Testing Services requires two separate fees for each DSST administered at NIU. There is a non-refundable service fee of $25 for each examination. This fee is paid when you register for the exam.
DSST requires a fee of $85 per examination, which is due on the examination date. This fee is payable to DSST by credit card.
NIU is a DANTES fully funded DSST Test center. Eligible military members and eligible spouses can pursue their educational goals by taking DSST exams at no cost (first attempts only).Learn more about test eligibility.