Coalinga College HiSET® Assessment

  • Coalinga College is now a testing site for HiSET
  • Cost for registration is $200 for the series of tests (five exams) and $20 yearly State of California testing fee.
    • Click on the link on the left for more details
Why Take the HiSET® Exam?

If you want to pursue a rewarding career or continue your education, then getting your high school credential is the most important step you can take. Colleges as well as many employers require one. The HISET® exam, the new alternative to the GED® test, can help you achieve this important state-issued high school equivalency credential.

Where can I Take the HiSET® Exam?

You can schedule your exam at WHCC.  Please contact Dianna Arellano at 559-934-2147 or via email at

The schedule for the exams will be posted as soon as we develop one. 

What's On the HiSET Exam?

Your skills and knowledge are measured in five core areas that make up the five HiSET subtests:

  • Language Arts – Reading
  • Language Arts – Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
 How much does the exam cost?

The cost of our exam battery (5 exams) is $200 and $20 yearly State of California testing fee.  If you want to purchase one test at a time, the cost is $40 per exam and $20 yearly State of California testing fee.