Accredited Online High School

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Get an Online Education with a Nationally Accredited School

You can be confident in the credibility of our school. Penn Foster High School is both regionally and nationally accredited. These prestigious forms of accreditation mean that Penn Foster has met the high standards required by these bodies. We operate with the highest level of integrity, so our graduates can benefit from an accredited online high school. Employers and colleges are more likely to hire and accept graduates of accredited schools.

Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. 215-662-5603
Distance Education and Training Council Penn Foster High School is also accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).


Penn Foster High School is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.

Approved for veteran's education benefits

Many Penn Foster programs are approved for veteran's education benefits. Reservists may also qualify for veteran's education benefits. All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. Military personnel for tuition reimbursement. If you think you may be eligible or would like more information, you can check with your local or regional VA office or call Penn Foster at 888-427-2900 to speak with a VA Support Specialist.

Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau accredited business Penn Foster is a Better Business Bureau accredited business.

The BBB only accredits the business management of a school, not the quality of the curriculum, or training programs.

What Accreditation Means to You

Employers prefer candidates with credentials from accredited schools. A Penn Foster education will give you the competitive advantage over other applicants and help you land your dream job.

If you're looking to further your education, colleges are much more likely to recognize a diploma earned from an accredited high school.

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