CHS Diploma
Offline Program

Self-paced correspondence courses and diploma pathways for students who prefer textbooks.

Reasons why Citizens’ offline, self-paced, paper based correspondence courses are right for you:

Here are some of the benefits available to Offline Students:

No technology or internet access required

No laptop or device required

All textbooks and learning guides are provided at no extra cost and sent directly to your door

Study at your own pace on your own terms, anytime, anywhere

Dedicated CHS Teachers are always there to help you learn

Engaging lessons designed by our experts in their respective fields of study to better prepare you for your chosen career or college

Study in confidence – follow our student handbook with its How to Learn and How to Study Guidelines

Feel confident, take tests as many times as you wish with no pressure and no extra cost

For almost 40 years CHS has provided offline correspondence learning to thousands of students in the United States and internationally. We are the trusted name in distance education.

You choose the learning track that best meets your needs.

Offline Diploma for Career


Per Month

Fulfills high school diploma requirements in order to Graduate and move on to a career using a traditional correspondence model of learning.

Offline Diploma for College


Per Month

Fulfills all high school graduation and diploma requirements, PLUS additional coursework required for college and university admissions using a traditional correspondence model of learning.

Offline Individual Courses


Per Month

Transfer credit to your local high school. It’s the perfect option for making up courses that you missed, catching up with your graduating class, getting a summer school education or supplementing your current school curriculum.

About the Program

Unlike a traditional school, our students are enrolled in only two courses at a time. Our self-paced curriculum provides students the flexibility of completing their coursework within a 20-week timeframe. This focused learning framework allows students to explore their knowledge on a deeper level. Learn More

Using current information from subject matter experts, our curriculum is published in-house. With 24 courses to choose from, our textbooks are shipped within 48 hours to your doorstep. The lessons are supported by engaging activities and problem-based learning. 

Citizens High School is DEAC accredited and is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn More 

At Citizens High School we will accept up to 75% of credits that you have previously earned. This can reduce your overall costs by up to $3,564.

I would like to express my students and my gratitude for your program. Our students are challenged and growing in leaps and bounds using the curriculum you have recommended for them….The kindness, professionalism, and responsiveness of the Citizen’s staff has been integral in our students’ successes. Over 20 + years together we are tremendously appreciative…I strongly encourage other students and educators to use Citizens. As a teacher of more than 25 years, I have helped many students through the Citizens’ programs.

Abbie White - Thomas, Founder of Abbie’s School

Still Have Questions?

Visit Our FAQ Page for more information.


Citizens High School Offline courses can be completed from any location in the world, at any time of the day. You pick the setting and time that works for you. Instead of completing your studies online in front of a computer, the Offline course learning materials are mailed to your location. You are not required to have a computer or internet access to complete CHS Offline courses.

Enrolling is easy. Please see the enrollment options below and feel free to give us a call if you have any questions.  Enrollment forms can be viewed and downloaded here or you can call us at 800-736-4723 and one of our Enrollment Specialists will send you a copy of the form immediately.

Enroll via Mail:  Mail completed form to Citizens High School, Attention Admissions, 1590 Island Lane, Suite 44, Fleming Island, FL 32003 and include a check or money order for the initial monthly payment.  You can also make a payment over the phone by calling us at 800-736-4723.

Enroll via Fax:  Send completed form via fax to 904-272-6702 and call us at 800-736-4723 to make the initial monthly payment. 

Tuition payments will be automatically deducted from your account each month based on the day you enroll. A student who enrolls on the 10th of the month will be automatically charged on the 10th of every month moving forward. 

Yes, our Student Service department will be happy to work with you and set your payment day to what works best for you. Please feel free to give Student Services a call at 800-736-4723.

No, there are no additional fees, all textbooks and learning materials required to complete each course are included in the cost of the course and are yours to keep following your graduation from CHS.

No, there are no additional postage or handling fees for USPS standard shipping which usually take 2 to 8 business days depending on your location. However, you can request expedited and priority shipping options and you will be required to pay the difference.

Standard USPS shipping normally takes 2 to 8 business days depending on your location. 

Students can select their first two courses through their school portal. If you do not have access to the internet, our enrollment specialist will assist you with getting enrolled in two appropriate courses based on your grade level. You can view suggested schedules of classes below.

Students can have two subjects at a time. As soon as you complete one of the courses on hand, you can immediately request your next subject to be shipped.

Offline course materials consist of softback textbooks, learning guides, and reading guides.

No, all learning materials do not need to be returned and are yours to keep for future reference.

There are a few options to submit assignments for grading.

  • Assignments can be mailed using the return envelopes provided with each course.
  • Submit via email to, or upload them to the online classroom in Canvas. Even though you are enrolled in the Offline Program, you can still take advantage of the Online classroom features. Canvas is the online learning management system where your course progress is tracked.
  • Call CHS Academics for assistance in learning more about how each option works best. Academics can be reached directly at 866-955-8798.

Your CHS Teachers are here to help! You can reach out to your teacher via e-mail, telephone, or text message. On the home page of each course, each teacher provides their listed phone number, be prepared to leave a detailed voice message including your name, course, phone number including area code, and a brief description of your specific question. You will also be provided with your instructor’s phone number and email address in your original mailing with your textbook and learning guide. Teachers will return your phone call or email within two business days. Typically, our response time is much faster and our faculty are eager to support your success.

There are a variety of electives to choose from which include titles in Business, Science, and Fine Arts. Electives provide the opportunity to explore specific subject areas and prepare for college and careers. You will be provided with a course catalog to review with your welcome materials and your CHS success coach will assist you with selecting the best courses that align with your goals.

Yes, the Individual Course Program allows students to get ahead of their current class or make-up credits missed in previous years. You can take as many courses as you wish to reach your goal of graduation.

Students can have two subjects at a time. As soon as you complete one of the courses on hand, you can immediately request your next subject to be shipped.

Courses can be completed in as little as 28 days and as long as 20 weeks. It is often said, the pace of the captain determines the pace of the ship. As the captain of your own success ship, schedule at least two to four dedicated times per week to study and complete assignments

Once assignments are received at CHS, we work to get them uploaded and sent to instructors within 48 hours or two business days of arrival. From there, your instructors have 48 hours to grade and complete the submissions. This may be altered slightly if you submit a large quantity of assignments at one time. Students are encouraged to submit assignments frequently for continuous feedback and instructor engagement.

The processing of your exams can be expedited by uploading your assignments to the online classroom in Canvas. When an exam is uploaded to Canvas, the instructor can see it immediately. The instructor then has immediate access to the exam. This will be the quickest way to receive a grade as well as any feedback from the instructor. If you do feel comfortable using the internet to upload your assignments and exams, you can call Academics directly for support in navigating Canvas, the online platform where your course progress and grades are monitored. Simply call us at 866-955-8798 and we’ll be happy to assist you.

You are also able to call your instructor during their office hours and schedule time to review together. This will ensure you are both on the same page and aid in understanding and mastering the material.

Your completed, graded exams and assignments will be mailed back to you, with detailed instructor feedback, instructions, and reflections to help guide your continued success. If you have an email address or phone number on file and want text or email alerts, that can also be provided. Your instructors are also available for stop and discuss and general feedback sessions via email and phone.

If you fail an exam, your instructor will provide the graded exam detailing areas for continued study and mastery. As well, the instructor will recommend a phone, email or online meeting to discuss areas of concern and assist with mastery of the various topics necessary for success. CHS is committed to your success and thus, our students are able to retake exams with continued instructor support at no extra cost.

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