Excelsior College Rankings

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In the World#2935 of 14178
In North America#886 of 2629
In the United States#816 of 2528
In New York State#83 of 221
In Albany#3 of 7

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Undergraduates
22,674
Graduates
2,571
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Excelsior College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

25,245 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Excelsior College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White15370 (61%)
Black or African American4533 (18%)
Hispanic2905 (12%)
Two or more races963 (4%)
Asian734 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown249 (1%)
Nonresident Alien194 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander155 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native73 (0.3%)

Excelsior College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies3281,75322
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse999217
Business Administration and Management, General251240100
Nuclear Engineering Technology & Technician268
Business & Commerce, General1992
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies & Technicians,1264
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other8135
Science Technologies & Technicians, General96
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1579
Organizational Leadership682
Nursing Education2365
Computer Technology & Computer Systems Technology776
Psychology, General71
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance1653
Nursing Administration1651
Electromechanical Technology & Electromechanical Engineering Technology614
Human Resources Management and Services, Other57
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies & Technicians, Other50
Nuclear & Nuclear Power Technology & Technician3513
Information Science & Studies423
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General44
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies42
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin1328
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Intelligence, General33
Energy Management and Systems Technology & Technician30
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism422
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other24
National Security Policy Studies22
Human Services, General513
History, General17
Public Health, General143
Dispute Resolution14
Management Information Systems and Services, Other111
Science Technologies & Technicians, Other11
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other46
International Relations and Affairs9
Homeland Security9
Natural Sciences9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other44
Public Administration7
Accounting and Business & Management15
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management5
Critical Infrastructure Protection5
Social Sciences, General5
Environmental Studies4
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4
Humanities & Humanistic Studies3
Nanotechnology3
Cultural Studies & Critical Theory and Analysis3
Health & Health Care Administration & Management3
Telecommunications Management3
Legal Assistant & Paralegal2
Public Health Education and Promotion2
General Literature2
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician2
Cyber & Electronic Operations and Warfare2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology1
Grand Total1,9473,482625
  • Part-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
117
Citations
1,959

Publication count by topic

Medicine
50
Psychology
19
Computer science
10
Engineering
7
Political science
6
Sociology
3
Biology
3
Mathematics
2
Business
2
Physics
2
Chemistry
1
Economics
1
Geography
1
Art
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science2207127
Medicine29261,093
Psychology3804238
Computer science3987245
Economics451011
Engineering473525
Business52576
Chemistry544136
Geography56341
Biology564529
Mathematics58185

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200307
2004112
2005620
20061030
2007447
2008860
2009286
2010693
20114112
201210105
20139105
201411132
20155163
20163165
20176134
20188131
20196159
20208251

General info

WikipediaExcelsior College
Total FTE staff644
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7 Columbia Cir
Albany, New York, 12203-5159
United States
City population100,000
Phone5184648500
Fax+1(518) 464-8777