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Thomas Edison State University is pleased to announce our participation in the Garden State Guarantee starting in the Fall of 2022.

Study with the Leader in Online Education

Welcome Community College Transfer Students!

Transferring to TESU is EASY! With one of the most generous transfer credit policies in higher education, degree completion is convenient with our online courses, prior learning assessment options, and college level testing programs; all delivered to you – on your schedule.

Ever since our inception, Thomas Edison State University has been committed to providing a quality, affordable, flexible online education to our students. In keeping this commitment to our distance learners who want to change their lives, Thomas Edison State University is waiving the application fee for all New Jersey Community College graduates. This is our way of committing our selves to our communities within New Jersey. At TESU, work at your own pace at your own place.
  1. We Value You and Your Academic History TESU will accept up to 90 credits from any regionally accredited community college and an unlimited number of credits from any regionally accredited four-year college toward your degree requirements.

    Send Your Transcripts to TESU »

    All students earning a baccalaureate degree must complete SOS-110: Critical Information Literacy and a Capstone Course through TESU courses.

    Have you served in the military or completed municipal or corporate training. You may be able to earn credit for those experiences, too.
  2. We Make It Easy For You
    1. Our online application is quick and easy to complete. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee.
    2. No application fee for New Jersey Community College graduates.
    3. Please order official copies of all your transcripts.
    4. Ensure you are completing and submitting the Federal Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) forms
  3. Your Personalized Point of Contact Our personalized Student Success Counselors are dedicated to helping our students. Call us at (609) 777-5680.
  4. Ready to Register Now? We offer 12 terms a year, so you will never need to wait to get started! Most students begin right away by registering for SOS-110: Critical Information Literacy.

Transfer Today!

Juliette Punchello, MS, MA
Senior Director, Recruitment and Enrollment Management
CC Transfer and PTK Specialist

Meet and discuss your transfer plans!

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Welcome PTK Honor Society Transfer Students!

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Thomas Edison State University offers a Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship for all incoming transfer students from a community college.

The criteria for the scholarship is:

  • Active Phi Theta Kappa Member
  • Earned 3.0 or higher GPA

To apply, use our PTK Scholarship Form.

Students looking to apply for the TESU PTK Scholarship must read the Terms and Conditions.

PTK scholarship applications are being reviewed for students looking to be considered. Please indicate what term you are looking to start in the application.

TESU accepts PTK Edge and Leadership Courses towards earning your bachelor’s degree – take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to earn your degree faster! Apply and get started!

TESU/NJ 3+1 Pathways Program

Transferring from a New Jersey Community College? Our TESU/NJ 3+1 Pathways Program allows you to earn your associate degree and complete an additional 30 credits at your New Jersey Community College! Then seamlessly transfer up to 90 credits toward a bachelor’s degree at TESU.

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NJ Transfer

NJ Transfer can help you determine how your community college credits will transfer into a New Jersey college or university.

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