Other Testing Options at ACC

CLEP (The College-Level Examination Program)

Earn college credit for prior learning!
  • Cost for the CLEP exam is $87 paid by credit card when you register online for your exam.
  • The $50 proctor fee is paid by cash, check or charge to ACC when you actually come to test
    Must register and get voucher on the CLEP web-site. You will be asked to provide the voucher number when you call for your appointment.
  • Call ACC for an appointment- offered Monday thru Friday
    Littleton Campus- 303.797.5993 
  • CLEP exams are free to military service members but there is $50 proctor fee. Refer to the CLEP web-site for details on payment, eligibility, and ID's.
  • Visit their web-site or call 1.800.257.9558 for more information
  • Detailed list of prior learning assessments accepted by the Community College System of Colorado.
  • Not all colleges accept CLEP please check with your institution
  • A valid ID is required in order to test. Questions about ID policy can be made by calling 1.800.257.9558 or e-mailing clep@info.collegeboard.org
    • Primary ID must have a photo, name and signature on it (valid driver's license, passport, state ID, military ID, national, tribal, certificate of citizenship or naturalization card). 
    • Not accepted are credit/debit cards, social security card or employee ID
    • Minors who don't have a primary government-issued ID must submit the College Board ID Form. Find more exam day information
  • Hooded sweatshirts or hooded sweaters may not be worn during testing
  • Calculators are built into the test, personal calculators are not allowed
  • Accommodation requests need to be pre-approved by the Test Center BEFORE registering!
  • Study material can be found on the CLEP website or Learning Express.

Correspondence / Distance Learning

  • $40 proctor fee
  • Testing Candidates must contact the Testing Center on the campus they wish to test at and register for an exam
  • If your school requires a proctor verification form please submit it to testingcenter@arapahoe.edu
  • It is very important to notify us that you are requesting a test be taken at ACC. Do not just have your school send us the exam. You must contact us at 303-797-5993.
  • Once the exam has been received, we will contact you for an appointment. If we don't have your contact information we will be unable to contact you for testing.
  • The Testing Candidate's college must send the exam via mail to the ACC testing center
  • Complete instructions for the exam must be included
  • A representative for the college must be available by phone during the time the Candidate is testing. Phone number must be provided.
  • Return mailing envelopes are to be provided by the testing candidate or their college. The candidate will pay a fee if no envelope is provided.
  • Candidates who test late in the day will not be able to have their test returned overnight

DSST / Dantes

Earn credit for prior learning!
  • Cost for the DSST exam is $85 paid by credit card during test to DSST
  • Plus $40 to proctor the exam paid by cash, check or charge to ACC
  • Call ACC for an appointment- offered Monday thru Friday
    Littleton Campus- 303.797.5993 
  • Get additional information on Dantes/DSST
  • Not all colleges accept DSST/Dantes
  • Bring the ID required by DSST

Health Sciences Reasoning Test for Paramedic*, PTA and MLT Programs

  • There is a $50 proctor fee. Pre-pay before your testing date
  • By appointment only. Please call 303.797.5993 opt 6 to schedule
  • The test is 1 hour long
    *Paramedic students also have these exams that are taken on the same day as the HSRT
    • EMT Basic paper exam
    • EKG paper exam

HESI A2-NET (Nursing Entrance Test)

Important Notice - Beginning November 1, 2017, all HESI A2 testing will be done through a Prometric Testing site. Testing will no longer be done at ACC. For instructions and more information, please contact ACC's Nursing program.

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