Excelsior College


Enrollment: 32,133.

Student Body: 58% female, 42% male, 90% out-of-state, international (56 countries represented). Asian 4%, African American 17%, Caucasian 58%, Hispanic 5%, Native American 1%.


Degrees: Associate, bachelors, masters, post-bachelor’s certificate, postmaster’s certificate.

Classes: Most classes have 10-19 students.

Majors with Highest Enrollment: Business administration and management; liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies; nursing/registered nurse (RN, ASN,BSN,MSN).

Special Study Options: Accelerated program, distance learning, external degree program, honors program, independent study. Combined degree programs: RN/MSN.

Career services: Alumni network, alumni services, career assessment.


Housing: No housing available on campus.

Computers: Students can register for classes online. Administrative functions (other than registration) can be performed online.


Environment: City.


Organizations: 1 honor societies. Environmental Initiatives: EC has a staff created and led committee that looks for opportunites to create a more green environment.


Freshman Admission Requirements: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted.

Freshman Admission Statistics: Lowest grade transferable C.

General Admission Information: Application fee $75. Nonfall registration accepted.


Required Forms and Deadlines: FAFSA, institution’s own financial aid form.

Notification of Awards: Applicants will be notified of awards on a rolling basis beginning 8/1.

Types of Aid: Need-based scholarships/grants: Federal Pell, state scholarships/grants, private scholarships, the schools own gift aid. Loans: Direct Subsidized Stafford, Direct Unsubsidized Stafford, Direct PLUS.

Financial Aid Statistics: 3% undergrads receive any aid.

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