Tennessee Real Estate Exam Frequently Asked Questions

Every Question You Need Answered About Taking The Real Estate Exam In Tennessee

Do you have questions about the Tennessee real estate exam? We’re here to help. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the real estate exam. If your question isn’t answered here, our Customer Support team is ready to assist via chat, email, or by phone at 888.827.0777. We’re dedicated to helping you feel as confident as possible about your upcoming exam.

How much does it cost to take the Tennessee real estate exam?

The Tennessee real estate exam will cost students $39. There are other fees associated with licensing, but you can expect the test alone to cost this much.

What score do I need to pass the Tennessee real estate exam?

In order to pass the Tennessee real estate exam, you'll need a score of at least 70%. Passing the exam is much less stressful for anyone who has completed an Exam Prep course

Is the Tennessee real estate exam hard?

While the majority of students pass their real estate exam, a passing score isn't guaranteed. In Tennessee, about 30% of students have to retake the test in order to pass. The best way to alleviate your nerves and pass the test is to work hard and prepare as much as possible

Where do I take the Tennessee real estate exam?

The Tennessee real estate exam must be taken at an approved testing facility. These testing facilities are located in the following cities:
Chattanooga, Dyersburg, Jackson, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville.

What topics are covered on the Tennessee real estate exam?

The topics covered on the State portion of the real estate exam include the following:

  • Duties and Powers of Real Estate Commission
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Broker/Affiliate Relationships
  • Handling of Documents and Recordkeeping
  • Handling of Trust/Escrow Funds
  • Other Improper Activities and Consumer Protection
  • Agency and Disclosure Issues
  • Special Areas of Practice


Can you take the Tennessee real estate exam online?

You cannot take the Tennessee real estate exam online. All students must travel to a testing location where they will be monitored for the duration of the test.

Can I retake the Tennessee real estate exam if I fail?

Anyone who fails is eligible to retest upon contacting PSI to schedule another appointment.

How many questions are on the Tennessee real estate exam?

There are a total of 120 questions on the exam. The National portion has 80 questions, and the Tennessee portion has 40 questions.


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