Thomas Edison State University


David P Hoftiezer
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
Tel: (609) 984-1164 ext. 3025


Finish your degree without leaving home! Online degree programs provide flexibility without the commute.


Thomas Edison State University is one of New Jersey’s 12 senior public institutions of higher education and one of the oldest universities in the country designed specifically for adults. The University provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults. Thomas Edison State University offers higher education for adults with higher expectations. The University was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults. The average age of students is 35, and they have chosen Thomas Edison State University because they want to complete their education at a university that is convenient, affordable, accredited, and high quality.

Student Services Available for Adult Learners

Learner Support Center: Handles in current student inquiries

Modes of Class Delivery

Guided study, online, testing, prior learning assessment.

Maximum transfer credits accepted for AA degree: 80 from a 2-year college; 120 from a 4-year college Maximum transfer credits accepted for a BA/BS degree: 80 from a 2-year college; unlimited from a 4-year college