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Thomas Edison State University

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Earning your degree has the power to transform your life, your livelihood, and move your community forward – our more than 65,000 alumni can attest to this potential. With one of the most generous transfer credit policies in higher education and an array of prior learning assessment options available, your degree is more feasible than ever. Apply now or contact the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services to let us know how we can help with the process. We are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way.

Age Requirement

Applicants must be at least 18 for admission to Thomas Edison State University. Applicants between 18–19 should review the steps listed on the Undergraduate Admissions page.

  1. CREATE A NEW STUDENT PROFILE Click on the “Start Your Application Now” button above. Then select “Create a New Student Profile” at the top of the screen, and provide your contact information.

    Once you have created your New Student Profile, select “Start a Degree Seeking Application” to get started.
    Submit the $50 non-refundable application fee (if applicable).

    Your application and fee are valid for 12 months from the date of your acceptance letter. If you have not enrolled within this period of eligibility, you must reapply to the University if you intend to pursue your degree in the future

  3. SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS Submit your transcripts and get your academic evaluation.
    • Include transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited schools, military and professional training (JST, ACE transcripts, etc.), CLEP and DSST scores, etc. Learn more » 

      Your official academic evaluation tells you how your transfer credits will be applied to your degree, how many credits you will need to finish your degree and which courses/credits you still need to complete to earn your degree. Learn more »