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Penn Foster

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Ashworth College

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Overview

Total reviews
280
159
Company responses
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Issues resolved
1
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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.

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Consumer Ratings

Rank
113 out of 1276 in Education category
39 out of 556 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
Product or Service Quality
100 in category
36 in category
Customer service
88 in category
37 in category
Price Affordability
108 in category
30 in category

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
2.2 (55 reviews)
1.9 (50 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...

Saralyn

...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
Customer service
2.4 (54 reviews)
1.8 (57 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...

PissedConsumer583295

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
Price Affordability
2.4 (43 reviews)
2.5 (47 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

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

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...

Jennifer B

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Pros and Cons

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Penn Foster and Ashworth College Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

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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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)