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What Is The DSST Credit By Exam Program?

Updated: Feb 15

DSST Exams help students save time and money while accelerating graduation completion.

DSST Credit By Exam

The DSST Credit By Exam Program is a way to earn credit for college courses without physically attending class.

There are 38 subjects from which one could earn credits for knowledge outside the classroom.

Whether the subject matter is Business or Mathematics, something available would appeal uniquely to each person.

Prometric, an international leader in exam delivery, provided 65,000 DANTES tests at 1,200 testing locations worldwide in 2015.


DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

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DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) exams are recommended for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE).

The tests cover mostly lower-level baccalaureate courses, helping students save time and money while accelerating graduation completion.

Thousands of colleges across America offer DSST credits to students who want a break from traditional coursework!


College Savings

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Reduce Student Debt

DSST exams have resulted in roughly $43.5 million in college savings for active-duty military personnel, veterans, and civilian students.

This program allows students who have already demonstrated knowledge in the subject to pass an exam instead of completing a semester of coursework and lectures.


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