Testing Center

The Center for Leadership, Calling, & Service offers a variety of tests to Trevecca students, alumni and current employees.  Please call (615) 248-1346 to schedule an appointment.


CLEP exams are administered at Trevecca by appointment. Appointments can be made by contacting our office at (615) 248-1346. CLEP exams are also offered at other colleges across the United States. CLEP tests can be taken at any location, but students wanting scores posted on their Trevecca transcripts must request that scores be sent to:

Center for Leadership, Calling, & Service
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210-2877
TNU CLEP Code is 1809

The CLEP fee is $80. The fee must be paid prior to arriving at TNU to take your test. Visit the CLEP website to register and pay for your test. Be sure to print your registration ticket and bring it with you on the day of the exam.  There is an additional fee of $20 for non-Trevecca students.

Students will received results immediately and the testing center will receive the official results approximately two weeks after the test is taken.

  • CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-exam program in the country.
  • CLEP exams are available in two categories--general examinations and subject examination
  • Each exam is approximately 90 minutes in length.
  • CLEP exams are computer-based so results are available immediately
  • Click here to go to CLEP's website for information on the exams.

Five general examinations are available:

College Composition (6 hours)

Humanities (6 hours)

Math (6 hours)

Natural Sciences (6 hours)

Social Sciences and History (6)

Each general examination covers material taught in courses that most students take as requirements in the first two years of college. Each is 90 minutes long and consists primarily of multiple-choice questions.

Twenty-eight CLEP subject examinations are available. Each subject examination covers material taught in an undergraduate course with a similar title. The following is a list of available subject exams:

Composition and Literature

  • American Literature (6 hrs.)
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Literature (6 hrs.)
  • English Literature (6 hrs.)

Foreign Languages

  • College-Level French Language (6-12 hrs.)
  • College-Level German Language (6-12 hrs.)
  • College-Level Spanish Language (6-12 hrs.)

History and Social Sciences

  • American Government (3 hrs.)
  • History of the US I: Early Colonization to 1877 (3 hrs.)
  • History of the US II: 1865 to the Present (3 hrs.)
  • Human Growth and Development (3 hrs.)
  • Introduction to Educational Psychology (3 hrs.)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (3 hrs.)
  • Principles of Microeconomics (3 hrs.)
  • Introductory Psychology (3 hrs.)
  • Introductory Sociology (3 hrs.)
  • Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 (3 hrs.)
  • Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present (3 hrs.)

Science and Mathematics

  • Calculus with Elementary Functions (6 hrs.)
  • College Algebra (3 hrs.)
  • College Algebra-Trigonometry (3 hrs.)
  • Trigonometry (3 hrs.)
  • General Biology (6 hrs.)
  • General Chemistry (6 hrs.)


  • Information Systems and Computer Applications (3 hrs.)
  • Principles of Management (3 hrs.)
  • Principles of Accounting (3 hrs.)
  • Introductory Business Law (3 hrs.)
  • Principles of Marketing (3 hrs.)


DANTES tests are offered in the Center for Leadership, Calling & Service by appointment only. Please call our office at (615) 248-1346 to schedule a time.

  • Costs are $80 to Dantes
  • The Dantes test fee is payable by MasterCard, Visa, or American Express
  • An additional fee of $20 is required for non-Trevecca students and is payable by cash, check, money order, or credit card.

Test Preparation Materials

DANTES tests are designed to document knowledge obtained from non-traditional sources, such as work, reading, and outside interests; however, some material is available to help familiarize you with test format, sample questions etc.

  • www.getcollegecredit.com

    Log on for the most current DANTES program info. Download publications, exam fact sheets, etc.

  • www.dsstpracticetest.com

    Take a practice test for seven of DSST’s most popular titles for only $4.95 each. Practice tests include:

    • Here’s to Your Health
    • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Introduction to World Religions
    • Ethics in America
    • Human Resource Management
    • Principles of Finance
    • Principles of Supervision
  • Official DSST Study Guide

    Obtain a study guide for the eight most popular DSST exams for only $19.95.

Examinations included are:

  • Business Math
  • Ethics in America
  • Financial Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personal Finance
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Introductory Algebra
  • Principles of Statistics
  • Art of the Western World
  • The Civil War & Reconstruction
  • Contemporary Western Europe
  • Criminal Justice
  • Substance Abuse
  • Foundations of Education
  • Fundamentals of Counseling
  • General Anthropology
  • A History of the Vietnam War
  • Human/Cultural Geography
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • Introduction to the Modern Middle East
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Business Law II
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Management Information Systems
  • Money and Banking
  • Personal Finance
  • Personnel/Human Resource Management
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Technical Writing
  • Ethics in America
  • Introduction to World Religions
  • Astronomy
  • Environment & Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet
  • Here's to Your Health
  • Physical Geology
  • Principles of Physical Science


The fee is $70, payable by cash, MasterCard, or Visa on the day of the test.

Harcourt Assessment, Inc. may be contacted at 1-800-622-3231 for the testing site nearest you.

For more information on the MAT or to take a practice test please visit www.milleranalogies.com

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not administered at Trevecca,  but is given at both MTSU and Vanderbilt.

Proctored Exams

Trevecca's testing center is happy to offer proctoring services to students who are enrolled in distance learning programs at other institutions of higher education. There is a $25 fee for each proctored exam. Tests are scheduled by appointment and must be scheduled in advance.

To make an appointment for a proctored test, please email Becky Headrick, Administration Manager for the Center for Leadership, Calling and Service.