The Bakersfield College Assessment Center is located in the Finlinson Conference Center.
Students should plan to spend approximately 2.5 hours testing.
Students will be tested on a space available basis. Students arriving by 8 am are likely to be seated immediately and to complete the process within 2.5 hours. Those arriving later may have to wait for an open test station.
If English is your second language (you speak another language other than English with your family) it is highly recommended you take our EMLS Assessment.
Retests will only be allowed after 60 days.
Students who need test accommodations and have been approved by DSP&S (Disabled Students Programs & Services) should complete the form on the link below:
Students may contacts DSP&S at (661) 395-4334.
Students may arrive to complete walk-in testing:
We highly recommend that you prepare yourself for the placement tests. It may be helpful for you to see some sample questions or to prepare using the College’s Skills Lab supplemental instructional materials.
Prepare for the Accuplacer at http://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students/prepare-for-accuplacer.