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Study with the Leader in Online Education

Finishing your degree or earning an advance credential takes determination and dedication. It is the goal of moving forward and moving ahead. It is about your desire to be better, go further, and be the best you. That is why you are ready to pursue your degree online with Thomas Edison State University, the leader in online education.

For nearly 50 years, Thomas Edison State University (TESU), a respected public institution, has been focused on working adults like you. With more than 100+ affordable undergraduate, graduate and certificate online programs available in high-demand fields, TESU is dedicated to helping you enhance your competitive edge and advance your career.

At TESU, your past experience in and out of the classroom means more – more transfer credit and more savings. Your prior college coursework, military training, and hands-on experience on the job will be evaluated to help you obtain a shorter path to graduation. With one of the most generous transfer credit policies in higher education, completing your degree is easier and quicker than ever.

TESU: Online. Accredited. Respected.

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TESU hosts open houses, webinars, and information sessions throughout the year.

Why Choose Thomas Edison State University?

Since 1972, TESU has been a leader in adult education, focusing exclusively on you. We understand the importance of providing flexibility with structure, and it’s our goal to provide a learning environment that is right for you and your needs. As a result, at TESU we strive to meet our ultimate goal – helping you to achieve a degree that will lead you to career advancement.

100+ Degree Programs

100+ Degree Programs
Choose from associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, plus certificates.

Year-Round Enrollment

Year-Round Enrollment
Undergraduate courses start monthly. Graduate courses have multiple start dates per year.

Online Classes

Online Classes
Study when and where it’s convenient for you with online classes.

Military Friendly

Military Friendly
As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to service members and their families.

Transfer Credits

Transfer Credits
We accept eligible transfer credits – from prior education, prior learning, and military training.

Fully Accredited

Fully Accredited
Accreditation matters. TESU is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission and has programmatic accreditation. Learn more »

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and doctor of nursing practice program at Thomas Edison State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.