PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Ashworth College and Penn Foster as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Penn Foster

Penn Foster

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Ashworth College
Penn Foster

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Overview

Total reviews
159
280
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
0
1

Penn Foster was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Feb 29, 2008 and since then this brand received 280 reviews. It is 121 reviews more than Ashworth College received since Mar 12, 2008.

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Consumer Ratings

Rank
39 out of 557 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
113 out of 1280 in Education category
Customer service
37 in category
87 in category
Staff
45 in category
89 in category
Product or Service Quality
36 in category
100 in category

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Rating Details

Customer service
1.8 (57 reviews)
2.4 (54 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I have an issue with your college # 1 customer service and academic specialist are very rude to me . # When signing up for the school please state that if the program doesn’t work out it’ll have a negative impact on someone’s credit. #3 in regards to your policy with your refunds , students should...

Koi

...*** ESPECIALLY, The Terms of Service *** ******************************************* A few final words of advice...

Saralyn
Staff
1.7 (54 reviews)
2.4 (35 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I decided to enroll one of staff members at Ashworth “College”; I wasn’t sure if this would the company’s preferred school, so I decided I would enroll and shallow the employee. I glance over the curriculum and thought it interesting but not in-depth. As my employee moved along in the program I...

PissedConsumer965711

...I will not do another semester with Penn foster and will enroll in another more flexible college that has the staff needed to help students that study online..

Yaniris R
Product or Service Quality
1.9 (50 reviews)
2.2 (55 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Ive failed to mention that they arent allowed internet access at the prison my son is in so Jason had to do all of his work by writing and our wonderful US Postal Service. Thru all trial he and I went thru my son got his Assoc. Degree with a 4...

Kimberly J

When I enrolled in this program, I paid in full for the first semester. I spoke to an admissions adviser, who told me I would get refunded for any transfer credits I received after enrolling. I did get credit for biology in October, and I still have not been refunded. I have been wasting so much...

Delmar

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Price
  • Lower cost than other schools
  • Doing classes on my time
  • Online learning
  • Mobile friendly
  • Inexpensive
Cons
  • Student portal
  • Staff and scam
  • Registrar department
  • Customer service
  • Scamm
  • Refund policy

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

I thought that people got refunded most of the money, if not all, that they spent on classes. I had to cancel and will...

5

I am a student of Penn Foster, and I enrolled in 2013. I have had an excellent experience and find the courses to be cha...

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

PAID IN FULL IN 2012. THEY SWITCHED THE CURRICULUM AND NOW TO FINISH THE DEGREE I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THAT WAS PAID IN...

1

I enrolled in one program on a Monday, called the next day to cancel and to enroll in a different program. The first...

Ashworth College and Penn Foster Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

I am presently a building manager for a condo highrise in Cambridge, Ontario. I wanted to educate myself in the condo in...

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I saw a sight that had a suitcase like scooter for disabled people. I ordered it and they took my money. But when I got...

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Ashworth College and Penn Foster Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Ashworth College Program (25 reviews)
  • Ashworth College Course (11 reviews)
  • Ashworth College Customer Care (10 reviews)
  • Penn Foster Program (74 reviews)
  • Penn Foster Account (18 reviews)
  • Penn Foster Course (12 reviews)