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What Do You Need to Know About the Colorado Real Estate Licensing Exam and Testing?

Updated: Feb 13, 2023

For many people, the one thing that worries them most about getting a real estate license is ... the real estate license exam.

Few of us actually looked forward to taking tests back when we were in school, and part of the relief of graduation was that we wouldn't have to take any more tests!


Is the Colorado Real Estate Exam Difficult?

The state exam is definitely challenging, and is considered one of the most challenging in the country. That's why choosing a top-notch school with a great reputation is so important. We'll help you from beginning to end, as we've done for thousands of students over the years.

What Do I have to Do In Order to Pass the Colorado Real Estate Exam?

The Colorado Real Estate License Examination consists of two parts: one part regarding universal real estate principles. and one part that is Colorado-specific. Each part is approximately 80 questions, and you will have have 4 hours to complete the entire exam (approximately 2 hours for each section.) The examination is entirely comprised of multiple choice questions. A passing score is considered 75%. You may take the examination has many times as you need in order to pass it.

The Colorado portion of the exam has about 25 intricate, detailed questions on Colorado contracts and forms. Our classes cover a huge volume of material in order to help prepare you to answer those questions effectively, along with all of the other topical questions that you will see on the examination.

If for any reason a student doesn't pass the exam on the first try, they will be given a paper which indicates where their strengths and weaknesses were. In that case, we ask that students reach out to us immediately in order for our instructors to help them solidify the areas that tripped them up and help them "laser-focus" on the areas they need to clarify.

How Do I Sign Up For The Colorado Real Estate Exam?

The Colorado Real Estate Licensing Examination is offered through PSI Exam Services. You can take the examination in person or online. We recommend that you take the examination at one of the seven different testing site throughout Colorado, if possible. Those sites include Pueblo, Colorado springs, Two locations in Denver (Centennial and Wheat Ridge), Durango, Grand Junction and Fort Collins.

Those who wish to take the examination online will need to arrange to be in a room with essentially nothing in it, and the online testing proctor will have the testing student show them the room to ensure that it is a "sterile" environment.

Scheduling for the examination is handled directly with the testing company, PSI Exam Services. The State of Colorado ensures that there is no interaction between the schools and the testing facilities, to avoid any possibility of collusion which could influence test results.

Still Have Questions?

If you have been researching how to get your Colorado Real Estate license, you've probably found conflicting and confusing information. We're here to answer any questions you may have. Just reach out to us via any of the methods below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Phone: 719-602-0409


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