Homeschooled Students

Continue the Path into Higher Education

The DSST Credit by Exam Program gives homeschooled students the ability to obtain college credit for subjects they already know or may choose to learn on their own. Recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE), DSST exams are a great way to build your portfolio as you prepare to start college. Each of the 30+ titles available includes an exam content outline and a list of book references that students can use to study and prepare for each examination.

Need additional study material? Check out our Test Preparation page for official test preparation material, partner sites and study guides.

Already in college? Discuss credit by examination with your advisor and select the DSST exams that best match your college curriculum. Then, use your self-studying skills to knock a class (or more) out of the way. DSST Credit by Exam Program is the perfect fit!

Widely Accepted

Over 1,900 Institutions across the United States accept DSSTs for credit. Check our database to look for the schools you are interested in and see if they accept DSST for college credit. Can’t find your school of choice? Call the school’s admissions department or the college advisor’s office and request they accept DSST Credit by Exam Program for college credit. Schools can contact us directly and we’ll be happy to get them in the program!

Homeschooled students are using DSST exams to complement their admissions portfolio. Many of the DSST titles fall under the lower-baccalaureate category.

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