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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: 210-486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: 210-486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123


St. Philip’s College is designated as an Authorized Pearson Vue Test Center for the administration of the General Educational Development Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) and an authorized Educational Testing Service Center for the administration of the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) under the guidelines of the GED Testing Services and Texas Education Agency (TEA). Tests may only be administered by authorized testing centers under TEC 7.11 and TAC 89.41-47.

  High School Equivalency Test Dates & Times  





Registration 1-877-392-6433
Test Fee
Cost per Subject
$ 145
$ 36.25 
$ 125
$ 25 
Test Subjects

1. Reasoning - Language Arts
2. Mathematics
3. Science
4. Social Studies 

1. Language Arts - Reading
2. Language Arts - Writing
3. Mathematics
4. Science
5. Social Studies
Language Option English and Spanish
or Combine Language
English and Spanish
or Combine Language
Accommodations GED Accommodations HiSET Accommodations
Retest Policy 60 day waiting period,
after first three attempts
Three attempts per calendar year


High School Equivalency Score Requirement

GED: A minimum total score of 580 points with no individual test score less than 145 on each of the four exams.
HiSET: A minimum score of 45 points, minimum score of 2 on the essay, and a minimum of 8 on each subtest.

Required items the day of the test

1. Government issued identification (Texas DL/Texas ID, Military ID, Passport/Visa, or Consulate ID)
2. Proof of Texas Residency (if you do not have a Texas ID/DL)
3. Be 18 years of age or older (for age exceptions visit TEA eligibility requirements)

Contact Information

The GED Testing Center is located in the St. Philip’s College Welcome Center, room 207B. We administer the Official GED and HiSET in  room 206B.

  • Office & Information: 210-486-2525
  • GED Test Center#: 70376
  • HiSET (Paper)#: HSTP 26054A
  • HiSET (Computer)#: HSTC 26054A

GED Records:


Contact Information

Spring / Fall Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
8am - 7pm
First Saturday 
9am - 1pm

May 28 - July 27 Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
8am - 7pm

July 30 - August 31 Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
8am - 7pm
8am - 5pm
9am - 1pm

Please note the testing lab closes 15 minutes prior to closing time. 

 Phone Number:

Fax Number:


MLK Campus
Welcome Enrollment Center (WEC)
Office: 207-B


Important Dates

May 14, 2018
Maymester Session - Classes begin

May 15, 2018
Maymester Session - Census date

May 28, 2018
Maymester Session - Last day to withdraw

May 31, 2018
Maymester Session - Final exams

May 31, 2018
Maymester Session - Last day of classes

May 31, 2018
Maymester Session - End of Semester

Academic Calendar