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Transferring Your Credit

Thomas Edison State University has one of the most flexible transfer credit policies in the country.

  • If you studied at a regionally accredited community college, you may transfer and apply up to 80 credits.
  • If you studied at a regionally accredited four-year institution, you may fulfill all your degree requirements with transfer credit except the two required courses from TESU:
    • SOS-110 Critical Information Literacy
    • Capstone Course
  • If you have studied at more than one institution, we can accept your credits, provided the institutions are regionally accredited.

Get a full evaluation of your credits when you apply.

Learn more about transferring credit at Thomas Edison State University.

Regionally Accredited Institutions

  • If you studied at a regionally accredited community college, you may apply up to 80 credits.
  • If you studied at a regionally accredited four-year institution, you may fulfill all your degree requirements with transfer credit except the two required courses from TESU:
    • SOS-110 Critical Information Literacy
    • Capstone Course
  • If you have studied at more than one institution, we can accept your credits, provided the institutions are regionally accredited.

Non-Collegiate Providers

  • Thomas Edison State University generally accepts the credit recommendations of ACE and NCCRS, however the University reserves the right to determine which recommendations will be accepted.
    • The limit of National CCRS and ACE credits from a single source is 90 credits for a bachelor's degree and 45 credits for an associate’s degree.