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The High School Equivalency Assessment is not being administered at this time.

Please continue to check the Ocean County College website and the High School Equivalency Assessment webpage for updates.

Office Information

Location: Ocean County College Testing Center
Library Building (#3), Room 014B
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Phone: 732.255.0530

HSEA Questions and Answers

The TASC Test, formerly known as the GED, is a computerized assessment aligned with the Common Core Curriculum Standards. It determines if an examinee has the skills expected of a student graduating from high school. It qualifies an examinee for a High School Diploma issued by The State of New Jersey Department of Education.

The five major subjects are:

  1. Writing
  2. Reading
  3. Math
  4. Science
  5. Social Studies
  • Examinees must be residents of New Jersey.
  • Examinees must be 16 years or older and not enrolled in an accredited high school.
  • A Consent Form must be signed by a parent/legal guardian for anyone under 18 years of age.
  • Examinees must have proper identification.

At least two forms of identification with the examinee’s name are required.  Between these two forms of identification, the following information must be included:

  • Signature
  • Photo
  • Address
  • Birth date
  • Social security/tax identification number
  • Tests are offered two to three times every month.
  • An orientation is required before testing.

The fee for all five subtests is $106.00 which must be submitted in the form of a money order payable to Ocean County College.

Scores will be posted within one week after testing.

Yes. You only need to retest in subjects you do not pass.

Students requesting reasonable accommodations for test taking must submit documentation of a disability to verify eligibility under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Accommodations Request Forms can be downloaded from and submitted to the Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) TASC Test Administrator at the email address provided on the website.

For information and scheduling, please call: 732.255.0530.

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