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Top FY 2013 Military CLEP and DSST Pass Rates

Knowing how military examinees score on CLEP and DSST exams allows military students to target the best options for earning college credit by examination. Taking these exams help service members save time and save tuition assistance dollars. During FY13, pass rates for military members have continued the recent trend of steadily increasing. Overall pass rates have increased from 50% to 61%, which is an 11-point improvement in the pass rates among all of the Services.
Military students score highest in the subjects of Principles of Supervision (DSST), Spanish Language (CLEP), and Analyzing and Interpreting Literature (CLEP). More military students take CLEP exams as compared to DSST exams, with the Air Force being the largest group of test takers. Check out the top 10 exam pass rates for FY 2013 below:

Rank
Test Type
Test Title
Pass Rate
1
DSST
Principles of
Supervision
91%
2
CLEP
Spanish Language
89%
3
CLEP
Analyzing and
Interpreting Literature
81%
3
CLEP
College Composition
Modular
81%
4
DSST
Introduction to
Business
76%
4
CLEP
French language
76%
5
DSST
Technical Writing
73%
6
DSST
Business Ethics and
Society
71%
7
DSST
Introduction to
Computing
70%
8
CLEP
Information Systems
and Computer Applications
69%
9
DSST
Environment and
Humanity
68%
10
CLEP
Principles of
Marketing
67%

To view the FY13 pass rates for all DSST and CLEP exams visit the DANTES Web site at www.dantes.doded.mil/Programs/Exams.html.