About DSST Exams
The 38 DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) have been evaluated and approved for college credit by the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT). The DSST exams are an affordable and efficient way to earn college credit without taking a traditional course, and DSST credits are accepted at over 2,000 colleges.
DSST Exam Details
- 38 exams covering general and upper-level college subjects
- Credit accepted at over 1,900 colleges and universities
- $80 per exam (plus a small test center fee that varies)
- Exam worth 3 college credits
- Most exams are two hours long
- Over 1,000 U.S. testing centers
How It Works
- Choose a study guide: We offer study guides for DSST exams in many fields, including general anthropology, criminal justice, human resource management, physical geography and world religions, among others.
- Watch fun and engaging videos: Our expert instructors use real-world examples in their lessons to help make concepts more relatable. Additionally, they keep their lessons brief and employ animation and graphics to bring each subject to life.
- Test yourself with practice quizzes and exams: Each lesson in our study guide culminates with a quiz to help you gauge your knowledge. Additionally, each chapter ends in a comprehensive exam.
- Get help from our expert instructors: Our instructors are here to answer your questions.
Who Our Courses Are For
- Students prepping for the DSST or another credit-granting exam
- Students who'd like to study at a time and place that's convenient for them
- Students who want to save on their college education
Why Our Courses Work
- Self-paced learning: Work through our study guides at your own pace, taking as much time - or as little - as you need to fully absorb the information.
- Variety of learning devices to choose from: Use your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone to access our courses. The only other thing you need is a reliable Internet connection.
- Access to thousands of online lessons: With just one subscription, you can study for multiple DSST exams. You'll also have access to thousands of other lessons, which can help you boost your grades or enhance your resume.
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