This post lists all GED® (in Missouri: HiSET) prep classes and testing facilities in the Columbia area. In Missouri, you’ll need to pass the HiSET to earn your HSE (high school equivalency) diploma.
The HSE program gives people who never graduated high school the opportunity to obtain an equivalent degree.
The HiSET assesses knowledge and skills at the level that high school seniors are expected to understand upon graduation.
The HiSET exam has five tests on the subject areas of writing, reading, social studies, math, and science that may, if you wish, be taken separately.
HiSET testing can be done on a computer or in a paper-based format.
HiSET testing is now free for first-time testers in Missouri.
Missouri passed legislation that allows the standard HiSET fee of $98.75 to be waived for first-time testers.
Online HiSET testing is now also available. Learn more below.
Columbia GED prep classes (HiSET)
Adult Learning Ctr
310 N Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: 573-214-3690
Columbia Area Career Ctr
4203 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203, 573-214-3800
Columbia Public School Adult Learning Ctr
1500 Vandiver, Columbia, MO 65202, 573-214-3690 x 17810
Adult Learning Ctr YouthBuild Program
200 Wilkes Blvd, Columbia, MO 65201, 573-214-3431
Columbia Public Library
100 West Broadway, Columbia, MO 65203, 573-214-3690
GED prep classes around Columbia (HiSET) (cities by alphabet)
State Fair Community College (The Kemper Campus HiSET Classes)
701 Third St, Boonville, MO 65233, 660-882-3090
Classes are held Wednesday-Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Chester Boren Middle School
110 N Jefferson St, Centralia, MO 65240, 573-682-2617
Fayette High School
510 N Cleveland St, Fayette, MO 65248, 660-248-3366
Missouri School For The Deaf HiSET Program
505 E 5th St, Fulton, MO 65251, 573-592-4000
One-Stop Career Ctr-Hannibal
203 North 6th Street, Hannibal, Missouri 63401, 573-248-2520
Find all Hanibal area prep facilities here
Higbee High School Library (North side of the building – MACC)
101 Evans St, Higbee, MO 65257, 660-263-4100 x 11382
Jefferson City Adult Learning Center
204 E Dunklin St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, 573-659-3122
You can see all Jefferson City area prep sites here
Kirksville Area Technical Ctr
1103 S Cottage Grove, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-665-2865
More Kirksville area options are found in this article
Macon Family Literacy Center
408 Blees Industrial Dr, Macon, MO 63552, 660-395.8060
Macon Career Center
702 N Missouri St, Macon, MO 63552, 660-395.8060
Macon County Literacy Council
204 Crescent Dr, Macon, MO 63552, 660-385.2061
MO Valley Community Action Agency HiSET Program
1415 S Odell Ave, Marshall, MO 65340, 660-886-7476 x 834
Marshall Municipal Court Bldg (State Fair Community College)
5 East Eastwood Street. Marshall, MO 65340, 660-281-6080
HiSET prep classes are offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m.
United Methodist Church
122 Promenade, Mexico, MO 65265, 573-581-4791
Advanced Technology Ctr
2900 Doreli Ln, Mexico, MO 65265, 573-582-0817
Moberly Area Community College
101 College Ave, Moberly, MO 65270, 660-263-4100 x 11382
Paris High School (North side of the building – MACC)
25686 Bus Hwy 24, Paris, MO 65275, 660-263-4100 x 11382
John Wood Community Coll. HSE Program
1301 S 48th St, Quincy, Illinois 62305, Ph: 217 – 641 – 4951
You can find all Quincy GED prep facilities here
Vashon High HiSET Classes
3035 Cass Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri 63106, 314-652-9961
Find all Saint Louis locations here: Saint Louis GED-HiSET Courses
Salisbury High School Library MACC (West side of the building)
1000 S Maple Ave, Salisbury, MO 65281, 660-263-4100 x 11382
State Fair Community College (Adult Education and Literacy Program)
3201 W 16th St, Sedalia, MO 65301, 660-596-7389
Missouri Career Ctr HiSET Classes
2626 West College Rd, Springfield, Missouri 65802, 417 . 869 . 8086
All Springfield area locations are listed here: Springfield GED classes
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You can also take a look at Kansas City MO GED Classes
Columbia area GED testing centers (HiSET)
University of Missouri HiSET Testing
4 Parker Hall, South Sixth Street, Columbia, MO 65202, 573-882-4801
MACC-Hannibal Area Higher Education Ctr
190 Shinin Lane, Hannibal, MO 63401, 573-231-0941
Lincoln University HiSET Testing (Stamper Hall, Room 119)
824 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101, 573-681-5194
2900 Doreli Lane, Mexico, MO 65265, 573-582-0817 ext. 13615
Moberly Area Community College
101 College Avenue, Moberly, MO 65270, 660-263-4100
State Fair Community College (Charles E. Yeater Learning Ctr, Room 171)
3201 West 16th Street, Sedalia, MO 65301, 660-530-5818
North Central Missouri College
1301 Main Street, Trenton, MO 64683, 660-359-3948
Online HiSET testing
Until recently, you could not take the GED or HiSET online. Now, things have changed. Go to this page to learn more: HiSET exam is now also online. When taking the ‘HiSET-Exam-At-Home’, an online proctor will help you with the online test-taking process and see if you do it all in line with rules and regulations.
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