Cost & Financial Aid FAQs

At Thomas Edison State University, we understand adult learners. That’s why our programs are geared to fit into your life in terms of your schedule—and also in terms of your budget.

Is tuition expensive?

We’re competitively priced. Most important, we offer a number of tuition plans, so you can design a program with a schedule and cost that fit for you. More about tuition.


What is the tuition for in-state (New Jersey) residents?

Click here for our current tuition and fees.


Do you offer scholarships?

Yes. We offer a number of scholarship programs to help you afford your education. More about scholarships.


Is financial aid available?

Yes. We participate in a number of state and federal aid programs.   More about financial aid.


How do I apply for financial aid?

First, you must be an accepted, degree-seeking student at Thomas Edison State University. Then, complete our application for financial aid as well as a FAFSA.  For more information, contact usAccess Financial Aid Forms


When will I learn if I’ve received financial aid?

The financial aid application process may take up to six weeks. Learn more about financial aid.