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DSST (Formerly DANTES)

DSST is an internet-based training program that allows you to earn college credit. Anoka-Ramsey Community College offers more than 30 different DSST exams. Each exam is scored individually and includes the option to retake after six months if needed.

Schedule an appointment at the campus that is most convenient for you:

  • Send an email request (indicate Cambridge or Coon Rapids Campus) or
  • Call the Testing Center at 763-433-1180

Bring the following to the Exam:

  1. Your ID: ID must be government issued (drivers license, passport, state ID, etc.)
  2. Social Security Number
  3. Name of exam to be taken
  4. Payment:
    • $20 Administrative Fee payable to the Anoka-Ramsey Business Office (bring receipt to Testing Center) and
    • $80 per exam - paid only with a credit card

Review Practice Exams & Prep Resources


Appointments Available

There are multiple appointments available for CLEP and DSST testing. Please call for information: 763-433-1180.

  • The Testing Center is open Monday through Friday to administer the DSST exams by *appointment only.*

    Coon Rapids Campus, Room SC150

    Day Potential Appointment Times
    Monday 9 am 11 am 1 pm 3 pm 5 pm
    Tuesday 9 am 11 am 1 pm 3 pm 5 pm
    Wednesday 9 am 11 am 1 pm 3 pm 5 pm
    Thursday 9 am 11 am 1 pm 3 pm 5 pm
    Friday No appointments available

    No DSST tests will be scheduled during Finals Week.

    ***You must contact the Testing Center by email or phone (763-433-1180) to schedule an appointment. Email is preferred.

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