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Penn Foster and Ashworth College Overview

Total reviews
285
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Company responses
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Issues resolved
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Penn Foster and Ashworth College Consumer Ratings

Rank
103 out of 863 in Education category
44 out of 512 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
Product or Service Quality
95 in category
37 in category
Customer service
85 in category
38 in category
Price Affordability
96 in category
31 in category
Scholarship, Grants and Programs
67 in category
33 in category

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
2.3 (58 reviews)
1.9 (51 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...In addition, I am also confidently willing to bet that a minimum of 98% of the users that commented also checked off that they have "read and agree to the Pissed Consumer Terms of Service*", as well. Just a thought. Good day...

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...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...

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Customer service
2.5 (56 reviews)
1.8 (58 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...No one at customer care can give me straight answer about when this was sent out. I got 3 different answers. Makes me very mad and flustrated with this whole school...

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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...

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Price Affordability
2.5 (45 reviews)
2.5 (47 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Well i am currently at 75% done!I'm super happy!But some of my friends have been telling me to "be careful"They have told me that if i do 15 exams each weekand receive a pop-up message TOO OFTEN this will raise a "red-flag?"Im confused:1. Isn't this self-paced?2. Will i not be able to graduate?...

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I have tried to resolve an issue with a promised, and written promised text that was the reason I chose this school over another and they keep basically telling me to go to *** Also their computer took an attempt and would not let me back into my quiz so I have an 85% and am requesting an attempt I...

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Scholarship, Grants and Programs
2.3 (40 reviews)
1.8 (42 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

It is obvious that this school is nothing but a bunch of *** A person has been accused of cheating just because they have rapidly going through the program. And, there is only one review that I can see of for the public to view! Obviously, they don't want you to see the bad reviews, and how many of...

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...All I wanted to do was ask if they had figures demonstrating graduation rates with a few programs. The last buffoon I spoke with, Steve, in Admissions, was a pompous dolt. Kiss my grits, Azzworth...

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Penn Foster and Ashworth College Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Online learning
  • Mobile friendly
  • Inexpensive
  • Price
  • Lower cost than other schools
  • Hanging up on those goons
Cons
  • Customer service
  • Over the phone communication
  • No help
  • Student portal
  • Registrar department
  • Staff and scam

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
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...

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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...

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5

I spent the last year and a half working on my high school diploma. I was worried at first that it could be a scam,...

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5

Look I'm tired people complaining about the college if you don't like it then just leave but me before I had a good...

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Penn Foster and Ashworth College Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

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

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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...

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1

I was looking online to finish my high school diploma. I read in their website before calling to make sure this was the...

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1

Yes they should be sued honestly, Here it is I just got a letter of collection for this inadequate school. I never...

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Penn Foster and Ashworth College Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
3

It is obvious that this school is nothing but a bunch of *** A person has been accused of cheating just because they...

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1

So basically I went to this school and graduated but I was informed they’re not accredited. Also I can’t even file this...

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No votes

I paid for tuition for one semester in full and two full payments were taken out...

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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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Penn Foster and Ashworth College Products and Services

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