Tuition and Payment Options

Graphic Design Certificate Tuition

Browse tuition and payment options as you explore whether Penn Foster’s online Graphic Design Certificate Program is right for you. Choose from one of our customized payment plans below and get started on an affordable pathway to a better career. 

Graphic Design

Undergrad. Cert. 9 months As low as $89/mo
1-800-471-3232 (10AM - 6:30PM ET)

Total Cost

The total cost of tuition for your online Graphic Design Undergraduate Certificate Program covers the cost of your studies and any digital textbooks and study materials included in your program.¹


The difference between the payment options is the dollar amount the credit will cost you for selecting a monthly payment plan versus paying in full.


Enrollment Requirements

  • Age - 17
  • Education -High School Diploma or GED
  • Technology Requirements - You will need access to high-speed internet to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows 10® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® Sierra Version 11.2 or later, Microsoft® Office 2019 or Microsoft 365®, and an email account to complete this program with Penn Foster. This program also requires the use of Adobe software. Please check Adobe's computer requirements to ensure that your computer meets the minimum requirements 

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  • Study Time - Up to 12 months
  • Webinars and Discussion Boards are required. Recording requests are considered on a case by case basis.
  • Webinars - Webinars are scheduled lectures that are live and instructor led. They require students to be on time, present through the entire presentation, and interacting with other students as well as the instructor.
  • Discussion Boards - Discussion boards are interactive assignments that encourage online discussion of relevant course topics among students and instructors.
  • Proctored Exams - Proctored exams are assessments completed while overseen by a qualified supervisor to ensure integrity in test-taking. The amount of proctored exams varies depending on the program and semester. You will know if the course you are in has a proctored exam by reading the course syllabus. It is up to you to find a qualified proctor. Some proctored exams are offered remotely.

What’s included?

Mobile-friendly coursework

Interactive course content

Digital textbooks and study materials

Goal setting-progress tracking tools

Unlimited student support

Career services

Option 1: Pay in full

Save up to $300 Ends 9/26/2023

Cost of Program


$2,899 Save $300

  • Best price. Best value.
  • Pay the full cost today
  • No monthly payments
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Option 2: Monthly Auto Pay Plan

Cost of Program


  • Pay $89 per month
  • Start for $129 down
  • All major credit and debit cards accepted
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Option 3: Monthly Mail Pay Plan

cost of program


  • Pay $89 per month
  • Start for $129 down
  • Mail your payments
Enroll Now

California residents please click here for Required California Disclosures.

Need more info or ready to enroll?

We're here to help.  Call 1-800-471-3232 10AM - 6:30PM ET

Transfer Credits

To have previous courses considered for transferability, contact the college you attended and request for your official transcript(s) to be sent to Penn Foster for evaluation.

  • Minimum grade of "C" required for transfer credit.
  • Approved transfer credits will be deducted from your tuition.

Refund Policy

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 graphic design program, we offer a 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 more information, visit Penn Foster’s refund policy page.

Learn even more by viewing a sample enrollment agreement. 

Military Benefits

Penn Foster recognizes those who serve in the military. We have special offers for active duty military, veterans and their spouses for many Penn Foster programs, including the Graphic Design Undergraduate Certificate. Please call 1-888-427-2900 to speak with an Admissions Specialist for more details and eligibility requirements.


If you are interested in using your MyCAA benefits, please call 1-800-238-9554 to speak to an Admissions Specialist for more information or to enroll.

Need more info or ready to enroll?

We're here to help.  Call 1-800-471-3232 10AM - 6:30PM ET

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