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Study at Thomas Edison State College

Thomas Edison State College, or TESC, is a public institution of higher education located in Trenton, New Jersey. It was established in 1972. TESC offers more than ten degrees at the undergraduate level and more than three master degrees in over 100 major Course Topics. The college was named in honor of Thomas Alva Edison, a New Jersey resident.

TESC's main campus is located in Trenton which is adjacent to the New Jersey State House complex and the State House historic district. It consists of five main facilities: the Kelsey Building, the Townhouse Complex, the Academic Center, Kuser Mansion, and the Canal Banks Building.

Some notable alumni of the college include Bonnie Watson Coleman, majority leader of the New Jersey general assembly; Steven L. Herman, foreign correspondent; Brian M. Hughes, current Executive of New Jersey's Mercer County; and Kristina Sisco, actress.

Profile of Thomas Edison State College

The main campus of Thomas Edison State College is in Trenton, NJ (a small city). The school is a public school. Thomas Edison State College offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to engineering technician and liberal arts.

Thomas Edison State College Selectivity

Thomas Edison State College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 16, 423 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at Thomas Edison State College. Males make up the lion's share of the Student Enrolment at the school.

Thomas Edison State College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 398humanities, interdisciplinary studies, social services, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management300business management, human resources, accounting, marketing, business, operations management, business and related services, finance
Engineering Technician142electrical/electronic tech
Science111biological and physical sciences
Family and Social Work87human services
Medical Support and Technology70allied health and medical assisting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56registered nursing
Medicine19health professions
Engineering15military technologies
Mechanics and Repair15mechanic and repair
office and Administration11business support services
Education and Teaching1Education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1health and fitness

Contact: Thomas Edison State College

Thomas Edison State College

101 W State St

Trenton, NJ 08608-1176

General Phone: (609) 984-1100


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