Thomas Edison State College

About Us


Thomas Edison State College has a national reputation for academic excellence and educational integrity. The College is one of New Jersey's 11 senior public institutions of higher education and one of the first schools in the country designed specifically for adults. The College provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults and offers degree programs and certificates in more than 100 areas of study.


Thomas Edison State College's flexible learning methods range from online courses and prior learning assessment to credit transfer and credit-bearing exams. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs, and professional certificates tailored to the needs of adults, whether it is for professional advancement or personal fulfillment. Named for the famous American inventor who acquired knowledge outside of the traditional classroom, Thomas Edison State College provides higher education for adults with higher expectations.

We welcome your questions. Please contact us to learn more about our distinguished college in New Jersey.