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Enrollment and Specialized Testing

Military Testing

Rose State College is a military National Test Center (NTC). We are very proud to be able to serve our military service members and help them to achieve their education goals.

The DANTES "Credit-By-Exam" is a program that gives you the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses. Learn who is eligible for Military-Funded Exams (PDF).

There are two types of Credit-by Exams - CLEP and DSST. The following will explain these tests and how you can use them to accelerate your path to a college degree.

CLEP (College Level Examination Program):

  • CLEP General and Subject examinations are available as computer-based tests at Rose State College.
  • Use your service smarts to earn college credit. The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) offers you the opportunity to earn up college credits by passing any of 33 exams.
  • View available tests.
  • For more information, View the CLEP for Military site.
  • CLEP exams are given Monday through Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., please call for an appointment.

DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests):

  • DSST Exams are an extensive series of examinations in college subjects that are comparable to the final or end-of-course examinations in undergraduate courses.
  • Click for more information about DSST tests.
  • Remember to have the four (4) digit college code for the college you wish to send your resultsView Four (4) Digit College Codes. If you are sending the scores to the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) you don’t need to look up the college code, the scores are sent automatically to CCAF
  • DSST exams are given Monday through Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., please call for an appointment
DANTES Retest Policy

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) will only provide funding for initial testing. If retaking a test, the service member will have to pay all testing costs.