Excelsior College

Excelsior College is a regionally accredited virtual institution of higher learning based in Albany, New York. A non-profit, private college, Excelsior College offers online degrees at graduate and undergraduate levels. The college is divided into five distinct schools: the School of Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, the School of Business and Technology, the School of Public Service, and the School of Liberal Arts.

Excelsior College does not limit the number of allowable transfer credits for incoming students, a practice quite different from the majority of colleges. At Excelsior College, students can earn credits not only from the college's own courses and programs, but also from non-collegiate training (such as training from government agencies, corporations, or the military), an assessment of a prior learning portfolio, courses at other accredited institutions, and college-level exams (such as the DSST/DANTES and CLEP exams). Excelsior College's own exams, ECEs, are similar to DSST and CLEP exams, and are accepted by institutions throughout the nation.

Excelsior College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Online Degrees at Excelsior College
Online degree programs at Excelsior College are designed for adult learners with busy schedules and multiple demands on their time. Online programs at Excelsior available anywhere there is a computer with Internet access. All professor at Excelsior College are experts in their field of expertise and are available to provide guidance, mentoring, and support to online students.

Online degrees at Excelsior are offered at the associate and bachelor's level in business, health sciences, liberal arts, public service and technology. Master's degrees are offered in business, nursing and liberal studies.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (518) 464-8500
Address: 7 Columbia Cir, Albany, New York 12203-5159
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 33,000+ undergrad, 1,700+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition N/A
Out-of-State Tuition N/A
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 15 to 1
Website Address: www.excelsior.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Science Studies
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Computer Technology Computer Systems Technology
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies Technicians
Electromechanical Technology Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies Technicians
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians
Nuclear Engineering Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Literature (british and Commonwealth)
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
Area Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice Police Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Avionics Maintenance Technology Technician
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Science Technologies Technicians
Nuclear Nuclear Power Technology Technician
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
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