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WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY
Educational Correspondence Training School charges tuition and fees for each Program of Study. All withdrawn or terminated students that have a tuition obligation to the school will be processed in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, State Board of Private Licensed School, 22 Pa Code, ''73.132 - 73.137 in the following manner:
The school shall pay any refund due within 30 days after the date of withdrawal if the student officially withdraws or is dismissed.
Refunds will be made on the following schedules:
Cancellation Period - A student canceling within the 7th calendar day following the date of enrollment but prior to receipt by the school of the first completed home study lesson, all monies paid to the school shall be refunded.
After the Cancellation Period - After the cancellation period had passed, but before you have submitted any lessons to the school for correction, you will be charged a "registration fee" of 15% of the total program tuition or $150.00, which ever is less.
After Submission of First Lesson - If a student enrolls and withdraws or is discontinued after submission of the first completed lesson, but prior to the completion of the program, minimum refunds will be calculated as follows:
Students will be assessed the "registration fee" as explained above in the "After the Cancellation Period" paragraph and then
Up to and including completion of the first 10% of the program, you are obligated for 10% of the total tuition.
Beyond completion of 10% of the program and up to and including completion of 25% of the program, you are obligated for 25% of the total tuition.
Beyond completion of 25% of the program and up to and including completion of 50% of the program, you are obligated for 50% of the total tuition
Beyond completion of 50% of the program, you are obligated for the full tuition.
The percentage of the program completed is determined by comparing the number of completed lessons received for services by the school to the total number of lessons in the program.
If the student has paid for the program using Master Card or Visa, cash refunds are not available. The school will credit the appropriate Master Card or Visa account.
Written notification of withdrawal is not a required condition for making refunds.