Thomas Edison State College

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101 W. State Street

Trenton, NJ 08608-1176

Phone: (888) 442-8372
2013-2014 Tuition
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Thomas Edison State College is a public institution that was founded in 1972. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,406, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 2 acres. It utilizes a continuous-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,821 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $8,516 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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, Thomas Edison State College provides adults nationally and internationally with many ways to complete a quality degree, including credit by examination, assessment of experiential learning, guided independent study and credit for corporate and military training. Accredited by the Middle States Association of College and Schools, this world-renowned institution offers 26 associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees and certificate programs in more than 100 areas of study. The College's convenient programs enable adult learners to pursue their educational goals while attending to the priorities of adult life.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1972
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar continuous
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Thomas Edison State College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Thomas Edison State College is $75.

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Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate N/A
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The most popular majors at Thomas Edison State College include: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician; Natural Sciences; Business Administration and Management, General; and Social Sciences, General.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 19%
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician 8%
Natural Sciences 7%
Business Administration and Management, General 6%
Social Sciences, General 5%

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Student Life

Thomas Edison State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,406, with a gender distribution of 54.8 percent male students and 45.2 percent female students.

Total enrollment 20,606
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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Thomas Edison State College offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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In-state tuition and fees $5,821 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $8,516 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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