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National Tests

National Tests

Testing Services examination and proctor services are provided to students, faculty, staff and Hampton Roads residents; in support of improved access to higher education, student persistence and achievement, and professional advancement. 

Register for Tests

To register for the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES/DSST), and Miller's Analogies Test (MAT), and Non-NSU exams, please contact the testing center at to indicate your preferred date and time. 


All test administration fees must be paid to the NSU Cashier's office in advance of the exam and are non-refundable. There will be a $93.50 administration test fee for the MAT exam. There will be a $25.00 test administration fee for the CLEP and DSST exams.  The test administration fee for Non-NSU exams is $25.00 per hour.

Military Benefits

Norfolk State University Testing Services is a fully funded CLEP test center. The United States government offers funding for all 34 CLEP exams through the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). Military personnel who qualify for DANTES and take exams on-base or at fully funded testing centers can take all exams free of charge. Test center administration fees are also waived.  If you do not pass the first time, you will need to self-fund a re-test after a waiting period of 90 days.

Special Accommodations

Special accommodations will be provided in accordance with test sponsor policy and regulations.

Click on a link below to register and/or obtain additional test information for each national testing program.

*Indicates tests not administered on NSU campus