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DSST - (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)

DSST computer-based exams are now offered at the Community College of Rhode Island.

The DSST program provides the opportunity for people to earn college credit for what they have learned outside of the traditional classroom. Accepted or administered at over 1,900 colleges and universities nationwide and approved by ACE (American Council on Education), the DSST program enables people to use their knowledge acquired outside the classroom to accomplish their educational and professional goals. There is a $30 testing center fee for non-military students in the form of a money order payable to CCRI.

To schedule an appointment, a DSST (Dantes) Registration Form must be completed and received by CCRI at the campus you are planning on taking your test, at least 7 days before the date of the exam. Please see registration form for fees and instructions, be sure to include your school score recipient code on your registration form.  [Read more at the website]

DSST paper/pencil exams are ONLY available at the Knight (Warwick) Campus. To schedule a paper/pencil exam at the Knight Campus, please contact the ACT Center at 401-825-2404.

DSST Registration Form

Flanagan Computer-Based Testing Dates
Wednesday February 22, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday March 7, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday March 14, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday April 4, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday April 18, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday May 2, 2017 11:00am
Wednesday May 24, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday June 6, 2017 11:00am
Knight Computer-Based Testing Dates
Please call for appointment 825-2404    
Newport Computer-Based Testing Dates
Please call for appointment 851-1631    

To schedule an appointment...

To schedule an appointment to take the DSST paper/pencil exam please contact the ACT Center on the Warwick Campus
Tel: 401-825-2404.

To schedule an appointment to take the DSST computer-based exam please see the registration form for instructions.

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Last Updated: 2/15/17