Dantes (DSST) Credit

Dantes (DSST) Credit

Thomas Jefferson University awards college credit for completion of DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) exams completed before matriculation and according to the American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendations. For credit to be awarded it must be applicable to a student’s program of study. Credit will only be awarded in academic subjects for which Thomas Jefferson University offers a degree program, or significant coursework in a subject area constituting a cluster, minor, or concentration. Free elective credit may be granted for DSST exams for courses taken that do not correspond to a major at Thomas Jefferson University.

  • The exams/credits will be reviewed for credit award by admissions and the appropriate faculty.

 

School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) Policy:

SCPS awards college credit for completion of DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) exams completed before or after matriculation and according to the American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendations. For credit to be awarded it must be applicable to a student’s program of study. The program of study includes general requirements, general education, professional core, major courses and elective credits. Free elective credit may be granted for DSST exams taken that do not correspond to a major at Thomas Jefferson University.

Official score reports should be sent to the School of Continuing and Professional and should be received by the start of the student’s third term of enrollment. The testing/credits will be reviewed for credit award by the Director of Student Services.

See Also: ACE, AP; CLEP; Credit for Prior Learning; Military Evaluations; Transfer Credit