DANTES STANDARDIZED SUBJECT TESTS (DSST)

DSST offers 37 Internet-based exams in the areas of social sciences, business, humanities, applied technology, physical sciences, and mathematics. College credit may be awarded for both lower and upper division courses.

DSST/DANTES exams cost $115. Two payments are required:

  1. $80 payment to DSST/DANTES (payable with credit card only).
  2. $35 payment to the University of Oklahoma (payable with debit, credit, and prepaid cards).

All DSST/DANTES exams may NOT apply to your particular degree program, so be certain to check with your advisor before taking a DSST/DANTES exam.

For more information on the DSST/DANTES program, go to Get College Credit.

Appointments to take the DSST/DANTES exam cannot be made online. Please call (405) 325-1208 to schedule an appointment.

Military Servicemembers

Exam fees are covered for eligible military service members. Service members who are self-funding their exam may be eligible for program promotions and discounts. Active Duty and Reserve Service Members: refer to theDSST Funding Guide;Veterans: visit theVA Website.

About the DSST credit-by-exam program

DSST prior-learning exams offer students a quick and easy way to earn college credit. With more than 30 exam titles to choose from, these exams shorten the pathway to graduation while reducing college costs. There are over 1900 institutions across the country that participate in our program.

Exam preparation materials from Prometric and Peterson's are on the website.

DSST exam program updates:

Veteran Students: DSST Exams Now Reimbursable Under VA Education Benefits Thanks to the “Forever GI Bill,” U.S. Veterans can use their Post- 9/11 entitlement—dollar-for-dollar—for licensing and certification exams. Read about it here.

New DSST Exams:Need three science or technology credits? Try Introduction to Geology and Ethics in Technology