Welcome to Penn Foster College!

Welcome to Penn Foster and the first step toward your new future!

In my 30 years as an educator, one of the most exciting and positive changes I have witnessed is the evolution of distance learning from correspondence courses of the past into today's vibrant online opportunities. With technology, learning can happen anytime, anywhere.

Penn Foster combines a century's worth of expertise in high-quality distance education with flexible, affordable programming. No matter what your educational aspirations are, Penn Foster can help you reach them.

Experienced instructors and counselors help you design your Penn Foster education, giving you the individualized support you need to keep you motivated and help you reach your goals. With access to our national network of partnerships in a wide range of professional fields, you can gain real-world experience that you can turn into real life success. Each year, 25,000 students like you graduate with a degree from Penn Foster and enter the workforce better prepared for success.

Here is some of what you can expect from Penn Foster:

  • Affordable Tuition: Pay as you go financing and low monthly payments will help you keep your tuition budget in check. Plus, our per credit fees are 70% lower than those at comparative schools, including community colleges.
  • Convenience and Flexibility: Study where and when you choose and still have time for the people and activities that are important to you. You set aside time that works best for your schedule to work with learning materials we send directly to you.
  • Quality and Reliability: When you enroll with Penn Foster, you are choosing a fully accredited education that can help you train for a better job and a better life. Penn Foster is the world leader in distance education. Employers have been hiring our graduates since 1890.
  • Support: Your customized education plan may be yours alone, but as a Penn Foster student, you are never alone. When you have questions or need help with a difficult lesson, our dedicated instructors are just an e-mail or toll-free phone call away. What's more, you can connect at the program or local level with a peer community of more than 150,000 students who are also preparing for a brighter future.

If you are ready to start working toward your professional dreams, enroll today – and start today.

All of us at Penn Foster look forward to helping you unlock your personal potential and open the door to success.


Frank Britt
CEO, Penn Foster