Compare Top 4 Online CFP® Education Programs*

  Bryant University College for Financial Planning Kaplan University Dalton Education
Program Format Online course content with optional Virtual Classroom sessions
Faculty Qualifications  All Instructors are practicing CFP® Professionals.
Corporate Discounts Corporate discounts are available. 
Exam Review Options Self-Study materials with (or without) In-Person or Virtual Review Classes are available.
Total Access Time
Upon Enrollment
21 months  3 years 3 months per course 1 year
Conditions and Penalties None Students have to take a test every 6 months or pay  $100 to reactivate. Students have to complete each course within 90 days or pay $100 for a 30-day extension. N/A
Average Time to Finish 9 to 12 months 1.5 to 2 years 9 to 12 months 11 months
Course Exam Format Online Exams In-Person or Online Exams taken at Testing Center for a testing fee. Online Exams Online Exams
Other fees None

$100 exam retake fee
$100 reactivation fee
All other fees

N/A N/A
General Support Access Email and Phone Email and Phone Email and Phone Email and Phone
Academic Advisor Access Email and Phone Email Only Email Only Email and Phone
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Payment Plans Several affordable options are available. None None None
Refund Policy 15 days 30 days 30 days with $50 processing fee. 5 days
Self Study Package $2,695 - $4,043 $3,995
Virtual Classroom Package $3,595 $4,950 $5,593 $6,575
Complete Study Package with Exam Prep $4,490 $5,945 $5,799 $7,795
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*Comparison information based on each program's website as of 8/1/2019.

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