Tuition and Payment Options

Engineering technology associate degree tuition

Penn Foster offers flexible payment plans to help you take the first steps toward a career as an engineering technician. 

Engineering Technology

Associate Degree 16-24 mo As low as $60/mo
1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Total Cost

Pricing is for the first semester of a four-semester program. The total cost of the Engineering Technology Associate Degree tuition will be $3,400 - $5,500* depending on which payment plan you choose for your first semester tuition. The cost per semester is based on a price of $79 per credit and the total credits per semester vary. Total credits change by semester and cost per credit is subject to change each academic year. Program cost does not reflect any prior-earned eligible credits you may transfer in or credits awarded through a Prior Learning Assessment.

 

*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.

 

California residents please click here for Required California Disclosures.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Age - 17
  • Education - High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic Skills Assessments - Students will need to successfully complete and pass both parts of the Skills Assessment Test.
    • The Assessment Tests include Basic Math and Basic Reading.
  • 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.

    Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

    Apple, Mac, and macOS are trademarks of Apple, Inc. registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.
    • A smart phone or tablet device can also be used in addition to a computer, provided the device(s) can connect to the internet.
  • 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 semester in full

Save up to $245 Ends 10/26/2021

First Semester

$1,259

$1,504 Save $245

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

Save up to $90 Ends 10/26/2021

First Semester

$1,414

$1,504 Save $90

  • Pay $60 per month
  • Start for $1 down
  • Credit card, PayPal, or ACH from bank account
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Option 3: Monthly Mail Pay Plan

First semester

$1,504

  • Pay $60 per month
  • Start for $39 down
  • Mail your payment using coupon book 
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Need more info or ready to enroll?

We're here to help.  Call 1-800-471-3232 9AM - 9PM EST

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 engineering technology studies, 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 College’s refund policy page.


Learn even more by viewing a sample enrollment agreement.

Military Benefits

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 1-888-427-2900 to speak with a VA Support Specialist.

 

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?

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