Detention Center
119 E 4th Street
Roswell, NM 88201
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Eastern New Mexico University
Instructional Center
58 University Blvd., Room 208
Roswell, NM 88203
575-624-7227

Ruidoso

Eastern New Mexico University
709 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345
575-257-3012

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Santa Fe

Penitentiary of New Mexico
PO BOX 1059
Santa Fe, NM 87501-1059
505-827-8389
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Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87508
505-428-1625

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Santa Rosa

Guadalupe Correctional Facility - DOC
1039 Agua Negra, Exit 3 B
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
575-472-1001

Shiprock

Dine College
1228 Yucca Drive
Shiprock, NM 87420
505-368-3565

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Silver City

Santa Fe Community College
Testing Facility
6401 RIchards Avenue, Room 611
Silver City, NM 87508
505-428-1000

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Western New Mexico University
Global Resource Center
1000 W College Avenue
Silver City, NM 88061
505-538-6134

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Socorro

Socorro Consolidated Schools
PO Box 1157
Socorro, NM 87801
575-835-0300

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Springer

New Mexico Springer Correctional Center
201HWY 486
Springer, NM 87747
575-483-3282

Tucumcari

Mesalands Community College
911 S Tenth Street
Tucumcari, NM 88401
575-461-4413

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Yahtahey

Sage XL
1202 State HWY 53
Yahtahey, NM 87375
505-368-3564

Zuni

Adobe Center
1202 State HWY 53
Zuni, NM 87327
505-368-3564

New Mexico State GED and HiSET Eligibility Requirements

  • You do not have to be a resident of New Mexico.
  • 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 17 you can complete an underage form.
  • Cost: The GED Test is $20 (per subject), $80 (all subjects) and the HiSET Exam is $24 (per sub-test); $120 (total). 
  • Passing Score: The GED Test requires a 145 (minimum) to each subject to pass. The HiSET Exam requires an 8 in each sub-test with a combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay.
  • Accommodations for the GED test can be requested by completing the GED disability accommodations request form or by applying for the HiSET disability accommodations by filling out their form. 
  • Whether you pass the GED or HiSET test, the State of New Mexico will award you a high school equivalency certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate. Be sure to learn more about other HiSET rules and requirements and other GED rules and requirements in New Mexico.

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