Higher Education Opportunity Act

Review Excelsior College's HEOA compliance responses grouped by the applicable HEOA section numbers shown below. Section numbers not appearing in the listed sequences are not applicable and have been intentionally omitted.

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This requirement applies to the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) and Nursing Student Loan Program (NSLP).

Nursing Student and Nursing Faculty Loans

Educational Computer Systems, Inc. (ECSI)

Excelsior's mission statement can be found on our About Us page.

Between Aug. 1, 2011 through Oct. 31, 2011; 4,714 applications received*

Between Aug. 1, 2011 through Oct. 31, 2011; 4,319 students were admitted

Between Aug. 1, 2011 through Oct. 31, 2011; the total number of undergraduate students that enrolled = 4,332

*Not all students are required to go through the application process (e.g. Military Students).

 

Not Applicable - Excelsior College does not require SAT or ACT scores. Excelsior College focuses on adult learners as stated in our Mission, which can be found on our About Us page.

Not Applicable - Excelsior students are part-time transfer students. Information regarding our part-time transfer students appears in the answer to the next question.
 

44,572 Undergraduates

2,382 Graduate Students

46,954 total students

54% female

46% male

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. The percentage of our part-time transfer students residing in New York state during the 2011-2012 academic year is 13%.

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. The percentage of part-time transfer students residing in US states other than New York state during the 2011-2012 academic year is 86.8%.

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. The percentage of our undergraduate part-time transfer students residing outside the United States during the 2011-2012 academic year is 1%.

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students.

Excelsior College is a member of Transparency by Design, which is currently working on a measure of learner progress toward degree completion that will apply to part-time and transfer students. The results of this measure will be posted on the Transparency by Design Web site.

Percentage of undergraduates who are formally registered as a student with disabilities is less than 3%.

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. The percentages of part-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduate students who obtain a degree or certificate within the normal time for completion or graduation, 150% of normal time, and 200% of normal time.

Bachelor Degree
Normal time to completion (4 yrs) 86%
150% of normal time (6yrs) 94%
200% of normal time (8yrs) 98%

Associate Degree
Normal time to completion (2yrs) 55%
150% of normal time (3yrs) 74%
200% of normal time (4yrs) 82%

Certificate
Normal time to completion (2yrs) 83%
150% time to completion (3yrs) 96%
200% time to completion (4yrs) 100%

Certificate: 59
Associate Degree: 2177
Bachelor's Degree: 2790
Post Baccalaureate Certificate: 8
Master's Degree: 199
Post-Master's Certificate: 4

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies (BSL): 1791 (CIP code 24.0101)

Associate degree in nursing (ASN): 1027 (CIP code 51.3801)

Excelsior's student-faculty ratio is 15-1.

Excelsior College does not have full time faculty that instruct courses. All instructional faculty are part time: 727

0 -  Excelsior College does not employ graduate assistants. 

This item is not applicable to Excelsior College. Excelsior College does not have first time full time undergraduate students, nor does it have on-campus housing.

However here are cost of attendance samples for our population

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Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. The average annual grant amount awarded to part time transfer students in 2011-2012 is $1,923.

This represents the average annual Pell grant award.

$6,286

$4,696,225

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students.

Of our undergraduate student population, 6.4% received federal, state, and institutional grants, student loans, and any other type of financial assistance the institution knows of that are provided publicly or through the institution (e.g. work study funds).

1,234

The current Excelsior College Cohort Default Rate (CDR) 2 year-2011 Draft is 4.0. The current Excelsior College Cohort Default Rate (CDR) 3 year-2010 Draft is 7.4.

Student Policy Information

Services for Disabled Students

Transfer Credit Policies

Primary policy pages about transfer credit:

Career Center

Resources and Services

Review the lists of resources and services we offer to enrolled and non-enrolled students, alumni, and faculty on our Resources and Services page.

Not Applicable

This information is found on our Partner Pricing, Fee Reductions, and Discounts page.

Textbooks are available through our bookstore.

Loan information can be found on our Financial Aid page.

Private loan disclosure information can be found on our Loan Disclosure Information page.

Direct loan information can be found on our Federal Loan Programs page.

We provide information and links to information regarding loan repayment on our Federal Loan Programs page.

Additional information can be found on the Federal Student Aid web site and our Delaying Loan Payments page.

We provide information and links to information regarding loan repayment on our Federal Loan Programs page.

Additional information can be found on the Federal Student Aid web site and our Delaying Loan Payments page.

We provide information and links to information regarding loan repayment on our Federal Loan Programs page.

Additional information can be found on the Federal Student Aid web site and our Delaying Loan Payments page.

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This information can be found by visiting our Federal Loan Programs page.

