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Penn Foster Gunsmith School – FAQ

Below is a list of questions people frequently have about Penn Foster Gunsmith SchoolPenn Foster Gunsmthing School

Is Penn Foster Accredited?

  • Yes. Penn Foster is an accredited school. Penn Foster is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), the Distance Education and Training Council, the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), and the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Is Penn Foster legit?

  • Absolutely. Penn Foster is a legitimate gunsmithing school. Over 13 million people have enrolled at Penn Foster for all classes and thousands have enrolled for their gunsmithing courses. They are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and the Distance Education and Training Council.

Where is Penn Foster College Located?

  • Penn Foster’s physical campus is at 925 Oak St, Scranton, PA 18515. However, today most of Penn Foster’s education is completed over the internet. All of the Gunsmithing training is long distance learning through the internet.

Is Penn Foster a Scam?

  • No. Penn Foster has provided a quality affordable education to millions over the past 100 plus years. However, there will always be a few unhappy students. Some of these students may post negative statements about Penn Foster on their blog, facebook page or twitter.

Is Penn Foster real?

  • Since Penn Foster is primarily an online educational institution it’s understandable that some people may be concerned if Penn Foster is real or just an online scam. Penn Foster has been educating Americans since 1890! So it’s safe to say Penn Foster is Real!

How much does Penn Foster Cost?

  • The cost of Penn Foster varies by program. The cost of the Penn Foster Gunsmithing Diploma is $667 which can be financed if necessary.

Is Penn Foster Accredited in Florida, New York, and California?

  • No only is Penn Foster accredited in Florida, New York, and California. It’s accredited in all 50 states by a national educational board.

What colleges are like Penn Foster?

  • Penn Foster overall is a very unique school as it started as a small school in Pennsylvania but has grown to be one of the largest online educators in the world. However, Penn Foster’s gunsmith training is online only. Given this fact see the question below.

What Online Schools are like Penn Foster?

  • Great question. If you have narrowed your search to online gunsmithing schools you should look at all the top gunsmithing schools online. If you are considering Penn Foster the 2 other online schools to consider are Ashworth College and AGI (American Gun Institute).

Where can I get more information about Penn Foster?

  • Here’s a form provided by Penn Foster for prospective students. The information is free and there is zero obligation!

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