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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.

TESU is proud to announce there will be no tuition increase for the 2021-2022 academic year!

  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.

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    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!

Paul SinghPaul Singh, BS, MA
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Recruitment
CC Transfer and PTK Specialist

Meet and discuss your transfer plans!

Join Us!

Join us every Friday at 12 Noon for a live, interactive Zoom meeting by asking your Thomas Edison State University Counselor questions about program offerings and ways to earn credit for what you already know!

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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 as follow:

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

To apply, use our PTK Scholarship Form.

TESU will be participating in additional Phi Theta Kappa virtual events for the following dates:

We look forward to seeing you at these virtual events!

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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