HiSET Exam - Larimer Campus

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The HiSET High School Equivalency Test measures college and career readiness, providing test takers with a college and career-readiness score in each of the five content areas tested: language arts reading, language arts writing, mathematics, science and social studies.


Appointments are made via the HiSET scheduling page.

Test Format

We offer both online and paper-based HiSET exams in English and Spanish.

Time Limits

Language Arts - Reading

  • 65 minutes
  • 40 multiple-choice questions

Language Arts - Writing

  • 120 minutes
  • Part 1: 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Part 2: one essay prompt


  • 90 minutes
  • 50 multiple-choice questions


  • 80 minutes
  • 50 multiple-choice questions

Social Studies

  • 70 minutes
  • 50 multiple-choice questions

ID Requirements

A valid government issued photo ID is required. (Make sure your name on your ID appears EXACTLY as it does on your profile you created in your HiSET account when you scheduled your HiSET exam.)

Register for the Exam

Test takers must register for the HiSET exam.

Note: Please contact HiSET if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment.



Accommodations must be approved by HiSET. Please send all completed testing accommodations to the address or email provided below.

ETS Disability Services
P.O. Box 6054
Princeton, NJ 08541-6054
Accommodations for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-Related Needs


Individual sub-tests $27.50 (five sub-tests)


Scores are available through your HiSET account.

  • Results are not sent via mail.
  • Allow 3-5 business days for multiple-choice sections, and 6-10 business days for the essay section.
  • For more information regarding your score reports, visit the HiSET scoring page.

Colorado Retest Policies

For more information on retest policies, please visit the HiSET website.


Feel free to reach out to our team.

Larimer Testing Center

970-204-8188 │ Email
Fax: 970-204-8122