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Testing for Credit

DSST® Test

​​​​​​DSST​® — DANTES Subject Standardized Test

This program enables students to gain college credit for accumulated knowledge and experience through examination.

Rowan College is an official test site for the DSST®​ program. Students may accumulate college credit toward a degree
by demonstrating knowledge gained independently in 36 exam areas. DSST® tests are available by appointment
at the Testing Center.

Make an Appointment
  1. Schedule an appointment​ for the test.
  2. Choose CLEP_DSST from the pull-down menu.
  3. Choose an available date and time.
  4. Complete the form as instructed. You may use your cell or home phone number as your student ID number.
  5. Specify the subject in the Special Instructions.
  6. Click Finalize Appointment to make the appointment.
The DSST®​​ website provides additional information: (

  • $30 fee paid to the Rowan College Testing Center.
  • $85 fee paid to DSST® by personal credit card at the time of testing.
The following is a list of the available DSST tests, acceptable scores and RCSJ course equivalents: DSST Exams & ​RCSJ Equivalencies.pdf ​ 

Please note: ​Students attending other institutions of higher education should inquire with the school of choice as to the DSST exams & scores accepted at that institution.