Testing Center

The Center for Student Development offers a variety of tests to Trevecca students, alumni and current employees.

Tests Offered


CLEP exams are administered at Trevecca by appointment. 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 Road
Nashville, TN 37210-2877
TNU CLEP Code is 1809

Each CLEP exam costs $90.00. 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 $90
    Each exam is approximately 90 minutes in length.
  • CLEP exams are computer-based so results are available immediately

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.

Visit CLEP's website for information on the exams.

Through the Modern States' Freshman Year for Free program, you can sign up for a free online CLEP course. Modern States is a nonprofit education alliance dedicated to college access for all, and its Freshman Year for Free program helps students earn up to one year of college credit without tuition or textbook expenses.

Visit the Modern States website to sign up for a free CLEP study course.


DSST tests are offered in the Center for Student Development by appointment only.

  • Costs are $100 to DSST
  • The DSST test fee is payable by MasterCard or Visa at the time of testing

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 to getcollegecredit.com for the most current DSST program info. Download publications, exam fact sheets, etc.

Free practice exams can be found at getcollegecredit.com/dsst_practice_exam.

View the Official DSST Study Guide.


The MAT fee of $70 can be paid at the time of testing with either a debit or credit card.

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.


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


Trevecca offers the ACT on Campus or current students needing to increase their scores for entrance into the Nursing or Education programs. The ACT on Campus can also be used for admission requirements for prospective Trevecca students. The $70 fee (starting November 1, 2022) can be paid at the time of testing. Please note that the ACT on Campus is not available for students not choosing Trevecca.