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, Cash, Check and Credit Card not accepted.

To schedule an appointment, a completed DSST (Dantes) Registration Form and testing center fee must be 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 Getcollegecredit.com 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
Day of the week Date Time
Tuesday May 2, 2017 11:00am
Wednesday May 24, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday June 6, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday July 18, 2017 11:00am
Monday July 31, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday August 8, 2017 11:00am
Wednesday August 16, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday September 19, 2017 11:00am
Wednesday October 4, 2017 11:00am
Wednesday November 1, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday November 28, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday December 5, 2017 11:00am
Tuesday December 19, 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

Contact Information

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: 9/28/17