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The Office of Professional Learning Reviews

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from a NY, NJ, or PA Real Estate License.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 6 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing a NY, NJ, or PA Real Estate License. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful exam completion. If you completed your exam outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The exam components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

Real Estate License Exam
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Real Estate Broker (NY, NJ, or PA)3REE-1055/1/2000-5/31/2015 REAL.BROKR
Real Estate Broker/Salesperson or Broker of Record (NJ)3REE-1055/1/2000-5/31/2015 REAL.BROKR
Real Estate Salesperson (NY, NJ, or PA)3REE-1015/1/2000-5/31/2015 REAL.SALES
Real Estate Referral Agent (NJ)3REE-1015/1/2000-5/31/2015 REAL.NJREF

Note: Students may apply these PLR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your PLR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students must submit a notarized copy of their NJ, PA, or NY real estate license along with this cover sheet. In NJ only, a Real Estate "Referral Agent" license is comparable to a Real Estate Salesperson License, and a Real Estate "Broker/Salesperson" or "Broker of Record" license is comparable to a Real Estate Broker License. Please note that the title of "Broker/Salesperson" is not a combination of New Jersey's Real Estate Salesperson and Broker licenses. Therefore, students must provide distinct documentation of each license in order to be awarded credit for each license.
    In NJ, to have a copy of a Real Estate Broker License or Real Estate Sales License mailed to Thomas Edison State University, students must fill out the Certification/License History Request Form from the State of New Jersey, Department of Banking and Insurance, Licensing Services Bureau - Real Estate and pay the $25 required fee. Fill in the University's mailing address (Thomas Edison State University, Office of the Registrar, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608) on the form.


Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the PLR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential

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