Tuition and Fees

Tuition is payment for all costs directly associated with the academic delivery of a Thomas Edison State University education to registered students. Fees (?) are designated as payment for administrative services associated with other activities in support of the educational process and for materials used by students for courses and other academic activities.

Undergraduate degree-seeking students (excluding nursing) may select one of three tuition plans (?):

Comprehensive Tuition Plan: 
Students pay a one-time, flat tuition that covers up to 36 credits in a single year.

Enrolled Options Tuition Plan:
Students pay an annual enrollment tuition and technology services fee before they register and pay course tuition on a per credit basis at their own pace. 

Per Credit Tuition Plan:
Students register and pay for course tuition on a per credit basis directly after they apply and are accepted into a degree program. This plan is ideal for students who only plan to register for a few courses in a year.

  • $425 per credit (in-state; NJ residents)
  • $520 per credit (out-of-state)

Graduate tuition applies to graduate students (excluding nursing). (?)

Nursing tuition applies to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. (?)

International tuition applies to students who live outside the United States. (?)

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