DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) tests are two-hour computer-based tests available in the areas of business, physical sciences, humanities, social sciences and applied technology, and are for students interested in earning college credit for material they already know.
THESE TESTS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE TIFTON CAMPUS Paying for the Test: Two separate payments will be required for non-military or services members who are not fully funded:
- There will be a required $30 proctoring fee to schedule your DSST Exam.
- $85.00 test fee*, due at log-in, payable to DSST by credit/debit card only. Fees subject to change
The $30.00 proctoring fee will need to be paid for each DSST Exam that you decide to take. All eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees: DSST, CLEP exams, and testing fees are funded by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). Military members who are fully funded must contact the ABAC-Tifton campus to arrange their DSST or CLEP exam.
Day of the Test:
Upon arrival to the Testing Center, a valid photo ID with signature must be presented. Acceptable forms of primary ID include:
- Current driver’s license
- State or federal ID card
- Current passport
- Military ID with photo and signature
- Tribal ID
- Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship
Military personnel and government-funded civilians must present a current military identification card and one of the below second forms of government-issued photo ID with a signature:
- Employee photo ID
- College ID
- Credit/Debit Card
- Social Security Card
- Military ID with signature only
- Unused ID form the primary choices above
The same DSST exam cannot be repeated for a period of three months and a day. Individuals who repeat the same exam within this time frame will have their scores voided and no refund of any type will be issued.