Pre-License Test Course Comparison

Classroom Online 
Course approved by Real Estate Commission Yes  Yes 
Course prepares students to pass the real estate exam Yes  Yes 
Spend 60 hours on course Yes  Yes & No - course is measured by work completed at 80% or better
Access to instructor Yes No
Calculator provided No - students must bring standard calculator to class  No 
Course timer Yes - instructor will set course time and instruction  No 
Enforced seat time Yes - students are required to attend all 60 hours of classroom instruction  No - if all chapter exams and the final exam are completed at 80% or better before 60 hours have been clocked, then student will be issued a completion certificate
Internet connection required No  Yes - high speed Internet is preferable 
Materials provided Yes - students are provided printed materials for the course  Yes - students are able to print screens 
Ability to review content after completion Yes  Yes & No - Students will have access to course for 6 months from date and time of purchase 
Deadline to complete Students must attend all scheduled classes Per Iowa law, students have six months to complete the online course. No extensions can be granted. There are no exceptions.
For more information Classroom overview  Online course overview