What is DSST?
The DSST Program is designed to help students reach their educational goals faster at a lower cost. DSST Tests are computer based, nationally recognized and provides students the opportunity to receive college credit for learning acquired outside the traditional college classroom. DSST exams are for students of any kind including:
Why Take a DSST Credit by Exam Test?
DSST exams can provide students the opportunity to satisfy prerequisite courses that will allow them to move into advance courses. Click HERE to obtain a listing of DSST exams administered at UAA. Study Material. DSST Official Study materials can be obtained at www.getcollegecredit.com/testprep.html
Fully Funded Testing Site:
The University of Alaska Anchorage is a fully funded test site. This means that eligible military and civilian personnel can test for free. Check the list below to see if you qualify:
Active Duty and Reserve
Military service members may schedule a proctoring appointment online with UAA for free.
You may schedule an appointment online at least 24 hours in advance.
When scheduling please note the DSST Public Speaking exam section II requires a private room to make your speech. This must be scheduled as an afternoon appointment Monday - Friday. For questions or additional information about this requirements, contact us: 907-786-4525 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cost of a DSST exam is $115.00, which is covered in two separate payments:
The $30.00 test administration fee may be paid at Cashiering, located in the University Center prior to taking your exam.
You may pre-register and pay the $30.00 test administration fee online. There will be a $3.00 convenience fee charged for this service.
DSST School Code
All testers will need a 4 digit school code in order to take the exam. UAA School code is 9043. If you are taking DSST for another school, lookup your code here before coming into the testing center.