The Center for Student Development offers a variety of tests to Trevecca students, alumni and current employees. Please call (615) 248-1663 to schedule an appointment.


CLEP exams are administered at Trevecca by appointment. Appointments can be made by contacting our office at (615) 248-1663. 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 Student Development
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37210-2877
TNU CLEP Code is 1809

Each CLEP exam costs $85.00. This fee must be paid prior to taking the exam by going to the My Account registration portal on the CLEP website. Click here to pay and register for the exam. Print and bring your registration ticket with you on the day of testing.

The Center will receive a copy of the scores approximately two weeks after the test is taken. The scores will be evaluated, and the student will be notified of the results.

  • CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-exam program in the country.
  • CLEP exams are available in two categories--general examinations and subject examinations.
  • CLEP tests cost $89
  • 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.


DSST tests are offered in the Center for Student Development by appointment only. Please call our office at (615) 248-1663 to schedule a time.

  • Costs are $89 to DSST
  • The DSST test fee is payable by MasterCard or Visa to DSST

Test Preparation Materials

DSST 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.

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

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

Click here to view the Official DSST Study Guide.


The MAT fee of $70 can be paid at

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

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


Attached is a list of Trevecca classes as they relate to potential AP Credits.