Everything You Need to Know about Aceable's Real Estate Exam Proctoring


You don’t have to get an expensive college degree to become a real estate agent, but getting licensed does require education beyond high school. You’ll also have to take a few exams to prove that you know the basic principles of real estate as well as the related laws.   

Exams That Have to be Passed to Get a Real Estate License

If you plan to get a real estate license you need to pass 2-3 exams at two different points in the process. The exams test your real estate knowledge, and everything you need to know is covered in your Aceable course. 

Real Estate Course Final Exam

Most state real estate commissions require that license applicants not only take an educational course but also pass a final course exam. The final course exam helps ensure that students truly learn the course material rather than just sitting through the classes to meet the time requirement. 

Final exams are closed book and timed. They can either be online or you may be required to take the final exam in-person on a computer. These are proctored exams, meaning that computer software is used to administer, monitor and score the tests. 

Real Estate Licensing Exam

In the majority of states, the licensing exam is segmented into two portions: a state exam and a national exam. Most states score the portions of the test separately, which means it’s possible to pass one portion and fail the other. When that’s the case you’ll only need to retake the portion that wasn’t passed. 

  • State Licensing Exam - The state portion is going to be specific to the state where you are obtaining a real estate license. Focus is mostly on local laws and regulations. 

  • National Licensing Exam - The national portion includes questions about fair housing and other federal laws as well as the general practice of real estate. 

State licensing exams are also proctored. Typically, the exam is administered by a third-party administrator, but some states, like California, administer the exams themselves.   

Take Your Course Final Exam Online With Aceable and Examity!

Our goal is to make getting a real estate license as easy as possible. That’s why we teamed up with Examity to offer in-course finals! Now you don’t have to take the course final offline. With Aceable and Examity your course final exam can be completed online too.

Plus, Aceable in-course finals are always free of charge!

Here’s how it works: 

  • Within your Aceable account there will be a final exam page with an option to schedule your exam.

  • Clicking the link to schedule your exam will take you to your dashboard on the Examity website.

  • Fill out the profile for your Examity account.

  • Once the profile is complete you can do the “computer requirements check” to make sure your computer is compatible. Laptops and desktop computers should meet the requirements, however, chromebooks and mobile devices are not compatible.

  • On the dashboard you will now select the “Schedule Exam” option. 

  • To schedule the exam you must first specify the instructor name, course name and exam name.

  • Next, choose a time and date for taking the exam. 

On test day you’ll need to sign into your Aceable account using a laptop or desktop computer 15 minutes before your scheduled time. Select “resume course” on your dashboard and go to the final exam page. Once there, click “Connect to Proctor”.

You’ll be taken to the Examity dashboard where you’ll be able to start the exam after a short setup. You can use a calculator, pencil and paper but no books can be used. 

In-course final exams are currently available with the following real estate courses:

aceable proctoring by state

California Real Estate Exams Overview

California Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score:  60%

California State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at California Department of Real Estate (DRE) Exam Center

Cost: $60

Passing Score: 70%

Time: 3 hours

Number of Questions: 150 multiple choice questions

Colorado Real Estate Exams Overview

Colorado Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free 

Passing Score: 80%

Colorado State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at PSI location

Cost: $44.95

Passing Score: 

  • State Portion - 70%
  • National Portion - 75% 

Time:

  • State Portion - 110 minutes
  • National Portion - 120 minutes

Number of Questions: 

  • State Portion - 74 multiple choice questions
  • National Portion - 80 multiple choice questions

Florida Real Estate Exams Overview

Florida Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: N/A - no test proctoring is required for the real estate course.

Cost: N/A

Passing Score:  N/A

Florida State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: Online with OnVUE online proctoring or In-person at a Pearson VUE testing center

Cost: $36.75

Passing Score: 70%

Time: 3.5 hours

Number of Questions:100 multiple-choice questions

Georgia Real Estate Exams Overview

Georgia Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score: 75%

Georgia State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at PSI location

Cost: $121

Passing Score: 70%

Time:

  • State Portion - 110 minutes
  • National Portion - 120 minutes

Number of Questions:

  • State Portion - 52 multiple choice questions
  • National Portion - 100 multiple choice questions 

Michigan Real Estate Exams Overview

Michigan Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score:  70%

Michigan State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at PSI location

Cost: $79

Passing Score: 70%

Time: 180 minutes

Number of Questions: 115 multiple-choice questions

New York Real Estate Exams Overview

New York Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score:  70%

New York State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at official state testing sites

Cost: $15

Passing Score: 70% 

Time: 90 minutes

Number of Questions: 75 multiple-choice questions

South Carolina Real Estate Exams Overview

South Carolina Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score:  70%

South Carolina State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at PSI location

Cost: $63

Passing Score: 

  • State Portion - 28 questions answered correctly
  • National Portion - 56 questions answered correctly

Time:

  • State Portion - 80 minutes
  • National Portion - 120 minutes

Number of Questions:

  • State Portion - 40 multiple choice questions
  • National Portion - 80 multiple choice questions

Texas Real Estate Exams Overview

Texas Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score: 70%

Texas State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at a Pearson VUE testing center

Cost: $43

Passing Score: 

  • State Portion - 21 questions answered correctly
  • National Portion - 56 questions answered correctly 

Time:

  • State Portion - 90 minutes
  • National Portion - 150 minutes

Number of Questions:

  • State Portion - 40 multiple choice questions
  • National Portion - 85 multiple choice questions

Virginia Real Estate Exams Overview

Virginia Pre-Licensing Course Final Exam

Test Administration: Available Online Through Examity

Cost: Free

Passing Score: 75%

Virginia State Licensing Exam

Test Administration: In-person at PSI location

Cost: $60

Passing Score: 

  • State Portion - 30 questions answered correctly
  • National Portion - 56 questions answered correctly

Time:

  • State Portion - 45 minutes
  • National Portion - 105 minutes

Number of Questions:

  • State Portion - 40 multiple choice questions
  • National Portion - 80 multiple choice questions

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