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Excelsior College

Albany, NY

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Excelsior College, a leader in online and distance learning, has been providing online courses since 2002. Excelsior College awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees in liberal arts, nursing and business. Certificates include health sciences, liberal arts and nursing. Online resources for students include discussion groups, book exchange, chat, library and student buddy finder.

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Quick Facts

7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203


35302 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female


rolling application deadline

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1971

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Instrumentation Technology/Technician, Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Criminal Justice/Police Science, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Music, General, Optometric Technician/Assistant, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business/Commerce, General, Operations Management and Supervision, Accounting, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Insurance, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 35,302
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: N/A
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 35,302
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring
Remedial learning services offered: writing
Counseling services offered: academic, career, military, older student, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: Lighted pathways/sidewalks


Student activities offered: N/A

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