Excelsior College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3493 of 14,131 In the World
#1014 of 2,597 In North America
#945 of 2,496 In the United States
#92 of 221 In New York State
#5 of 7 In Albany

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Undergraduates
19,624
Graduates
2,350
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Excelsior College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

21,974 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

White 13321 (61%)
Black or African American 3853 (18%)
Hispanic 2681 (12%)
Two or more races 822 (4%)
Asian 667 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 212 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 182 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 121 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 59 (0.3%)

Excelsior College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 194 1,442 8
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 1,061 147
Business Administration and Management, General 161 227 95
Nuclear Engineering Technology & Technician 1 209
Engineering & Industrial Management 111
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 90 14
Accounting 91
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 13 76
Instrumentation Technology & Technician 82 3
Computer & Computer Systems Technology & Technician 65 5
Organizational Leadership 3 64
Psychology, General 62
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 50
Business & Commerce, General 47
Homeland Security 16 25
Nursing Education 11 30
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 1 40
Electromechanical & Electromechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 33 5
Nursing Administration 6 27
Energy Systems Technology & Technician 32
Intelligence, General 31
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 29
Public Health, General 14 14
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 28
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism 28
Power Plant Technology & Technician 21 3
National Security Policy Studies 24
History, General 20
Military Technology and Applied Sciences Management 19
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 3 15
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 18
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy & Policy 1 15
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 15
Human Services, General 2 12
Information Technology 14
Natural Sciences 10
Public Administration 10
Finance, General 9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 9
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 6
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 6
Management Information Systems, General 5
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 5
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 4
Social Sciences, General 4
Cyber & Electronic Operations and Warfare 4
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 3
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 3
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 3
Public Health Education and Promotion 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 2
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 1 1
Strategic Intelligence 2
Environmental Studies 2
Medical Informatics 1 1
Accounting and Business & Management 2
Dispute Resolution 2
Critical Infrastructure Protection 1
International Relations and Affairs 1
General Literature 1
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 1
Nanotechnology 1
Cultural Studies & Critical Theory and Analysis 1
Telecommunications Management 1
Grand Total 1,683 2,912 424
  • Part-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
111
Citations
1,953

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
53 / 983
Health Science
27 / 618
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
24 / 280
Nursing
19 / 420
Computer Science
14 / 473
Business
12 / 362
Psychology
12 / 209
Mathematics
11 / 228
Engineering
10 / 206
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
9 / 337
Healthcare Management (MHA)
9 / 189
Critical Care Nursing
6 / 207
Demography
6 / 79
Political Science
6 / 146
Engineering Management
6 / 0
Art & Design
6 / 27
Management Information Systems
5 / 209
Economics
5 / 111
Statistics
5 / 125
Family medicine
5 / 94
Cyber Security
5 / 167
Dermatology
4 / 98
Math Teachers
4 / 0
Physics
4 / 6
Education Majors
4 / 41
Biology
4 / 94
Communications and Public Relations
3 / 14
Surgery
3 / 10
Nanotechnology
3 / 0
Chemistry
3 / 0
Public Health
3 / 0
Sociology
3 / 0
Computational Linguistics
2 / 0
Graphic Design
2 / 20
Political Economy
2 / 3
Physical Therapy
2 / 73
Social Psychology
2 / 3
Gerontology
2 / 5
Multimedia
2 / 6
Actuarial Science
2 / 103

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2003 1 10
2004 1 21
2005 8 26
2006 10 33
2007 5 52
2008 10 75
2009 2 94
2010 7 95
2011 4 123
2012 10 109
2013 9 121
2014 11 140
2015 6 176
2016 3 164
2017 6 145
2018 11 187
2019 11 222
2020 9 332
2021 11 395

Excelsior College alumni

  1. Daniel A. Dailey

    Daniel A. Dailey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Daniel A. Dailey is a United States Army soldier who served as the 15th Sergeant Major of the Army from January 30, 2015, to August 9, 2019. Prior to his tenure as the Sergeant Major of the Army, he served as the Command Sergeant Major for the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  2. Jason M. Vanderhaden

    Jason M. Vanderhaden
    Biography

    Jason M. Vanderhaden is the senior enlisted member of the United States Coast Guard. He assumed the duties as the 13th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard on May 17, 2018, and serves as the principal advisor to the Commandant of the Coast Guard on all enlisted personnel matters. As a matter of protocol, this gives him precedence equal to that of a three-star officer.

  3. DeWayne Walker

    DeWayne Walker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    DeWayne Morris Walker is an American gridiron football coach and former player. He is currently the cornerbacks and nickels coach for the Arizona Wildcats football team. He previously served as the defensive backs coach of the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). Walker played college football at the University of Minnesota and professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL), with Edmonton Eskimos in 1982, and in the United States Football League (USFL), with the Oakland Invaders in 1984 and the Arizona Outlaws in 1985. Walker served as the head football coach at New Mexico State University from 2009 to 2012, compiling a record of 10–41 in four seasons.

  4. Eric C. Bauman

    Eric C. Bauman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politiciannurse
    Biography

    Eric Carl Bauman is an American political operative who was most recently the Chair of the California Democratic Party. Previously the vice chair of the state party (2009–2017) and Chair of the Los Angeles Democratic Party (2000–2017), he is known for his influence in Los Angeles County Democratic politics. He announced his resignation as head of the California Democratic Party on November 29, 2018 following sexual misconduct allegations.

General info

Total FTE staff 635
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 7 Columbia Cir
Albany, New York, 12203-5159
United States
City population 99,000
Phone 5184648500