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Admissions Info for Military, Veterans, and International Students

Admissions Overview

READY TO APPLY?

Find out what you need to do and know, and the types of documents you'll have to submit when applying for admission to Excelsior College.

If you plan to enroll in a non-nursing undergraduate degree program, you don't need to submit an application. To learn how to enroll, visit Excelsior's Center for Military and Veteran Education.

If you plan to enroll in a nursing or graduate degree program, review your admissions requirements before submitting your application. Learn about military and veteran student services at Excelsior.

Visit the International Student page to find out what you need to do to apply as an international student. If you plan to enroll in a nursing program, visit the International Nursing Applicant page.

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1. Choose Your Program

Speak with your admissions counselor to find out which programs will support your career goals and make the most of your transfer credits, training, and prior learning.

Not sure what program is your best fit? Try our free career and education planning tool for future students to identify options that match your skills and interests.

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2. Review Your Requirements

It's important for you to check the application requirements for the program in which you plan to apply.

Business | Health Sciences | Liberal Arts | Nursing | Public Service | Technology

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3. Get Ready

Gather required information and documents, such as:

  • Names (including branch/campus) and addresses of colleges attended.
  • List of exams, training, and certification programs you've completed. 
  • Have your official transcripts sent directly to Excelsior from issuing institutions. Find out where to send your transcripts.

4. Submit Your FAFSA Online

You can complete the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.ed.gov. This may help you obtain scholarships even if you don't plan to use financial aid now. The Excelsior College code for this application is 014251.

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5. Start Your Application

Do yourself a favor and begin filling out your application now. No need to wait—your information will be saved for you to finish later if you're interrupted.

If you don't already have a MyExcelsior account, you'll create one when you start the admissions process. The application fee is $50.

Think about how great you'll feel when you've taken that first step!

Begin the Admissions Process

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