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CLEP/DSST Testing For Military Members

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is an opportunity for students to earn college credit in subjects with which they are already familiar by taking a single test. Generally, these tests mimic a final exam a student may take in a college-level class. CLEP testing is an especially good opportunity for military members when subjects have already been covered in military training.

              CLEP/DSST Sign-Up Instructions

At CCRI, CLEP testing is offered in 33 subjects. See the link below for a complete list of these tests:

               CLEP Tests Available At CCRI

Currently, CCRI receives funding from the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) program. For the military member, this means that all fees for CLEP testing are waived. The individual only needs to show his/her non-expired military ID card for this benefit.

In addition, CCRI offers DSST testing. The DANTES Subject Standardized Tests are similar to CLEP and are accepted for college credit at many schools across the country. While CLEP and DSST service the same purpose, the DSST Public Speaking subject test is offered at CCRI while its CLEP counterpart is not. For military members, the $30 administrative fee is waived. The student is still subject to the $80 test fee. This policy should change by the end of the Fall '15 semester, when CCRI may offer the online versions of the DSST tests.

Contact Information

Email:Veteranservices@ccri.edu

Knight Campus, Warwick
Rm 0034
Tel: 401 825-2281

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
Rm 1144*New Location
Tel: 401 333-7349

Liston Campus, Providence
Rm 1150
Tel: 401 455-6056

Newport County Campus
Rm 136 (Atrium)
Tel: 401 851-1726

VETERAN COORDINATOR:

Patrick Elkins
Flanagan Campus
RM 1144
veterans@ccri.edu

VETSUCCESS:

Micaela Black
Knight Campus,
Rm 0034(Tuesdays)
Liston Campus,
Rm 2215 (Thursdays)
micaela.black@va.gov

VA CERTIFYING OFFICIAL:

va@ccri.edu

WEBSITE CONTACT:

Veteran Services
veteranservices@ccri.edu

This page developed and maintained by Veteran Services Office. Send comments and suggestions to veteranservices@ccri.edu.

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Last Updated: 10/11/16