UMUC Europe National Test Centers
Take your CLEP, DSST, Pearson VUE, and other computer-based exams in our convenient locations.
National Test Centers (NTCs) offer on-site testing services to include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), and Pearson VUE online examinations and certifications. Availability of exams is specific to your location. Please contact your NTC to see what is offered.
Who is Eligible?
Examinations are available to DANTES-funded active duty military servicemembers and eligible civilian employees and, on a space available basis, to all other examinees who have a US military ID card. Ask your local test administrator for more information. Please note: Eligible civilians will incur a fee for testing, contact your local test administrator for details.
Receive college credit by earning qualifying scores on any of 33 examinations. Disciplines include composition, literature, foreign languages, history, social sciences, science, mathematics, and business. To learn how CLEP exams can be articulated for UMUC credit, see CLEP Exams and UMUC Europe. CLEP Web site: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/exams.html
College credit is available in 38 unique subjects. Disciplines include business, humanities, mathematics, physical science, and more. To learn how DSST exams can be articulated for UMUC credit, see DSST Exams and UMUC Europe. DSST Web site: www.getcollegecredit.com/resources
- Pearson VUE
Many professional licensures and certifications are available with a wide variety of information technology (IT) examinations to include Cisco, Linux, Novell, and CompTIA. Visit the Pearson VUE Web site: www.vue.com/military/exams. Learn which UMUC courses are equivalent to the certifications earned through Pearson VUE exams here.
- Excelsior College Examinations
Earn college-level credit in select subject areas by passing Excelsior College exams. Visit the Exelsior site
The GED test credential is the only high school equivalency credential recognized in all 50 states. The test consists of five different test sections: social studies, science, reading, mathematics, and writing and costs $24 per section or $120 for all sections. To sign up for the test and for practice materials, visit the GED site. Tip: When signing up, select "DANTES Armed Forces" as the region in which you will be taking the test.
- NTC Brochure
A summary of examinations and testing centers available
How to Apply
- Schedule a testing time with the local UMUC test administrator. See below for test center locations.
- Go to your local NTC and apply online for your chosen test.
(This may be done several days in advance of your exam or one hour prior, but on the same day, as your scheduled test time.)
- Complete your test within the specified time limit.
- Receive your results the same day.
Test Center Locations
Please click on a center to view the contact information for each site:
- Ali Al Salem
- Al Dhafra
- Al Udeid
- Alconbury, UK
- Ansbach, Germany
- Aviano, Italy
- Geilenkirchen, Germany
- Incirlik (Adana), Turkey
- Lajes, Portugal
- Lakenheath, UK
- Manama, Bahrain
- Naples, Italy
- Rota, Spain
- SHAPE, Belgium
- Sigonella, Italy
- Spangdahlem, Germany
- Stuttgart, Germany
- Vicenza, Italy
- Vilseck, Germany
- Wiesbaden, Germany
For more information about the National Test Centers, please contact a local UMUC Europe NTC above or the UMUC Europe headquarters directly at:
DSN 314-370-6762, ext. 215
Last updated: 21 May 2013