Excelsior College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
34,022 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
34,022 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.
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.
Excelsior College Tuition
Excelsior College does not provide on-campus housing.
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$510||$510|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates||$645||$645|
Programs and Degrees
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||249||1,543||16||1,808|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||732||423||214||1,369|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||291||385||228||904|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields||241||278||519|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||13||93||99||205|
|Science Technologies & Technicians||27||72||99|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||27||3||30|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||26||26|
|Military Technologies and Applied Sciences||26||26|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||5||9||6||20|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||12||12|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||5||5|
|English Language and Literature & Letters||4||4|
|Natural Resources and Conservation||3||3|
|Visual and Performing Arts||1||1|
|Legal Professions and Studies|
A total of 4,559 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Excelsior College.
At the master's level 566 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Mission Statement||Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.|
|Academic Calendar||Other academic year|
|Total FTE staff||846|
|Sector of institution||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Control of institution||Private not-for-profit|
|Carnegie Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
Location and Contacts
|Address||7 Columbia Cir|
Albany, New York, 12203-5159
|Urbanization level||City: Small|