Veterans Tuition and Fees
Excelsior College offers a reduced fee structure for veterans to help make education more affordable. We also have veteran-friendly policies and advising services that make it easy to apply GI Bill ® benefits and other educational benefits toward your Excelsior degree.
The information on this page applies only to military veterans. If you are an active-duty servicemember or a military family member, see the Military Tuition and Fees page to learn about Excelsior's special pricing and financial aid programs.
We offer two enrollment options:
- The Excelsior Course Option—designed 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.
|Undergraduate Fees||Excelsior Course Option||Multi-Source Option|
|1. Application for admission||$80||$80|
|3. Tuition||$425 per credit||$425 per credit|
| 4. Annual Student Fee ||$440||$495|
| 5. Graduation ||$495||$495|
Contact the financial aid office to learn about fee waivers and discounts that may apply to the above rates.
Excelsior Helps You Control Costs
In addition to offering reduced fees for military veterans, Excelsior College provides a range of financial aid programs and services to ensure that veterans have access to an affordable education.
Excelsior serves thousands of military veterans every year. Our policies and programs are optimized for convenient use of GI Bill benefits and other educational programs for veterans.
Financial Aid for Veterans
Learn how to apply GI Bill benefits and other educational benefits toward an Excelsior degree program at the LTC Bryant A. Murray Veterans Center.
Standard Financial Aid
Veterans who attend Excelsior College are eligible for the same loans, scholarships, or other sources of financial aid that are available to civilian students.
Excelsior College maintains educational partnerships with numerous national veteran organizations and statewide VFW chapters. Individuals who are affiliated with these organizations may be eligible for discounts on tuition, student fees, and other costs.
Excelsior College offers payment plans to help military veterans fit education costs comfortably within a household budget. You can pay tuition and/or fees in monthly installments, rather than in a lump sum.
Enrollment: Budget your undergraduate enrollment fee with up to 6 monthly payments. Set-up Fee: $25 per plan.
Undergradute NBS Application (PDF - login required)
Tuition: Budget your undergraduate tuition costs over 4 months. Set-up Fee: $25 per plan. Apply for a payment plan when you register for courses online.
Undergraduate Course NBS Application (PDF - login required)
Student fees: Budget your Student Service Annual Fee (SSAF) across up to 6 payments. Set-up Fee: $25 per plan. Apply for the payment plan when paying the SSAF through the Student Billing section of MyExcelsior, or download the SSAF payment plan application. See the SSAF payment plan brochure for more details.
Student Billing (requires login)
SSAF payment plan application (PDF - login required)
Excelsior College® Examinations (ECEs): Budget your exam registration fee over 2 months. Set-up Fee: $15 per plan. Payment plan application only available as you register for exams online.
The LTC Bryant A. Murray Veterans Center
The Veterans Center at Excelsior College offers a full range of support services to help veterans achieve their educational and professional goals.
Learn about benefits and resources such as:
- Partnerships with veteran organizations and veteran-friendly employers
- Veteran admissions consultants and academic advisors
- Career development resources