Capitol Center

Location Information

1300 Des Moines St, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152444226

HiSET tests give adults a chance to earn their jurisdiction's or State's High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma, which certifies they have attained the educational level of a high school graduate. The HiSET test is a series of five tests covering writing, science, math, literature and the arts, and social studies. These tests require the test taker to apply reading, math, language, and critical thinking skills. Tests are taken one at a time, and can be taken in any order, as long as writing and math are not last. Passing the HiSET test series allows student to earn their High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED).


  • HiSET prep classes
  • HiSET pre-test
  • HiSET exam


Individuals who want to obtain their State's High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma.

Intake Process:

HiSET students of all ‘ages must be prepared to present a valid government-issued picture ID (e.g., driver's license, state ID, passport) at each official testing session. Contact DMACC to register for orientation.


Self Pay

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No