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(931) 393-1763
Crouch Center Lab 1043

High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)

Schedule an Appointment

Motlow State Community College offers the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test). The HiSET is available in both computer-and paper-based format. HiSET is accepted by the State of Tennessee in regards to issuing the High School Equivalency diploma, transcripts, or verification.

Preparation for the Test

For information about classes and test vouchers, contact the local TDLWD Adult Education Division in your service area or visit the TDLWD website.


Registration is required for the HiSET Test. To schedule an appointment call an ETS representative at 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738) or visit the HISET Website.


For specific information regarding cancellation, visit the HISET Website.

General Information

What is on the test?

Your skills and knowledge are measured in five core areas:

  • Language Arts - Reading
  • Language Arts - Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Official Test Scores

When you complete a computer-delivered test, immediate, unofficial scores are displayed for all multiple-choice sections. On average, official test scores for both computer and paper delivered tests are posted within:

  • 3-5 business days for multiple-choice sections
  • 6-10 business days for the essay section

Note: The Language Arts - Writing subtest contains both multiple-choice and essay questions. Only a combined score is reported, so scores are available within approximately 6-10 business days.

How Can I Access My Scores?

Your scores are available through your HiSET account. They are not sent in the mail.

If you do not have Internet access or you need help, contact your test center. As long as you have taken at least one subtest at a test center, they will be able to access your scores.

Your scores are available in two different types of reports.

If you need an official Comprehensive Score Report sent to a college, scholarship program or other organization, contact ETS at 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738).


If you have a disability or health-related needs, you need to request accommodations prior to scheduling your test appointment. For more information, visit the HiSET website at You must send all completed requests for testing accommodations to:

ETS Disability Services
P.O. Box 6054
Princeton, NJ 08541-6054

For detailed information regarding the HiSET, please review the test-taker bulletin.

For more information, please call 931-393-1763 or [email protected].