Placement Testing

New students seeking a BBCC degree or planning to enroll in math or English courses must take placement tests or provide approved alternative placement documents. For more information on alternative placement, visit: Placement needs to be established prior to meeting with an advisor and enrolling in classes unless placement scores have been previously established at another college or university.

Students living out of the area may take math and English placement tests at a local college and scores should be sent directly to the BBCC Testing Center at

Email the BBCC Testing Center at or call 509.793.2064 for questions about testing options. Appointments are made through the Placement Evaluation Request, even for students who have been out of high school for two years: The Placement Evaluation Request process ensures equity to all students applying.