Empowering Students to Reach Their Full Potential

The Penn Foster system provides our students with the tools and community to help acquire knowledge and skills that can help them advance in their careers and create better lives for themselves and their families. As a Penn Foster student, you have access to instructors with real-world experience, digital learning aides, career services, and more. The Penn Foster system can help you earn your degree, diploma or certificate at the pace that’s right for you. As a Penn Foster student, you will set goals, make time, ask questions, take advantage of our resources, and take control of your future by focusing on your education.

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Career Services

Gain access to valuable tools and resources to help you on a path to a better career. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Browse commonly asked questions to find answers to your questions about Penn Foster. 

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Quality Education that Fits Your Life

When you enroll at Penn Foster, you can be confident that you're going to gain career-focused knowledge and skills. You could start learning online right away, with our open enrollment policy, you can enroll anytime, from anywhere, and begin your lessons within minutes after your enrollment has been processed.

Self-Paced, Supported Learning

There are no study schedules at Penn Foster. You simply progress through your online courses at a pace that’s comfortable for you. Penn Foster's goal-setting and progress-tracking tools can help you stay organized and on track, select the study plan that works best for you, track your progress, set alerts for when your exams are due, and much more.

If you ever have any questions about the material, you can contact one of our instructors by phone or email at any time. Instructor support is unlimited to all Penn Foster Students, so you can call or email them as often as needed.

Taking Examinations

At the end of each lesson, you take an exam. You can complete your exam online through your Student Portal on our website. After you submit your exam online, you’ll get feedback with your grade. As soon as you pass your exam, you can go on to the next course.


Once you have passed all your courses and fulfilled all payments, you will receive your diploma or degree and become a Penn Foster graduate!

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