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 website. 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 website for details on payment, eligibility, and IDs.
  • Visit their website 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 emailing 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 or emailed to testingcenter@arapahoe.edu. If color graphics are required, please send by mail.
  • 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 $40 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 - All HESI A2 testing is done through a Prometric Testing site. For instructions and more information, please contact ACC's Nursing program.

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