High School Equivalency Diploma

graduate in graduation cap with caption "FOR YOU MOM" Are you ready to schedule a High School Equivalency (HSE) exam? In addition to free academic preparation offered through Adult Basic & Secondary Education, Blue Ridge Community College offers two HSE exam options that lead to the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges High School Equivalency Diploma.  Both exams are offered during the day and evening at the Henderson County and Transylvania County campuses.


Visit a website below to create an account, view the BRCC test schedule options, and register for your exam.



Cost: $53.75 for the exam battery or $10.75 per exam.
The full battery includes five subtests (Language Arts-Reading, Language Arts-Writing, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies) 

Register online: http://hiset.ets.org/test_takers/

Pearson Vue GED®
Cost: $80 for the exam battery.
The full battery includes four subtests (Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, Social Studies)

Register online: www.ged.com


College and Career Readiness Center
The College & Career Readiness Center (CCRC) is designed to support the individualized needs of all learners. Students may utilize the center for additional academic support and instruction, career exploration, resume writing, workplace readiness workshops, or to improve their computer skills. 


Need a HiSET® or GED® transcript?
Follow this link for instructions on how to obtain a transcript:


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Contact or Visit Us 

Henderson County Campus
Sink 224, 130 Eagles Reach Drive, Flat Rock 

Belinda Frantz
(828) 694-1745


Transylvania County Campus
Straus Building Library

Straus 125, 45 Oak Park Drive, Brevard
Shawn McMurray

(828) 694-1731 or (828) 883-2520