Tuition and Fees
Tuition is payment for all costs directly associated with the academic delivery of a Thomas Edison State College education to registered students. Fees (?) are designated as payment for administrative services associated with other activities in support of the educational process and for materials used by students for courses and other academic activities.
Undergraduate degree-seeking students (excluding nursing) may select one of three tuition plans (?):
Comprehensive Tuition Plan:
Students pay a one-time, flat tuition that covers up to 36 credits in a single year. This translates to the estimated per-credit costs below, which are based on students registering for 36 credits in a year under the plan.
- $171 per credit (in-state; NJ residents)
- $251 per credit (out-of-state)
Enrolled Options Tuition Plan:
Students pay an annual enrollment tuition and technology services fee before they register and pay course tuition on a per credit basis at their own pace. This translates to the estimated per credit costs below, which are based on students registering for 21 credits in a year under the plan.
- $273 per credit (in-state; NJ residents)
- $410 per credit (out-of-state)
Per Credit Tuition Plan:
Students register and pay for course tuition on a per credit basis directly after they apply and are accepted into a degree program. This plan is ideal for students who only plan to register for a few courses in a year.
- $425 per credit (in-state; NJ residents)
- $520 per credit (out-of-state)
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Information Sessions are held throughout the year and provide prospective students with the opportunity to meet College staff and learn more about the admissions process, financial aid, enrolling and what it is like taking an online course.