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Testing Center: DSST

DSST Registration

DSST exams are administered by appointment only and must be scheduled with our Test Administrator by calling 419-783-2490 or email swiemken@defiance.edu

Click here to pay the administrative testing fee at Defiance College.

Note:  Discover Cards are NOT accepted for online payment of DSST Fees on the day of testing.   

Testing Information

  • Please remember to bring your photo ID. 
  • $32 non-refundable test fee is due at the time of registration.
  • $100 fee payable on day of test by credit card ONLY. NOT DISCOVER!
  • No Cell Phones.
  • Dress in layers to ensure you are ready for any room temperature.
  • Hooded sweatshirts and sweaters are not permitted
  • Public Speaking DSST is not offered at this testing center.
  • Must wait 6 months to retake the same test.
  • $100 per credit hour will be charged to have credit applied to your transcript.
  • (no additional charge for incoming Freshman for tests taken before classes begin).
Pilgrim Library:   
  419-783-2481     
  library@defiance.edu     
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