Quick Answer: How Long Does It Take To Complete Penn Foster High School?


It’s up to you.

With Penn Foster College, you set your own pacecomplete your studies as quickly or as slowly as you like.

You can take up to 12 months to finish each semester of a Degree Program.


All Degree Programs require that you have a High School Diploma or GED to enroll.

How many credits do you need to graduate from Penn Foster High School?

21.5 credits

Is Penn Foster High School diploma accepted by colleges?

A. Penn Foster does not offer a GED. We offer a regionally and nationally accredited high school diploma. A. Yes, degree students can have prior coursework that was completed at an accredited college or university evaluated for potential credit transfer into one of our college programs.

How much is Penn Foster High School?

Q. How much does online high school cost? A. Tuition for Penn Foster can vary based on credits an individual may have to transfer into the program. With affordable monthly payment options as low as $49 per month, students can pay toward their tuition while completing their coursework with 0% interest.

Is Penn Foster a legitimate school?

Penn Foster is a legitimate school, but is only nationally accredited as opposed to the regional accreditation most more well-known schools possess. That being said, it’s a decent program at a reasonable cost, especially if you have another school in mind you can transfer their credits to later.

Is a 65% a passing grade?

An overall course grade of 65% or above in each subject, and successful completion of 21.5 credits are required to earn your High School Diploma.

High School Grading Scale.

Lesson Grade (%)Letter EquivalentRating
Below 65FFailing

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Is a 65 passing or failing?

* Students who get failing scores of 50 to 55 in class will “automatically” get 15 points for a passing 65 to 70 grade if they pass a Regents exam. Kids who score a minimum 65 on the Regents “should receive a passing grade” in the class.