GED New Jersey- FAQ

How to get a GED in New Jersey?

New Jersey uses three alternatives for high school equivalency (HSE) testing, the GED, HiSET, and TASC exams. The GED® test contains four (4) separate modules (or subtests) whereas the TASC and HiSET exams include five (5) subtests.

On these last two tests, the Language section is split up into individual reading and writing tests. The GED subtests are in these subject areas: Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies. In New Jersey, all three options must be taken on a computer.

What are New Jersey GED testing requirements?

In New Jersey, GED, HiSET, or TASC testers need to be at least 16 years of age. Applicants 16 and 17 years old, however, must meet strict requirements. They must, for example, hold written permission from a parent/guardian and must be officially withdrawn from their school. New Jersey requires HSE candidates to be state residents.

Who qualifies for the New Jersey GED test?

The New Jersey HSE exam allows adults who quit high school prematurely to secure a credential that is all across America recognized as being equivalent to a common high school diploma.

Students who take one of the three alternatives successfully will receive the New Jersey High School Equivalency Diploma. This document is accepted just like a high school diploma by employers, educational institutions, and government agencies.

Where are GED practice tests in New Jersey?

In order to get optimally prepared for the New Jersey HSE exam, test-takers should take multiple HSE practice tests. There are students who prefer to participate in traditional GED prep classes and learn through practice tests under the supervision of experienced tutors while others prefer to work with a GED prep book from the library.

However, these days, an increasing number of GED students are using free online GED practice tests that are offered over the internet. Studying online is more and more popular and offers perfect options for GED students living in remote New Jersey areas.

What is the GED cost in New Jersey?

The New Jersey GED test costs $120 for the entire GED battery ($30 per subject test). The TASC and HiSET tests are more affordable. All three exams have subtests that students may take one at a time if they like. To register for the GED test, applicants must set up their account at the portal MyGED on the website GED.com.

Is there a New Jersey GED online test?

No, there is not an online GED, HiSET, or TASC testing possibility. The New Jersey HSE (high school equivalency) test is administered at official state-designated testing sites only. Getting optimally prepared for the New Jersey HSE by using online GED prep courses if okay but to earn your HSE diploma, you need to appear personally at an official New Jersey testing site. Not all New Jersey testing centers offer all three options.

Where are New Jersey online GED classes?

Some HSE students learn better when they’re in a traditional classroom setting under the supervision of an experienced teacher. Other students, again, prefer to work with GED prep books from the local bookstore or library. But to get all set for the New Jersey HSE test, an ever-increasing number of applicants opt for online GED prep classes.

Online HSE classes usually include engaging video lessons and practice tests that are good for an efficient learning process. Online learning offers also great opportunities for GED hopefuls in remote New Jersey areas. Students should be aware, though, that to learn online effectively, well-rounded independent learning skills and self-discipline are required.

Is the New Jersey GED test available on paper?

In New Jersey, all three alternatives need to be taken on a computer. There’s no more paper-based GED, HiSET, or TASC  testing available in the state.