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High School Tuition & Payment Options

On average, high school graduates can earn over $10,000 more per year than non-graduates.¹ With payment plans starting at less than $2 per day, and the ability to start for just $1, earning your high school diploma can be affordable. Choose from one of our simple payment plans or call us to talk about our first payment match program² and get started today!
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Penn Foster reduces tuition by for each High School course transferred.*
* To receive transfer credits, an official transcript from an accredited institution recognized by Penn Foster must be submitted for evaluation. Transfer credits will be awarded for comparable High School subjects where a full credit has been earned. Since High School programs vary, only an evaluation by Penn Foster will determine the actual number of transfer credits to be awarded. Penn Foster also accepts transfer credits from a GED. The maximum number of transfer credits allowed is 16. Upon our acceptance of your transfer credits, an adjustment to your financial obligation will be made.
  • Visa, Discover, MasterCard or American Express
  • PayPal
  • Checks
  • Money orders
  • Authorized automatic withdrawals from checking and savings accounts from U.S. banks
At Penn Foster, we continue to develop new ways to expand and improve student satisfaction. However, if you are not satisfied or can no longer continue your studies, we offer a generous refund policy. If you cancel within the first 6 days of enrollment you will receive a full refund. After the first 6 days your refund amount will be based on:
  • Lessons completed
  • Tuition collected
  • Enrollment date
For detailed information on Penn Foster's refund policy, please click here.
To view a sample enrollment agreement, please click here.
Many Penn Foster programs are approved for veteran's education benefits. Reservists may also qualify for veteran's education benefits. 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.
Call 800-238-9554 to speak with an Admissions Specialist for more information or to enroll.
¹ Based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Earnings and unemployment rates by educational attainment in 2017. http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm
² The first payment match program applies to the monthly auto and mail pay options only. Maximum dollar amount matched by Penn Foster is $100. Call for details.