Earning Credit by Examination

There are a variety of ways that you may earn a maximum of 30 credits by examination. Some examinations are prepared, administered and graded at Plymouth, and others are nationally standardized examinations such as Advanced Placement, CLEP and DANTES.

CLEP Exams (College Level Examination Program) and DANTES Exams
Credit for CLEP and DANTES (DSST) exams is granted in accordance with the recommendations of the Council on College Level Examinations of the College Entrance Examinations Board and the American Council on Education.

Information on the CLEP and DANTES exams, including the minimum score required, credits awarded if you meet the minimum score, and whether the course satisfies a General Education perspective or equivalent PSU course can be found online.

CLEP and DANTES exams are scheduled through the Director of Continuing Education, Gail Carr. For more information, call (603) 535-2228 or E-mail gailc@plymouth.edu.