Earn Your Online High School Diploma

With Penn Foster High School’s flexible, online, and accredited program, you can take the first step towards the future you want. Every year 44,000 graduates from across the country earn their high school diplomas at home, on their schedule! 98% of alumni¹ have stated they were satisfied with the online high school program and have gone on to college, find a new career or get promoted at companies like State Farm Insurance, Home Instead, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, and Berkshire Hathaway.

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Penn Foster Online High School Is:

Get your high school diploma online, at a pace that's right for you
Receive quality, licensed and accredited education online
Choose from our flexible payment options to fit any budget
Get motivation and academic support from our Success Coaches and expert faculty
Learn anytime, anywhere with our mobile-friendly platform, designed for learning on the go
Build your pathway to college or career in fields like healthcare, plumbing and more

Take the Next Step Towards Your Graduation Goals

Earning your high school diploma is an accomplishment worth celebrating and you could be on your way to joining us at graduation in June. This momentous and emotional event is one to be remembered.


Q. Is Penn Foster High School accredited?

A. Yes, it is! Penn Foster High School is nationally accredited by both the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and Cognia. In addition to our national accreditation, we are regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (CSS-MSA). You can find more details about each of our accreditations on the Penn Foster Accreditations page.

Q. How much does online high school cost?

A. There are several factors that influence the total price of our high school program, including monthly offers, whether you’re transferring credits into the program and the payment plan you choose. We pride ourselves on making our high school program as affordable as possible, giving you the option to choose the payment plan that works best for your budget. Visit our online high school tuition page to get more information about costs and our payment plan options.

Q. Does Penn Foster online High School accept transfer credits from other schools?

A. In order to successfully transfer credits into Penn Foster high school, you’ll need an official, sealed transcript sent from your previous school for evaluation. Your credits will likely transfer if the courses are equivalent to our curriculum and are from a regionally accredited high school. Visit our high school credit transfer page for more details.

Q. Can adults enroll in online high school with Penn Foster?

A. Penn Foster welcomes students of all ages, including adult learners. Enrolling in our high school program is open to anyone 13 years or older who has completed the 8th grade. We know how challenging it can be to earn your diploma as an adult learner so we do our best to make it as easy as possible for you with our online and self-paced learning platform.

Q. What is Penn Foster's online high school curriculum like?

A. In order to earn your high school diploma from Penn Foster, you will need to complete 16.5 core credits and 5 elective credits. Each student gets to choose their five elective requirements from courses ranging from Music Appreciation and Psychology to vocational courses such as Small Business Management and Veterinary Assistant.
Our core curriculum is made up of English, math, social science, science, arts and humanities as well as health and physical education courses. If you are transferring credits, your coursework may vary.

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