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We are pleased that you are applying to the University for an associate's or bachelor's degree program.
You are eligible to become an undergraduate student at Thomas Edison State University if you are:
Individuals not meeting this criteria, but who feel they warrant special consideration for other reasons, may petition the director of Admissions and present appropriate documentation to support their being accepted to the University. Students admitted through special consideration are subject to the same academic policies and requirements as those admitted unconditionally.
You do not need to worry about application deadlines. The University offers 12 terms during the year.
Congratulations on the decision to apply!
The University will also accept transcripts sent directly from a military education office. Your credentials will be reviewed upon receipt of your application, payment, and academic records.
Office of the Registrar
Thomas Edison State University
111 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ 08606
Military students, military family members, and DoD personnel enrolled in Thomas Edison State University through contractual and military agreements [i.e., GoArmyEd, Military Degree Completion Program (MDCP), Navy College Program], as well as veteran students and veteran family members, must demonstrate academic activity by attempting a minimum of 3 semester hour credits over the course of the 12-month period for which they are enrolled.
For example, a student whose course or other credit earning option began on Sept. 1, 2010, must register for another 3-credit course before Sept. 1, 2011, to be considered an enrolled Thomas Edison State University student for the following year. Students who do not attempt 3 credits in an academic year will be deemed "Inactive".
An "Inactive" military or veteran student may receive the following College services:
Evaluation updates, review of new transcripts, degree program changes and access to myEdison® account will not be available. "Inactive" students (those who were previously enrolled in the University but who have not demonstrated academic progress as described above) can reactivate their enrollment by registering for a minimum of 3 semester hours in a course or other credit-earning option. Students will be governed by the academic policies in place at the time they began their program.
Military students with a valid Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) agreement with Thomas Edison State University, as well as veteran students and veteran family members, and who remain in "Inactive" status for five consecutive years, must reapply for admission to return to the University and will be governed by the academic policies and degree programs in place at the time of their readmission.