Sending in Transcripts and Other Documentation for Evaluation

1. How do I send transcripts and other documentation to TESC for evaluation?

TESC will evaluate only official transcripts. Faxed, scanned, emailed, unofficial, student copies and photocopies will not be evaluated.

The best way to have your official college transcripts sent to Thomas Edison State College is through one of the following secured electronic delivery systems. You should ask the sending institution if they can send the transcript electronically to us. If they need an email address to send it, please use transcripts@tesc.edu.

eScrip-Safe
National Student Clearinghouse

Joint Services Transcript (military)
NJTransfer 
Parchment/Avow
WES World Educational Services (foreign credentials only)
AACRAO (foreign credentials only)

We do not accept transcripts sent by email as an attachment or through a service other than the ones mentioned above.   

A secondary way you can have your transcripts sent to the College is by mail. Official transcripts should be mailed from the institution’s Registrar/Records Office directly to Thomas Edison State College. We will also accept official transcripts which have been sent to a student in a sealed envelope and then forwarded to us directly from the student. If it appears the envelope has been opened, we will not accept the transcript.

Undergraduate applicants and students should have official transcripts sent to:

Office of the Registrar
Thomas Edison State College
101 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608-1176

Graduate applicants should have official transcripts sent to:

ATTN: Graduate Admissions
Office of Admissions
Thomas Edison State College
101 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608-1176

2. How do I send foreign credit for review?

TESC will not evaluate transcripts from other countries. We will accept the credit recommendations from one of the following agencies when the recommendations are based on a course by course evaluation and sent on an official transcript to TESC.

Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc. (ACEI)
www.acei-global.org

Center for Applied Research, Evaluations & Education, Inc.
www.iescaree.com

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE)
www.ece.org 

World Educational Services, Inc. (WES)
www.wes.org

SDR Educational Consultants
www.sdreducational.org

SpanTran Evaluation Services
www.spantran.com

Transcript Research
www.transcriptresearch.com

For a full listing of International Student Policies, as well as contact information for the agencies listed above, please visit our College Catalog.

3. How do I send military credit for review?

You may request to have official military transcripts sent by contacting your corresponding military service branch. For more information regarding contact information for each military branch visit Earning Credits for Military Training.

Please note that Coast Guard, Army, Marine Corps and Navy Active Duty Reserve and Veterans can now request an official transcript through the Joint Services Transcript website.

4. I have credit from a nontraditional source (licenses, certificates, examinations, ACE/NCCRS credit) –how do I have it evaluated for TESC credit?

Thomas Edison State College accepts and awards credit for many types of professional training, licenses and certificates, and different examination programs.

  • EXAMINATION PROGRAMS:

    TESC awards credit for different college-level examination programs. An official transcript from the institution must be sent in order for credit to be awarded.

    For more information regarding Exam programs-please visit Examination Programs.

  • PROFESSIONAL TRAINING REVIEWED BY ACE (American Council on Education) & NCCRS (National CCRS)

    TESC also awards credit for professional training that has been reviewed by ACE and NCCRS. For more information about professional training please visit Professional Training Programs.

    TESC requires an official ACE transcript for ACE-reviewed professional training, and an official transcript from the credit-awarding organization for NCCRS-reviewed professional training.Enter your content here.