The College assumes you are committed to your program and are in agreement with the following:
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On average, our programs require a commitment of 10 hours per week, differing depending on individual study habits. You are allowed up to one year to complete most of the courses described in this catalog, with the exception of the CFP Certification Professional Education Program, which allows up to three years to complete your studies in all five courses.
Please note that regardless of the length of time allotted for course/program completion, students must test every six months to remain in good standing in a course.
The College for Financial Planning® has more years of documented success as a provider of financial planning education than any other institution. Our students consistently acheive the highest pass rates on national certification exams. We know what it takes to be successful in our programs and we've now compiled our knowledge in our How to be Successful in the CFP Certification Professional Education Program. This publication contains interactive tools that can help you to estimate and develop your own time line for program completion. You can take advantage of this publication by contacting one of our enrollment representatives for a printed copy, or use the online version.
“My Enrollment Advisor, Erin West, exemplifies the College's focus on excellence. She answered my challenging questions about the CFP Certification Education Program in a clear, professional, and friendly manner, and was ready to back up her recommendations. With her assistance, I was able to make a timely and informed decision.“
Zachary Shrier, LPL Financial