Other Tests and Fees

The 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. For detailed information about each test, including preparation and requirements, please click on the name of the test to open a PDF file (Adobe Acrobat is required).

Tests

ACCUPLACER for English
ALEKS for math

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

Scheduling:

  • No Appointment
  • Use Walk-in Hours
  • No Friday Testing

Cost: $21 – (nonrefundable) The Placement Fee is put on the account of new students at the time of admission, and paid at the time tuition is paid.


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:

  • No Appointment
  • Use Walk-in Hours
  • No Friday Testing

Prepare: Click here for Practice exam and more information

Cost: $21 – (nonrefundable) The Placement Fee is put on the account of new students at the time of admission, and paid at the time tuition is paid


Retest Options: ACCUPLACER, ALEKS, and Chemistry Exam

Purpose: For students who wish to retake one of the three initial placement tests to improve their score.

Scheduling:

  • No Appointment
  • Use Walk-in Hours
  • No Friday Testing

Cost: Free for second test. $15 (nonrefundable) for each test beyond first retake

  • You have one year to use the ALEKS account for studying and testing. After one year this account expires and if you need additional testing you will pay $21 for a new ALEKS account, which will then be valid for one year.

English Challenge Test

Purpose: For students who wish to improve their ACCUPLACER placement.

Scheduling:

  • Email Placement & Testing Services to schedule test
  • No Friday Testing

Cost: Free if taken as a second placement attempt, or $15 (nonrefundable) retest fee


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.

Scheduling:

  • Email Placement & Testing Services to schedule test
  • No Friday Testing

Cost: Free if taken as a second placement attempt, or $15 (nonrefundable) retest fee


ACCUPLACER Writeplacer

Purpose: The ACCUPLACER Writing Essay required for the BC Nursing and the Neurodiagnostic Technologist (NDT) programs.

Scheduling:

  • No Appointment
  • Use Walk-in Hours
  • No Friday Testing

Cost: $21 (nonrefundable)


TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)

Purpose: Required for admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Scheduling: Click here for scheduled times

Cost: $100


GED (General Educational Development) Testing

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

Scheduling: Set up and arranged through GED Testing Service.

Cost: $30 (nonrefundable) per subject


Classroom exams for BC Students

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

Request for Exam Appointment below:

Cost: No fee (increase scheduled for summer 2018)

Scheduling: fill out the proctor request form

 


General Proctoring for the Public (non-BC student use)

Purpose: Used by the public for a variety of tests, including industry certifications, and students taking classes at other universities or colleges.

Scheduling: Email Placement & Testing Services to schedule test

Cost: $21 per test (nonrefundable) (increase scheduled for winter 2018)

 

Last Updated November 4, 2018