College Level Examination for Placement (CLEP)

A student who believes he or she is proficient in an academic subject may take a CLEP test to earn credit. CLEP tests are standardized tests that cost $110 ($85 payable by credit card to College Level Examination Program to the College Board and $25 payable by exact cash, credit card or money order to Student Accounts.  ATTENTION: CLEP Exam Fee Increase on July 1: Effective July 1, 2018, the new CLEP fee will be $87. The current $85 fee will still apply to all exams purchased through June 30, 2018. The CLEP website and publications will be updated by July 1 to reflect the price change. If you have any questions regarding the new fee, please email  To schedule an appointment, contact a local campus testing center. For students outside the metro Atlanta area, locate a testing center near you by visiting College Board.

For more information on the CLEP test, visit College Board for test descriptions and a CLEP sampler. CLEP scores must be sent directly from the College Board. The college code for Perimeter College is 5711. The Registrar keeps a list of scores needed to earn credit at Perimeter College at Georgia State University. To request your official CLEP scores, please visit College Board.

DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)
DSST is currently offered on the Dunwoody campus but is currently not accepted for credit by Perimeter College at Georgia State University. To request official DSST scores, please visit the DSST website.