GED® and HiSET® Testing

The American Council on Education and Pearson Vue launched a new GED® test series in January 2014.  ACC began delivering the GED® 2014 official tests on January 21, 2014.  We also offer the HiSET® official tests.  Both tests are available in English and Spanish.  The GED® is offered on the computer, and the HiSET® is offered in paper format at ACC.  Both tests are recognized by the North Carolina Community College System as equivalent to a high school diploma and are currently in use in many states across the US.

We offer GED® and HiSET® testing at our main campus weekly mornings, evenings, and selected Saturdays.  Our testing schedule varies – visit the links below to view the current schedules.

Click here to learn more about GED® 2014 and to sign up to test!

Click here to learn more about HiSET® and to sign up to test!


GED® test series

Cost: $20 per test – this includes two re-takes if needed within the calendar year **scholarships available for qualified students**

4 subjects:
Reasoning Through Language Arts
Social Studies
Mathematical Reasoning

Format: computerized, a variety of question types in all four subject areas (multiple choice, short answer, drag and drop), one extended response essay in Language Arts

HiSET® test series

Cost: $10 per test if purchasing whole battery (2 retakes included); $15 if purchasing individual tests  **scholarships available for qualified students**

5 subjects:

Language Arts – Reading

Language Arts – Writing

Social Studies



Format: paper-based, most questions are multiple choice, one essay on the Language Arts-Writing test.


Alamance Community College is proud to be in partnership with the United Way of Alamance County that provides FREE testing fee waivers for current students in good standing and who reside in Alamance County through grant funds.