DSST allows you to earn college credits by passing an exam outside the traditional classroom. A form of prior learning assessment, DSST exams allow you to earn college credits by passing an exam outside the traditional classroom.
Choose from more than 30 subject exams in disciplines such as Business, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Science, Technology and more. New exams are added all the time. All exams have been evaluated and recommended for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE).
As an active duty, guard or reserve military member, your first attempt on any DSST exam is funded by DANTES, so don’t delay! Start earning college credit now to save time, save money and graduate sooner.
If you do not qualify for the fully funded DANTES, there is a fee for each DSST exam that will be paid upon registration and and the Testing Center charges a $15.00 proctoring fee BEFORE you can schedule your exam. To pay the Testing Center proctor fee of $15.00 please visit our Marketplace. After you have paid, a Testing Center representative will contact you to schedule the exam time and date. Students should be prepared with a photo ID and know your social security number on the schedule exam day.
Please be advised, if you make an appointment to test and do not show up for your scheduled appointment time, or fail to call at least 2 hours prior to your appointment time to reschedule your exam, you will forfeit your $15.00 proctor fee. A seperate proctor fee of $15.00 will be required before your exam will be rescheduled.