How to Get a HiSET® in West Virginia

Study for the West Virginia HiSET online without having to attend class!

West Virginia HiSET Requirements

  • Resident: You do not have to be a resident of West Virginia.
  • Age: You must be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 years of age, you must meet additional requirements.
  • Enrolled: You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • Cost: Free
  • 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 by filling out their form.
  • Diploma: After you pass the exams, the West Virginia Department of Education will award you with the State of West Virginia High School Equivalency Diploma. It is accepted as any other high school diploma.

Online GED or HiSET Classes

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

Over 20 Million Adults

That’s how many have successfully passed their HiSET exam. So why wait?

"I always had good grades, and I could deal with school, but the HiSET was just better for me. So I know I am a minority of people with their HiSET, but for me it was a way to go follow my dreams earlier."

– Shae, West Virginia