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HSE Information for Test Takers

HiSET Announcement:

Effective January 1, 2024, the cost of the HiSET computer-based test and at-home test will increase as follows:  

Computer-Based Test:

OLD: $28.25 per subject / $141.25 total 

NEW: $32.50 per subject / $162.50 total

At-Home Test:

OLD: $35.75 per subject / $178.75 total

NEW: $40 per subject / $200 total

The price of paper-based tests will not increase. You may read more on HiSET's Colorado Policy page.

GED/HiSET Testing in Colorado

Scheduling Your Exam

To take the GED or HiSET exam, you must schedule an appointment in your student account with the test publisher. The information provided below regarding testing centers is for your convenience and in case you want to contact a test center directly. However, they will not be able to schedule an exam for you; you must do that in your GED or HiSET account.

Find Testing Centers

Use the map below to find an approved center near you. Click on a testing center bubble to see which tests are offered (GED or HiSET) and contact information.

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Find GED or HiSET Preparation Classes

In Colorado, you do not have to take a class before taking the GED or HiSET. However, some people prefer to take classes to prepare for their exam. Some programs are free and others are not. Please contact any prep programs directly to ask about their classes. Note: CDE does not endorse, recommend, or favor any specific preparation program. Test takers should research the quality and cost of any program before signing up.

The best way to find classes near you is through the test vendors' websites directly:


Alena Barczak, High School Equivalency Coordinator


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