7 Columbia Circle Albany, NY 12203 518-464-8500
http://www.excelsior.edu admissions@excelsior.edu
About Excelsior College
  • Year of Foundation 1970
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Continuos
  • Undergraduate Population 27,844
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 90%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $75
  • Enrollment No. 32,133
Founded as Regents College in 1971 and chartered as a private, nonprofit institution in 1998, the College was renamed Excelsior College in 2001. Excelsior means “ever upward” in Latin, and it reflects the aspirations of our students and graduates. Excelsior College is an accredited, recognized leader in removing obstacles to the educational goals of the adult learner. We provide efficient and affordable access to higher education through multiple avenues to degree completion. An Adult Learner Focus Excelsior College revolutionized adult higher education by recognizing learning wherever and whenever it occurs. A leader in online and distance learning, Excelsior College awards degrees at the associate and bachelor’s levels in liberal arts, nursing, business, technology, and health sciences, and at the master's level in liberal studies, nursing, and business. Certificate programs are also offered by the Schools of Business & Technology, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Nursing.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Yearly Commencement ceremonies in Albany, NY
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Tau Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Rensselaer, NY (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Albany, NY (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany, NY (5)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Library Facilities The Excelsior College Virtual Library is an online library designed for distance learners. Created through our partnership with the Sheridan Libraries of The Johns Hopkins University and located at www.library.excelsior.edu, the ECVL provides access to a
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Library On Campus No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Campus Safety N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Counseling Services career, military, academic
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training resume assistance, alumni network
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City