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The Admissions Process

At Penn Foster, we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to receive a quality, affordable education. That’s why we created an open admissions policy that allows students to enroll in our online college, career school, or online high school at any time, from anywhere, and begin their lessons immediately. We have minimal admissions requirements, so there’s no waiting and no anxiety. Enrolling in a Penn Foster program is fast and easy. Get started on building a better future today. Call an Admissions Specialist today. 1-800-275-4410 or enroll online.

Admissions Requirements

Penn Foster High School

To enroll in Penn Foster High School, students must have completed the 8th grade.

Penn Foster Career School

Some of our career diploma programs and online certificate programs require that students have a High School Diploma before they can enroll. Click here for program specific age and education requirements.

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College students are required to have a High School Diploma or GED Equivalency Certificate to enroll in a Bachelor’s Degree, Associate Degree, Undergraduate Certificate. Some of our career diploma programs also require that students have a High School Diploma before they can enroll. Click here for program specific age and education requirement for Career Diploma programs.

Penn Foster programs require that students have access to high-speed Internet, a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows® 10 or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® or later, and an email account. There are exceptions to these technology requirements. Click here for program specific technology requirements.

Steps to Get You Started

Enroll Online

The quickest and easiest way to enroll is online. Simply click the “Enroll Now” button from any page on our website and complete the enrollment form. After you submit the form, you will receive a welcome email with your student ID#. You can use this ID# to create a username and password on the student portal, and you’re ready to begin your lessons.

Enroll by Phone

If you would like to speak with a Penn Foster representative, you can call an Admissions Specialist toll free at 1-800-275-4410. Our specialists can answer any questions that you have and will be able to walk you through the enrollment process.

Enroll by Mail

By clicking the “Get Info!” button on our website, you can request further information on our programs. You will receive information via email and/or mail. The mailing will include an enrollment form to complete and return in the reply envelope.

 

About Penn Foster

We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to receive a quality, affordable education. Learn more about how we deliver on that mission.

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Helpful Admissions Information

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Tuition

We offer price and payment solutions that can work for your budget. Monthly payment plans and 0% interest are available to you.

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Policies

If you are not satisfied or can no longer continue your studies, we offer a generous refund and cancelation policy.

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Military Benefits

 Our self-paced, flexible programs make Penn Foster the school that students in the armed forces choose to build better futures.   

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