How to Get a GED® or HiSET® in New Mexico

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

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.

Online GED or HiSET Classes

Online programs like GED Academy are available to help you get your GED fast and easy.

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