FAQ

Where can I find a list of class dates?

A list of upcoming class dates can be found in our digital course guide – click here!

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How do I get my real estate license?

The state of Ohio requires 120 hours of education, all can be completed at any one of our multiple locations statewide, online, or mix & match to create your own custom schedule. Click here to sign up for classes.

View the steps to licensure here.

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Do I have to have a sponsor to start the classes?

A sponsor is not needed to start Real Estate classes; however, you will need a sponsoring Broker before taking the State exam.

We can help you find a sponsoring broker! After registering for classes, come to one of our Career Nights during the start of your class session! Click here to view the Career Night schedule.

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Do you provide job placement and/or help me find a sponsor?

Every month we offer a Career Night for Real Estate Pre-Licensing students. This is aimed at helping those becoming Real Estate Sales Agents find a sponsoring Broker.

Click here to view the Career Night schedule.

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How long are my certificates good for?

Upon successful completion of your Real Estate pre-licensing classes you will be given completion certificates. These are good for ten years.

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How do I schedule my state exam?

Real Estate state exams are scheduled by calling PSI Exams at 1-800-733-9267 or by visiting their website at psiexams.com.

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Do I have to take all the classes at once?

After purchasing classes from Hondros College of Business you have 1 year to complete them.

All can be completed at any one of our multiple locations statewide, online, or mix & match to create your own custom schedule. Get started now!

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Is there financial aid?

Our Real Estate courses are currently not eligible for financial aid such as PELL grants or VA funding, but we have scholarships available on our website as well as other forms of assistance by outside agencies. Click here for all the information.

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Can I use FAFSA?

FAFSA is not available for our courses. Click here for financial assistance options.

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Does the military discount extend to spouses?

Military Discounts are reserved for those who served and have a copy of their DD214 and/or military ID; If you are an immediate family member of someone who has either of these, please contact Student Services at 888-HONDROS (888-466-3767) to discuss your options.

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Why do I only have 1 time to take the CompuCram pre-assessment?

You can take the CompuCram practice tests, vocabulary reviews, and simulated exams as many times as you’d like. The initial Pre-Assessment test can only be taken once. This is for your benefit, as it gives the program a baseline of your knowledge and allows the program to evolve as your knowledge grows.

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Is the full amount due when I register or is there a payment plan?

Full payment is required at the time of purchase. Classes may be purchased individually to help lessen the upfront cost.

Click here for more information on financial assistance.

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Do I HAVE to buy the books?

It is highly recommended that books are purchased, though not required. If you purchase a package, books will be included.

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How can I reschedule my class(es)?

Once you are registered, you will be given a student account at Hondros.com that will allow you to make any changes to your schedule that you need to.

Your login name should be the email that you provided upon registration and your password is automatically default to ‘welcome’ (this can be changed once you login)

If you still have difficulty, you can call Student Services at 1-888-HONDROS (466-3767) and one of our Student Services Associates will be happy to help you.

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What is your refund policy?

Click here to view our refund policy.

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My attendance is incorrect; how do I get this fixed?

You can call Student Services at 1-888-HONDROS (466-3767) and one of our Student Services Associates will be happy to help you.

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How much does it cost to get licensed?

Fees involved with getting a real estate license include:

  • Education – $1599 (Set for Success Package – other packages are available)
  • Application – $60
  • State Exam – $63
  • Broker fees (you will need to ask your sponsoring broker about any fees they will be requiring you to pay once you become an agent)

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How much is the state exam?

The real estate state exam fee is $63

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What’s the difference between the Career Start Package and the Set for Success Package

With the Set for Success package the first 3 years of Alumni dues are waived. This is a $147 value and includes Free CE, networking events, and other alumni-only advantages!

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How long does it take to complete the courses?

Real Estate pre-licensing on Ohio requires 120 hours of pre-licensing education. Complete 40 hours of Principles & Practices, 40 hours of Law, 20 hours of Finance and 20 hours of Appraisal.  All can be completed at any one of our multiple locations statewide, online, or mix & match to create your own custom schedule.

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Do you issue a 1098-T to students?

Since we are privately, not federally, funded we do not issue the 1098-T.

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I have a license in another state, what do I have to do to get an Ohio license?

To view the steps to get your Real Estate license in Ohio, click here!

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