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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
All the College’s academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.
The associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs in nursing at Excelsior College are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000. The NLNAC is a specialized accrediting agency for nursing recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.
Electrical Engineering Technology and Nuclear Engineering Technology – Bachelor's Degrees
The bachelor’s degree programs in electrical engineering technology and nuclear engineering technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-347-7700. ABET is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The National League for Nursing (NLN) designated the Excelsior College School of Nursing a 2011-2016 NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in recognition of the College’s sustained achievements in creating environments that promote student learning and professional development.
The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) presented their 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2011 Best School of Nursing award to the Excelsior College School of Nursing.
The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program has been accepted into full membership by the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP).
Excelsior College Examinations
The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for Excelsior College® Examinations. Excelsior College Examinations in nursing are the only nursing exams evaluated and recommended for credit by ACE CREDIT.