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DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)

The DSST program is a nationally recognized testing program that provides students the opportunity to earn college credit through a variety of lower- and upper-division level examinations.  Refer to this Credit by Examination Guidelines for specifics about DSST topics we accept, and requirements for minimum passing scores,

Fees

Fees for DSST testing is typically around $120, depending on the testing site used.  The DSST test fee is $80, and the testing site will typically charge an administrative fee of $20-30.  

Score Reports

To have official score reports mailed to Marylhurst, students must be sure to enter our college code 9743 on the answer sheet. 

Test scores are usually mailed to Marylhurst within four to five weeks of the test date. Credits for exams successfully completed will be recorded as transfer credit on students' Marylhurst transcripts.

Students will learn their score immediately upon completing the computerized exam.

Test Sites

Warner Pacific College, located at 2219 SE 68th Avenue in Portland, is an open testing cite for DSST exams.  Contact Karen Banks for information and to register: kbanks@warnerpacific.edu, or by phone at 503-517-1518.

Marylhurst students living outside the Portland metropolitan region may find local test sites by visiting the DSST website.

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