DSST (DANTES) and CLEP Exams

Columbia College offers the DSST (DANTES) and CLEP exams, as well as resources for those who want to take the exams.

What is DSST/DANTES?

DSST (also known as DANTES) exams are college-level examinations through which one can receive college credit for prior knowledge in particular subject areas. For a complete listing, visit the testing services office or GetCollegeCredit.com .

What is CLEP?

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams are college-level exams through which one can receive college credit for prior knowledge in particular subject areas. For a complete listing, visit the testing services office or the CollegeBoard website .

What are the exam costs?

DSST

The administrative charge for taking your exam at the main campus in Columbia, Mo., is $25 and is due at the time of registration. The exam fee of $85 is paid at the time you take your exam using Visa or Mastercard.

CLEP

The administrative charge for taking your exam at the main campus in Columbia, Mo., is $25 and is due at the time of registration. The exam fee of $87 is paid prior to arriving at the Testing Center.

How do I register?

To register for either the DSST or CLEP exams for students of main campus, please register and pay online with the links below:

Online and nationwide students can register and pay online.