Undergraduate Tuition and Fees 

Excelsior College offers affordable undergraduate degrees that are designed to fit within a working adult's budget.

We offer two enrollment options:

  • The Excelsior Course Option—cost-optimized for students who need at least 12 credits to graduate.
  • The Multi-Source Option—designed for students who need to take fewer than 12 Excelsior credits.

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The costs specified below do not apply to military students, family members, or veterans, or to nursing students seeking an associate degree. If you fall into one of these categories, please see the corresponding page in the left navigation to find your tuition and fees.

Contact the financial aid office to learn about fee waivers and discounts.

  Excelsior Course Option Multi-Source Option
1. Application for admission $80 $80
2. Enrollment $395 $1,065
3. Tuition $425 per credit Summer Term I
$465 per credit* Summer Term II
$425 per credit Summer Term I
$465 per credit* Summer Term II
4. Annual Student Fee
$440 annually $495 annually
5. Graduation
$495 $495
6. Certification program

* Fees subject to change without notice.

Excelsior Helps You Control Costs

Excelsior College offers a range of programs and services to ensure that working adults have access to an affordable education.

Financial Aid

Most Excelsior College students receive loans, scholarships, or other sources of financial aid. Call Financial Aid toll-free at (855) 323-9235.

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Excelsior College maintains partnerships with employers, colleges, military organizations, and other types of institutions. Students who are affiliated with partner organizations may be eligible for discounts on tuition, student fees, and other costs.

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Payment Plans

Excelsior College offers payment plans to help working adults fit education costs comfortably within a household budget. You can pay tuition and/or fees in monthly installments, rather than in a lump sum. Payment plans are available.

  • Enrollment:  Budget your undergraduate enrollment fee with up to 6 monthly payments. Set-up Fee: $25 per plan.

Speak with an Excelsior College financial aid advisor