What Is DSST?
DSST allows you to pass an exam and get college credit, similar to the AP program for High School students. DSST is a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).
"PLA students earning bachelor’s degrees saved an average of between 2.5 and 10.1 months of time in earning their degrees, compared to non-PLA students earning degrees." - Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success, CAEL
"…An average adult student earning 15 PLA credit saves, on average, six months in his or her quest to earn a bachelor’s degree. Those same 15 PLA credits…translates to significant tuition savings as well." - Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success, CAEL