you will find answers to some questions you may
do classes start?
Enroll now and start immediately! Class is in
session whenever you're ready to learn.
is my student number important?
This is the fastest and easiest method of communicating
with Penn Foster. It also is your individual
number uniquely yours.
can I find my student number?
The number is on your student ID card. Your number
will also appear on all shipping labels.
do I submit exams?
Penn Foster offers three ways to submit exams.
Tel Test (see Service
page for numbers) Exam Express, and online testing
(see Student Login-home page).
if I change my address?
Notify Penn Foster by phone immediately.
All Business and Industrial Students #(50000000-59999999)
phone (800) 233-0259
do I do if I am missing books or material?
Call (800) 233-4186
call (800) 233-0259
do I order more courses?
Submit your order online or call (800) 803-2329
or Fax (949) 733-2875
do I pay for courses?
Penn Foster accepts Amex, Discover, Visa,
Master Card, money orders and checks. If you are
a company using purchase orders we will bill/invoice
with original PO attached to order. If your company
uses education vouchers for their employees attach
the original voucher.
Mail all Purchase Orders and Vouchers to:
5405 Alton Parkway 5A
Irvine, CA 92604
Penn Foster accredited?
Yes. Penn Foster is accredited by the Middle
States Commission on Secondary Schools for our
High School and Vocational-Technical programs.
Penn Foster is also accredited by the Accrediting
Commission of the Distance Education and Training
Council (DETC). Penn Foster is licensed by
the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed
Schools. The Center for Degree Studies is a member
of the Pennsylvania Association of Two- Year Colleges.
For further information contact Penn Foster.
do we initiate an Apprenticeship, Skills Upgrade
or Cross Training program for our facility?
us at this web site or call (800) 803-2329.
Administration services does Penn Foster
offer for companies?
Penn Foster offers full service administration
including grading, reporting and certifications.
For more details, contact
us at (800) 803-2329
there any time limits on programs?
Yes. Penn Foster Degree programs are allowed
6 years for the completion of 4 semesters. Students
are allowed 18 months for each semester. For other
programs such as Apprenticeships, contact
us here or (800) 803-2329.
there any additional fees?
Change of Program fee: $50.00
Change of Elective fee: $20.00
Makeup Proctored Exam fee: $50.00
Life\Work Portfolio Evaluation fee: $100.00
Transcript Evaluation fee: $25.00
Proctored Exam fee (each semester CDS) $20.00
Resident Lab fee** $600.00 - call (800)
233-0259 - to discuss options.