Bakersfield College


CLEP (College Level Examination Program) exams are administered by appointment only.  

CLEP Testing Dates

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018 
  • Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Note: dates and times are subject to change. Check with the Testing and Placement Center for any changes to the listed testing dates.

Steps for Registering for CLEP Exams

Step 1: Know CLEP Credit Policy

Find the CLEP credit policy for your college/university and decide which exams to take.

Step 2: Save Your Seat!

  • Download and complete the Bakersfield College CLEP Registration form
  • Save your seat! Pay the $25.00 fee at Testing and Placement Center (FCC Building) 1-2 weeks before your desired test date.
    • The $25.00 administration fee is payable to Bakersfield College upon scheduling your appointment.
    • Acceptable forms of payment: exact cash, check, or money order.
    • Fee is non-refundable.

Step 3: Register with College Board

  • Register with Collegeboard
    • Examinees are encouraged to check with the Testing and Placement Center before completing the registration through College Board.
    • Sign in to your account (or create an account)
    • Test Registration and Fee Payment is under "My CLEP Account"
  • Fee to register is $85.00. Effective July 1, 2018, the CLEP exam fee will be $87. Test takers who purchase their registration tickets on or after that date will be charged the new fee. Registration tickets purchased prior to that date will still be valid until their stated expiration dates.
  • Print or Save the ticket information and bring with you the day of exam!
    • Registration is valid for six months.

Need more information? Call (661) 395-4469 or stop by the Testing and Placement Center (FCC building)

Step 4: Request Evaluation (transfers)

If you are transferring your CLEP exam credits to Bakersfield College, complete and submit the Request for Evaluation form to Bakersfield College's Admission and Registration office.

Practice Links

Kern Community College District