121 years in business925 Oak St
Scranton, PA 18515-0999
- (570) 961-4888
Additional Phone Numbers
- (570) 961-4014
- (888) 427-1000
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BBB File Opened: 01/01/1962
Business Started: 01/01/1897
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1897
Business Incorporated: 08/23/1985 in PA
Type of EntityCorporation
- Mr. Thomas Blesso, CFO
- Mr. Frank Britt, CEO
- Mr. Mark Slayton, Senior VP
- Correspondence Schools
- Business School
- The Center for Degree Studies program began in 1974. This program offers college-level courses leading to an Associate in Specialized Business and Associate in Specialized Technology degrees. Although some colleges and universities accept transfers f...
The Center for Degree Studies program began in 1974. This program offers college-level courses leading to an Associate in Specialized Business and Associate in Specialized Technology degrees. Although some colleges and universities accept transfers for CDS courses, others may not. Consumers are advised to check the admissions practice of the college in which they plan to enroll before signing up for CDS courses.
The high school program began in 1972. They award a diploma upon completion of the course. This course was approved by the PA State Board of Private Licensed Schools. Consumers should check with their state to verify acceptance.
Consumers should read and understand any contract they sign, understand their cancellation rights, and contact the school directly to answer questions regarding policies or courses.
Service AreaWe service the following area(s): District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Alternate Business Names
- Penn Foster Career School
- Thomson Education Direct
- Penn Foster High School
- Penn Foster College
Licensing, Bonding or RegistrationThis business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
Penn Foster is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools and accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council in Washington, DC (202-234-5100) (www.detc.org).