About Excelsior College

About Excelsior College

Philosophy

What you know is more important than where or how you learned it.®

Mission

Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

Vision

Excelsior College aspires to be a model university for the 21st Century. Excelsior will:

  • be a provider of choice for those who pursue their educational goals in a flexible, individualized manner,
  • continue to serve as a cost-effective stimulus for lifelong learning and individual achievement, advocating the assessment of prior learning and aggregation of credit,
  • be recognized as an ideal academic collaborator and as a valuable partner in addressing societal and workforce needs.

Values

Excelsior College contributes to creating and maintaining a diverse, educated society by valuing:

  • lifelong learning as a pursuit
  • innovation as a source of improvement
  • flexibility as a means of service delivery
  • excellence as the path to success
  • integrity, honesty, and caring as the basis for lasting relationships

Excelsior College
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

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888-647-2388 ext. 21

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