High School Equivalency (HSE | GED®) Information

The GED® Test is now one of several High School Equivalency (HSE) Tests available nationwide.  When reviewing testing information it is critical you follow all procedures or you could be ineligible to test.

Arizona Pathways to Your HSE

Get Your Diploma!, opens a new window - Arizona Department of Education provides information about the three ways to obtain your High School Equivalency diploma in Arizona.

Pima Community College HSE Programs

PCC Adult Basic Education Programs, opens a new window - High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation, English Language Acquisition, Citizenship and more. These courses are free and open to the public.  Phone: 520-206-7330: Email: adulted@pima.edu  

Take Your High School Equivalency (HSE) Test, opens a new window - Pima Community College offers the GED® test to earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma.


Las Artes Arts and Education Center, opens a new window - Combines structured classroom study, for youth ages 17-22, with community art projects that help prepare students for the General Education Development (GED®) test and learn valuable job-readiness skills. 23 W. 27th St., South Tucson, AZ 85713 Phone: 520-724-5050 

Prepare - Free Using Your Library Card

LearningExpressLibrary High School Equivalency Center, opens a new window - Pima County Public Library Online Resource. Login with your library card to prepare for the HSE test at no cost.

Brainfuse Online Tutoring, opens a new window - Pima County Public Library Online Resource. HSE/GED® test preparation and online tutoring. Sign in with your library card. It's free.

Pima County Public Library also offers:

Practice and Testing for a Fee

Get Ready, opens a new window - GED® Testing Service lets you take practice tests for a fee.

Arizona Rules and Pricing, opens a new window for taking the GED® test.

Taking the Test

GED® Testing Service, opens a new window - Register, locate a testing location, or take the test online.

Learn how to request accommodations, opens a new window. A printable guide (PDF), opens a new window for requesting accommodations is also available.

Testing Fee Assistance

Testing fee assistance may be available from the following locations. Most agencies have requirements related to GED® testing assistance. Please contact the agency or organization directly to see if you qualify.

AFSCME, opens a new window GED® test scholarship (AFSCME member or family of a member)

Fred Acosta Job Corps Center, opens a new window
901 S. Campbell Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719

Pima Community College Adult Education, opens a new window
1255 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85709

Pima County Community and Workforce Development, opens a new window
Various Locations

Las Artes Youth Program, opens a new window
23 W. 27th St., Tucson, AZ 85713

Adult Probation Department LEARN Program, opens a new window
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See website for locations & contact info

Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, opens a new window
4726 W. Calle Tetakusim, Tucson, AZ 85757
Contact information, opens a new window
*Provides assistance to enrolled tribal members

Tohono O’odham Nation, opens a new window
PO Box 837, Sells, AZ 85634
520-573-4000 or 520-383-4251
*Provides assistance to enrolled tribal members


Research by PCPL staff 5/20/2021.

Find the information you need by calling the library's Infoline at 520-791-4010 or by sending your question to Askalibrarian.