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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.

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.


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


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


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


Vietthi Nguyen, BSAST

As a military member, I am busy serving our country, protecting our freedom and serving my family…TESU was the number one pick for me because it offers flexibility..."

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