The Centennial Campus Testing Center is offering CLEP, DSST, Accuplacer, Biology Placement, Calculus Placement, and ESL Placement testing by appointment only. The Rampart Range Testing Center is offering Accuplacer, Biology Placement, and Calculus Placement testing by appointment only.Testers should schedule their appointment online through eSARS. Social distancing will be practiced in the Testing Center and so only a small number of appointments are available. Testers will be required to wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth. Lockers will not be provided, so testers should only bring what is necessary for their test, in most cases only a photo ID.
All other Testing Centers will remain closed until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes, but appreciate your help to keep our students, staff, faculty, and community healthy.
College Credit Exams
Earn college credits for what you already know and save time and money. Exams are available to adult learners, college students, high school students and military personnel.
Check the CLEP/DSST Testing Matrix on the Records webpage to find out what college credits you could earn at PPCC. If you plan to send your scores to a different school, be sure to check with them to know what they will accept!
Online scheduling is available for your convenience. You can schedule up to 24 hours before your preferred testing date (pending availability of appointments).
We test at the following locations:
Pikes Peak Community College Centennial Campus - Face masks are required on Campus
Limited appointments available Mondays and Wednesdays
5675 South Academy Boulevard, Building A, Room A-121.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Schedule an appointment
Peterson Air Force Base Education Center – Active Duty Military Only - Closed in response to COVID19
Tuesdays and Thursdays 301 West Stewart, Building 1141, Room 112 PAFB, CO 80914 Schedule an appointment
Fort Carson Education Center – Active Duty Military Only - Closed in response to COVID19
Every other Wednesday 1661 O’Connell street Building 1012, Room 247 Fort Carson, CO 80913 Schedule an appointment
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP provides a chance for students to earn college credit by examination. All CLEP exams are computer-based. PPCC administers all of the exams offered by the College Level Exam Program. Before you register for any CLEP exam, contact your admissions or academic advisor to confirm that your school awards credits for the exam you are planning to take. Students may send their scores to any school that accepts CLEP for credit. Learn more about how to register for and schedule your exam.
DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)
Designed originally for the military, DSST Exams are available to all students and adult learners now. DSSTs provide a chance for students to earn college credit for what they have learned in non-traditional ways. The DSST exams are used by adult education programs, the United States Department of Defense and two- and four-year colleges. Before you register for any DSST exam, contact your admissions or academic advisor to confirm that your school awards credits for the test you are planning to take. Learn more about how to register for and schedule your exam.