Excelsior College provides access to policy information regarding copyright infringement and penalties from our Student Policies page.

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. Student body diversity of part-time transfer students is as follows:

All students enrolled as of Oct-15-2011
FT Men = N/A
FT Women = N/A
PT Men = 42.5%
PT Women = 57.5%

Ethnicity 
American Indian or Alaska Native <1% (0.6%)
Asian 3.3%
Black or African American 22.2%
Hispanic 8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander <1% (0.6%)
White, Non-Hispanic 59.8%
Two or More Races 2.2%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity 2.8%

Pell Grant Info
1234 Pell Grants Awarded
FT Men = N/A
FT Women = N/A
PT Men = 48.6%
PT Women = 49.7%
Unspecified = 1.7%

% of Pell Grant Recipients based on Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native <1% (0.7%)
Asian 2.5%
Black or African American 26.6%
Hispanic 9.4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1.1%
Two or More Races 3.2%
White 54.3%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity 3.1%

Employed Full Time 80.3%
Employed Part Time 8.2%
No, but seeking employment 6.8%
No, and Not seeking employment 2.5%
Retired 2.2%

Field of Employment:
Nursing: 36%
Military Service: 19.9%
Other: 9.3%
Health Care (non-nursing): 4.7%
PreK-12 Education: 4.7%
Computer/Information Technology: 4.3%
Nuclear Engineering Technology: 4%
Human Resources: 2.5%
Engineering: 1.9%
Business/Management: 1.6%
Criminal Justice: 1.6%
Higher Education: 1.6%
Financial Services: 1.2%
Electrical Engineering Technology: 0.9%
Law: 0.9%
Marketing/Sales: 0.9%
Communications: 0.6%
Computer Science: 0.6%
Public Administration: 0.6%
Construction: 0.3%
Counseling/Social Work: 0.3%
Library Sciences: 0.3%
Life Sciences: 0.3%
Research (Health Science): 0.3%
Research (Social Science): 0.3%
Visual Performing Arts: 0.3%

9% of responders to this question are currently pursuing a certificate program.
15.7% of responders to this question are currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree.
21% of responders to this question are currently pursuing a Master's Degree.
0% of responders to this question are currently pursuing a Professional Degree.
4.6% of respondents are currently pursuing a PhD at this time.

The data for this question is based on voluntary responses to the Alumni Survey

School of Liberal Arts Associate Degree students are not included in this data.

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Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students. Based on retention data as of June 15, 2013 - these rates reflect all enrolled undergraduate certificate and degree seeking students for FY 11 (note there is a 15 month lag in reporting retention due to retention being calculated 15 months post enrollment). FY11 is the most recent data.

Retention Rates
All UG students = 67.7%
Associate Degree students= 63.4%
Baccalaureate-Master's students = 55.8%
Baccalaureate students = 74.2%
Certificate students = 82.8%

Excelsior College is an online institution without a campus where students take courses and we do not require vaccinations.

Excelsior College is a degree completion institution and does not enroll first time full time students.

2011-2012 Graduates

Men = 53.6%
Women = 46.4%

Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native <1% (0.7%)
Asian 3.5%
Black or African American 15.7%
Hispanic 8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander <1% (0.4%)
Two or More Races 2%
White, Non-Hispanic 67.1%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity 2.1%

Graduates Disaggregated by Financial Aid Awards

Pell Grant
Men = 70.4%
Women = 29.6%

Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native <1% (0.6%)
Asian 2.2%
Black or African American 22.9%
Hispanic 10.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander <1% (0.6%)
Two or More Races 2.8%
White, non Hispanic 59.2%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity 1.1%

FFEL or Direct Loans who did NOT receive Pell Grants
Men = 35.8%
Women = 64.2%

Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.3%
Black or African American 21.4%
Hispanic 6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander <1% (0.6%)
Two or More Races 3.1%
White, non Hispanic 66.7%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity <1% (0.6%)

Other Financial Aid (those who did NOT receive Pell Grants or federal student loans)
Men = 15.2 %
Women = 84.8%

Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.3%
Black or African American 20.2%
Hispanic 5.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1.3%
Two or More Races 2.5%
White, non Hispanic 69.6%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity 0%

Exit counseling is provided through the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) web site (login required).

Please see the Excelsior College policy page links below for information regarding criminal offenses:

Drug-Free Schools and Workplace

Prevention of Bias-related Crime on the Excelsior College Campus

Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Stalking Prevention

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Excelsior College's Drug-Free Schools and Workplace policy outlines penalties for drug violations.

Entrance counseling is provided through the StudentLoans.gov Web site.

Excelsior College provides access to policy information regarding code of conduct from our Student Policies page.

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