Why Choose Us?

Whether you wish to finish the degree you started years ago or advance your career with a graduate degree, Thomas Edison State College is ready to help you achieve your objectives.

Since our founding in 1972, the entire academic program at Thomas Edison State College has been build around the unique needs of adults, like you, who juggle professional and personal responsibilities. We understand that you cannot put your life – and your obligation to your country – on hold to sit in a classroom at a specific time and place.

At Thomas Edison State College, you do not have to.

  • Your schedule is demanding. At Thomas Edison State College, our schedule works around yours. New semesters start every month.
  • You need convenience. At Thomas Edison State College, you can earn your degree wherever and whenever you want.
  • You need flexibility. Thomas Edison State College offers online courses, guided and independent study and a credit-transfer policy that honors your past college experience.
  • You deserve credit for what you already know. Thomas Edison State College is a national leader in assessing and awarding credit for college-level learning acquired outside the classroom.

Thomas Edison State College is one of New Jersey’s 12 senior public institutions of higher learning and one of the oldest colleges in the country designed exclusively for adults. The college is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000).