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About Excelsior College

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About Excelsior College

About Excelsior College

Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution founded in 1971 focused on providing educational opportunity to adult learners.

Excelsior College Mission-Vision-Values

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.

Values

Accessibility and Completion - Excelsior provides programs and services that meet students where they are academically and geographically, and provide support services needed for completion.

Affordability - Excelsior prudently manages its resources to invest in people and offer high-quality education credentials at an affordable price.

Excellence - Excelsior expects a collaborative effort and full engagement from all to develop and provide programs of exceptional value to students and employers.

Trustworthiness - Excelsior values and practices integrity and honesty in our relationships with students, each other, and the communities we serve.

Equity and Inclusion - Excelsior practices inclusion by welcoming and valuing all students, staff members, and faculty members in our learning community, and providing them with educational opportunities.

Collaboration - Members of the Excelsior community work together to develop, deliver, and sustain high-quality academic products and services for students.

Vision

Excelsior College is a provider of choice for adults seeking access to higher education and academic success, and it