Military and Veteran Credit by Exam

Credit by Exam

The Registrar's office has made all of OSU's Credit by Examination program free for Veterans enrolled at Ohio State. This is a $60 savings per test. These exams are developed and used by Ohio State only, and if students achieve success they can gain credit for that subjectup to the credits that would be earned for passing the corresponding course.

Students can only take a specific course test once, but they may take an unlimited number of subjects. Cautionthese tests are rigorous and students are encouraged to study and review the material as they would for any final or cumulative test.

More information on the tests, including which courses are available and the registration process, is available via the Registrar's Credit by Examp brochure. Note, this brochure is updated every academic year, and is subject to change without notice.

Schedule a Test

To register and schedule a test, please go to the link below. Once there, click on Examination Mark (EM) for Veterans and select the course test you want to take and the date and time of your choosing. You will be required to accurately fill in the required information, which will be used to verify your status as an OSU student-veteran. Once this is confirmed the $60 fee will be waived.

Notesome tests require referrals from specific departments to ensure you are taking the appropriate level of testall Math EM tests, Chemistry, and some Computer Science and Engineering require referrals as well (the system will notify you if required).

Examination Mark for Veterans


Please let the Office of Military and Veteran Services know if you have any questions. You may also contact the OSU Testing Center Directly at 614-292-2241 or e-mail questions to The Testing Center is located at 585 Student Academic Services (SAS) Building at 281 W. Lane Ave.