N/A

Acceptance Rate

N/A

Avg.Financial Aid

014251

FAFSA Code

About Excelsior College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

30,008

Website

www.excelsior.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Excelsior College is a private not-for-profit distance learning institution established in the year 1971 by the New York State Board of Regents focused on providing educational opportunities to adult learners. The college comprises three schools: the School of Undergraduate Studies, the School of Graduate Studies, and the School of Nursing.

Excelsior College’s mission is to provide educational opportunities to the students with an emphasis on historically underrepresented in higher education. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The college provides a flexible and affordable pathway to both the undergraduate and graduate adult learners.

The university with a student population of more than 30,008 the college offers more than 40-degree programs. It offers a degree across six areas of study: business, health sciences, liberal arts, nursing, public service, and technology.

Dedicated academic faculty members with a student-faculty ratio of 18:1 the college foster and promote academic success as students work toward career advancement and achievement of life goals.

Excelsior College Accreditation

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Location & Contact

Address

7 Columbia Cir

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5184648500
Fax: 5184648777
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Excelsior College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

The college is committed to healthy graduate experiences that ensure students become effective and highly ethical leaders upon earning their degrees. The admission process is simple and straightforward.

The steps required for the admission process are:

  • Submit your application online

  • Choose your program

  • Review requirements 

  • File for the financial assistance

  • Register for the class

For more information about registering for classes and requirements, follow the official website or our admissions page by clicking below.

Annual Cost to Attend

The cost to study at Excelsior College is affordable and it also provides various financial assistance to its students to make it much more cost-effective.

For a bachelor's degree course at Excelsior College, you need to pay an average tuition fee of $80,070, whereas for the master’s degree program you need to pay $19,350. Also, you will be paying $11,660 if you are looking for a course of the graduate certificate program, whereas for a master certificate program, you will have to pay $9,180.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Academic Calendar

Other academic year

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

NA

Male Professors

NA

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,792 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

1,059 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

487 Graduates

Nuclear Engineering Technologies/Te...

219 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

184 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

170 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

106 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

100 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

80 Graduates

Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic T...

51 Graduates

Science Technologies/Technicians, G...

46 Graduates

Psychology, General

41 Graduates

History

34 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Military Technologies and Applied S...

23 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

21 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

20 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

16 Graduates

Human Services, General

14 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

12 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

9 Graduates

Natural Sciences

9 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

7 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

6 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

5 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

4 Graduates

Literature

4 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Cultural Studies/Critical Theory an...

3 Graduates

Intelligence, Command Control and I...

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Nanotechnology

2 Graduates

Science Technologies/Technicians, O...

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

27,207

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

10%

Full-time

N/A

Part-time

100%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

60% White

2% Unknown

18% Black

11% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

3%

Unknown Location

64%

Out Of State

31%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Not applicable

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at EC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. The college has enrolled around 51% male and 49% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$54,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$5,250

$16,667

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$54 - 173

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

The college does provide financial assistance to some of the students in the form of financial aid. The students need to search for those financial aids for which they are eligible.

The students are required to file the FAFSA form in order to be eligible for the financial aids provided by the college.

Excelsior College federal school code is 014251.

There are many forms of financial help offered to enroll undergraduate and graduate students at Excelsior College.

  • Federal Financial Aid

  • NY State Financial Aid

  • Excelsior College Scholarships

  • External Scholarships

  • Private Loans & Grants

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