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Thomas Edison State University is a public institution located in Trenton, New Jersey. The city atmosphere of Trenton makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

252 Undergraduate Degrees
62 Graduate Degrees

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Thomas Edison State University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

TESU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#78 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#122 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TESU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#24 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#121 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards TESU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#19 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#20 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#69 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#130 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#197 Best Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Thomas Edison State University?

Location of Thomas Edison State University

Contact details for TESU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: 609-984-1100
Website: www.tesu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tesc.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tesc_edu

How Do I Get Into TESU?

You can apply to TESU online at: www.tesu.edu/apply

Since Thomas Edison State University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Thomas Edison State University?

7.1% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at TESU is 7.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Thomas Edison State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

69 Full-Time Undergraduates
87% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,544 undergraduate students at TESU, with 69 being full-time and 9,475 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  TESU

There are also 683 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 69 full-time undergraduates at TESU, 13% are male and 87% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  TESU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Thomas Edison State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of TESU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 34
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

Over 4 countries are represented at TESU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are The Gambia, India, and Venezuela.

Online Learning at Thomas Edison State University

10,836 Took All Classes Online
10,934 Took At Least One Class Online
-14.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 20 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at TESU. In 2017-2018, 10,934 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at TESU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of TESU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Thomas Edison State University was -14.2%. This is the #99 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at TESU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TESU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 10%
Nursing Practice 50%
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 11%
Registered Nursing 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TESU ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at TESU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Practice #12
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #21
Nursing Education #22
Nursing Administration #30
Registered Nursing #52
Nursing #66

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Thomas Edison State University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 252 0 0 252
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 54 0 54
Nursing Practice 0 0 8 8
Nursing Administration 0 0 0 0
Nursing Education 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 252 54 8 314

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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