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Kim Morton is an Enrollment Specialist who works with our Marine Students, assisting them with beginning their academic journey with TESU. Kim began working in higher education in 2011. She has been working with our military students since 2020. She began her career with Thomas Edison State University in 2014. In the past, Kim has worked with our our Air Force, Coast Guard, DoD Civilians, Spouses, Dependents, and Veteran student populations.
Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Rutgers University – Camden and a Master of Business Administration from Western International University.
As a Higher Education professional, it is an honor and a privilege to support our students towards their educational goals. It is my goal to help assist you with the process of tuition assistance, using your GI Bill benefits and helping you understand what your options are and how to make them work for you to maximize your well-earned benefits toward completing your educational goals.
It is with this in mind that I thank you for considering Thomas Edison State University, and hope that I have the privilege of working with you, in order to achieve your academic goals.
Chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972, Thomas Edison State University pioneered and established distance-learning options, long before "online" became our present everyday reality. We have not been idle through the years, as we have also worked to take full advantage of your military training and experience by developing competitive and relevant degree programs, which enable you to transfer the maximum amount of credit for your military experience and transfer credit.
The below are our five most-recommended degrees, which generally represent the most open or flexible options for our Service members, based on their experience. Does a program below fit your needs? If so, we invite you to apply, as we can get you started quickly, and free-of-charge.
Not connecting with the above, or looking for a more specialized route? We realize every Service member is unique and as such, you may be looking for a degree that reflects this. Browse our more than 100 available degree programs.
In order to ensure your success in completing your degree, Thomas Edison State University strives to meet or exceed the following Principles of Excellence, as established under Presidential Executive Order 13607.
Thomas Edison State University is a participating institution with the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (DoD MOU). We provide the following information and resources to ensure military and veteran students, and their families, make an informed decision about the university they plan to attend.
Please visit the The College Scorecard and The College Navigator, provided by the U.S. Department of Education, for statistics and information about colleges and universities that you may find helpful.
All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid, which can be used in conjunction with Tuition Assistance and Veterans Education Benefits.
Thomas Edison State University has established scholarships to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard service members; their spouses; veterans; and wounded warriors.
These free resources can help you understand your financial cost and benefits available for attending Thomas Edison State University:
Thomas Edison State University provides a College Financing Plan (CFP) formerly known as Financial Aid Shopping Sheet to help you estimate the cost of attending Thomas Edison State University during the current Academic Year, and identify potential sources of financial aid so you can easily compare Thomas Edison State University with other institutions and make an informed decision about where to attend school. This tool is provided as part of Thomas Edison State University’s commitment to the Principles of Excellence under Presidential Executive Order 13607 and the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (DoD MOU).