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HiSET® Exam
About the HiSET® Exam: Overview 
What's on the HiSET Exam? 

Your skills and knowledge are measured in five core areas that make up five HiSET subtests:
*Language Arts- Reading 
*Language Arts- Writing
*Social Studies 
Cost of HiSET Exam 
ETS HiSET test fee: $10/individual test, which includes three attempts within 12 months from your date of purchase
Texas State Administration fee: $5/individual test, per attempt
Test Center fees: $10/individual test, per attempt
Passing the HiSET Exam 
Each of the five subtests in the HiSET battery is scored of 1-20. In order to pass you must do all three of the following:

• Achieve a score of at least 8 on each of the five individual subtests
• Score at least 2 out of 6 on the essay portion of the writing test
• Have a total combined score on all five tests of at least 45

The total score of 8 and essay score of 2 has to be earned on the same test date. Scores from multiple tests cannot be combined.

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