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Thomas Edison State College


Contact Information:
David Hoftiezer, Assistant Director of Admissions
101 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Phone: (888) 442-8372
Fax: (609) 984-8447
E-mail: info@tesc.edu
http://www.tesc.edu

Online Degree Programs:
Graduate Degrees
Master of Science in Human Resources Management
Master of Science in Management
Master of Arts in Professional Studies

Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor of Arts in History
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences/History
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Admission Requirements:
For Graduate Programs
Minimum admissions requirements: Baccalauerate Degree and 3-5 years'
previous work experience.

For Undergraduate Programs
Adults 21 years of age with a high school diploma, who are seeking an
associate, baccalaureate or master’s degree, are eligible to enroll in
Thomas Edison State College.

Tuition Costs:
Public Institution
Graduate: $360 per credit hour
Undergraduate: In-state Comprehensive Tuition Plan $3,490; Out-of-state
Comprehensive Tuition Plan, $5,015
Institutionally funded grants are not available to students enrolled in
online degree programs. Federal financial aid programs are available to
students enrolled in online degree programs.

Learning Environment for Students:
All of this school's online degree programs do not have a matching program with the same name offered in a physical setting.
Excluding chat rooms, all of the courses in online programs are offered asynchronously.
In typical courses, online interaction between students and faculty is a requirement.
Courses in the school's online programs typically do have a maximum class size of 18.
Students typically are required to log into their online courses.

Relevant Information on Faculty:
Thomas Edison State College mentors will respond to student comments and queries within 48 hours.

Accomplishments/Recognition:
Thomas Edison State College provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults. One of New Jersey’s 12 senior public institutions of higher education, the College offers 15 associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees in more than 100 areas of study. Students earn degrees through a variety of rigorous academic methods, including completing independent study courses and documenting college-level knowledge they already have. Identified by Forbes magazine as one of the top 20 colleges and universities in the nation in the use of technology to create learning opportunities for adults, Thomas Edison State College is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning and a pioneer in the use of educational technologies. Originally founded in 1972 to serve the needs of adult students exclusively, Thomas Edison State College began offering an online graduate degree program in 1996.