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Top 10 Tips for Applicants

  1. BSI Tuition Assistance Benefits

    Learn about BSI tuition assistance benefits at and
  2. Prior College Credits

    Submit official transcripts from every college you have attended
  3. Funding the Investment

    Apply for Financial Aid
  4. Transcripts received? Evaluation Completed? Check!

    Log in to Online Student Services to see which transcripts we have received and to check on your academic evaluation. Your user ID is firstname.lastname.  Students who have the same first name and last name as other current students will be assigned a number to provide them with a unique University ID (i.e. frank.smith2).
    A temporary password for Online Student Services will be generated and sent to you via email.  After your initial log in, you will be required to change your password.
  5. Chat with an Academic Advisor

    Log in to myEdison by using your seven-digit College ID and the last four digits of your social security number. Once you access myEdison, click on the "Make an Advising Appointment" link on the left side of the web page under "Tools" to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor. Or, call our Advisement Expressline at (609) 777-5680.
  6. The Time is Right!

    New undergraduate courses start at the beginning of every month, so you never have to wait too long to get started!
  7. Tuition

    Payment is due at the point of course registration. A student may take up to 36 credits of Thomas Edison State University courses per year.

    Residency Waiver Fee: There is a $2,000 residency waiver fee to, be paid by students if they do not intend to meet the credit residency requirements of the University.
  8. Check in with BSI!

    Please visit /bsi for questions regarding your tuition Assistance program and to learn more ways to enhance your Thomas Edison State University experience.
  9. More Questions?

    Contact an admissions counselor at (609) 777-5680 or