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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Students of any age have the opportunity to demonstrate college level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses. The College Level Examination Program is administered by the College Entrance Examination Board.

A CLEP exam score of 50 or higher will be considered for transfer. Students must have their official CLEP score report sent directly to the BSC Alternative Learning Office.

BSC Student Policy - CLEP College Level Examination Program

BSC CLEP Equivalencies

Student Procedure

NDUS Credit-By-Exam Chart

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES/DSST)

DSST is an effective method to provide evidence of prior learning. In fact, the 38 exams available at a competitive fee complement other credit by exam programs such as CLEP. Prior Learning Assessment will help you accelerate your path to degree completion while saving you the time it takes to sit through a course as well as the additional dollars spent on tuition.

While the exams are funded for active-duty military and their spouses, DSST tests are not just for those in the military. Adult learners, homeschooled students, and military veterans are also eligible to earn college credits through DSST.

BSC Student Policy - DSST-DANTES Subject Standardized Tests

BSC DSST Equivalencies

Student Procedure