Fee Increase for Missouri High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)

Wed 11/07/18 - 09:35

Beginning January 1, 2019, the fee to take each of the five High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) subtests will increase by 75 cents to $10.75. The total cost for all five tests will be $98.75:

  • Fee per Subtest (five subtests x $10.75) = $53.75
  • Testing Center Fee (five subtests x $7) = $35.00
  • Annual State Administration Fee = $10.00

Test-takers have two additional retakes available. Each subtest has a 12-month testing window, which automatically begins at the time of purchase of that subtest. Test-takers using the available retakes pay the testing center fee ($7 per subtest). Test-takers can take subtests up to three times in a calendar year.

Since January 2014, Missouri has used the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) to determine if someone has earned a Missouri High School Equivalency Certificate. The HiSET test is made up of five subtests: reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. People who dropped out of high school or who were home schooled may receive a Missouri High School Equivalency Certificate by achieving a qualifying HiSET score.