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Thomas Edison State University

Trenton, NJ 4-Year Public

About Edison State

Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Students earn degrees through a wide variety of rigorous and high-quality academic methods that can be customized to meet their individual needs. Identified by The New York Times as “the college that paved the way for flexibility,” the University is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning and a pioneer in the use of educational technologies. The New Jersey State Library is an affiliate. To learn more, visit www.tesu.edu or email admissions@tesu.edu.

Thomas Edison State University is a public, state university in the city of Trenton, New Jersey. Edison State was founded in 1972. The college enrolls around 12,504 students a year, including 11,331 undergrad students.

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Thomas Edison State University is located in the city of Trenton, New Jersey, near Philadelphia.

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111 West State Street Trenton, NJ 8608

Campus Setting: Urban

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