Other Tests and Fees

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot provide test services on campus until further notice. We have a variety of ways for you to obtain your English and math placement, and to take other tests online. We are committed to working with you to find a solution that meets your needs. If you have questions please use the button below to ask for assistance.

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The Placement and Testing Services Office provides access to a wide variety of tests needed by students, and the surrounding community. A chart of the tests offered and the cost is listed below.

Tests

ACCUPLACER for English
ALEKS for math

Purpose: Standardized tests used to place students into English and math classes.

Scheduling:

Tests are offered online and remotely. To ask to take the English or math placement test, use the button below.

Request English and Math Placement

Cost: English and math placement is part of the general admission application fee; which students pay when they first register for classes and pay their tuition.

  • Students may take an English or math placement test once at no additional charge.
  • The college charges a $15 retest fee for each additional time the test is taken..
    • ALEKS math placement accounts are good for one-year, and must be reset if more than one-year has passed. A $21 fee is charged to set up a new account, and to take the placement test once.
      • Students pay a $15 retest fee for each additional time the test is taken.

Chemistry Placement Exam

Purpose: For students who plan to take CHEM&161 but did not complete/take CHEM&140 with a C or better.

Scheduling:

Until further notice: email testing@bellevuecollege.edu for online options. You must use your BC email and provide your BC student ID number in your email.

Prepare: Click here for Practice exam and more information

Cost: $15 (nonrefundable) per test

 

English Challenge Test

Purpose: For students wishing bypass English 101 and gain access to advanced composition courses such as ENGL& 235, 271, 201.

Scheduling:

Until further notice: email testing@bellevuecollege.edu for online options. You must use your BC email and provide your BC student ID number in your email.

Cost: $15 (nonrefundable) per test


Math Entrance Exams

Purpose: For students who wish to improve their ALEKS placement. Math Entrance Exams are based on the final exams given for certain math courses. Alternative to the ALEKS assessment.

Scheduling:

Until further notice: email testing@bellevuecollege.edu for online options. You must use your BC email and provide your BC student ID number in your email.

Cost: No charge if a math test has not previously been taken. A $15 retest fee is charged for each additional test.


ACCUPLACER Writeplacer

Purpose: The ACCUPLACER Writing Essay required to meet admission requirements for some programs.

Scheduling:

To access this exam, please email the office at testing@bellevuecollege.edu. In the Subject line put: Writeplacer Exam. Include your full name and student ID number in the body of the email, and write: “I need the Writeplacer for a __________program”  Writeplacer is required for several different programs. Making clear why you need the Writeplacer will expedite your request.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING COLLEGE PAYMENT SYSTEMS AND CTCLINK

Bellevue College is transitioning to a new software system called ctcLink, which will replace a decades-old system. FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS will be frozen from October 27 through mid-November. This means you will be unable to pay the Writeplacer fee – and you will not be provided with this service until the fee is paid. Please make your arrangements by October 25 if you need access before mid-November.

 

Cost: $21 per test

Retest options:

  •  One week wait for a retake of the Writeplacer for Nursing
  •  Six month wait period for second and each subsequent attempt.

TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)

Purpose: Required for admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program.  Before scheduling, create an account at www.atitesting.com.

TEAS is now offered online. Create your account and register at www.atitesting.com. SELECT BELLEVUE COLLEGE TEAS, as your institution.
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING TESTING WITH ACCOMMODATIONS:  If you have approved accommodations through Bellevue College and you wish to use them for TEAS testing – you MUST select a Bellevue College administered Test Date Session, for your Accommodations to be applied.

Important Information on ATI TEAS EXAM WITH PROCTORIO

Cost: $105 per test

Retest options:  No wait time, and no limit on retests. Students must pay the full $105 each time the test is taken. www.atitesting.com


GED (General Educational Development) Testing

Purpose: Includes a set of four subject tests that measures and certifies high school level academic skills.

Until further notice: no on campus testing provided. No online options have been identified. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Cost: See GED.com for cost information


Class exams for BC Students

Purpose: Used by BC students under the direction of their Instructors .

Request Exam Appointment below:

Cost: $15 per test proctoring fee

Until further notice: no on campus testing provided for classroom exams.

 


 

Last Updated October 15, 2021