Excelsior College

Albany, NY, USA
3.23 Average Rating

Excelsior College is a private, 4-year institution established in Albany, New York. The college aims to serve adult students, primarily through offering online course options for over 40 academic programs. Depending on their program of study, students can transfer up to 117 credits as well as earn prior learning credits for their life experience. Excelsior also offers credit by exam options, allowing students to earn credit by completing one test after a period of individual study.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
26%
Out-Of-State Students
84%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
41,658
Total Number of Undergrads
38,297
Academic Calendar

Other academic year

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Aid & Grants

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$6,332
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$112
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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What Students Are Saying

3.23 Average Rating
Excelsior College is very supportive of its students. Excelsior provides a Counselor that makes contact with the student for continued support and eliminates frustration for the student. Excelsior makes frequent contact with the student to determine what is needed for continued study. tips for study habits, tips for success, and much more.
Sylvia from Shaker Hts, OH
Great school, from enrolling to picking classes the counselors are always available and very nice. This school is extremely military friendly making it easy when I am deployed to stay connected.
Andy from Lisbon, CT

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