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NCARB Live: ARE 4.0 Retires June 30, 2018

With less than seven months until the retirement of the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) 4.0, watch NCARB’s exam experts discuss switching from ARE 4.0 to 5.0. Recorded in November 2017.

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Policy for the ARE: Exam Candidate Conduct

This document outlines procedures in the event of candidate misconduct while preparing for, taking, or after taking the ARE.

ARE 5.0 Handbook

Updated September 2018. The ARE 5.0 Handbook walks you through each division, providing specifics on objectives, sample questions, suggested references, and more.

Destination Architect: A Candidate’s Take on ARE 5.0 (Jan-Feb 2017)

Learn what to expect from the new exam with this breakdown of the format and features of ARE 5.0—from a candidate who’s been there.

ARE Candidate Agreement

ARE Candidate Agreement

All candidates for the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) are required to agree to the ARE Candidate Agreement prior to testing on any division of the ARE.