& Excelsior College Partnership
About our Partnership
Students can earn college credit by using LearningCounts courses to help them prepare for the nationally recognized Excelsior College® Examinations (ECEs), a credit-by-examination program recognized by the American Council on Education.
Registering for Exams
Step One: Browse Available Exams
Step Two: Create a MyExcelsior Account / Log in
The first step to registering for an exam is creating a MyExcelsior account. If you already have an account, you can log in here to register.
Why do you need to create a MyExcelsior Account?
In order for us to transcript exam grades on an official Excelsior College transcript, exam-takers need to have a record in our database. You will be asked to provide identifying information that will be used to create your record so that we can link your identity at the testing center to our database and properly record your grade.
It costs nothing to create the MyExcelsior account, and creating the account does not mean you are an Excelsior College student--it simply means that you are eligible to have your exams transcripted. Once the account is created, you will be prompted for your username and password every time you want to register for an exam or purchase a practice exam, and your identification at the testing center will be matched to the information you provide for the MyExcelsior account.
Earning college credit through prior learning with LearningCounts.org can be affordable and time efficient. That's because LearningCounts courses tap into your previous college-level learning and provide you efficient tools for demonstrating knowledge and earning undergraduate credits toward your degree. LearningCounts helps you create a learning portfolio to demonstrate your expertise for undergraduate college credit.
About Excelsior College
Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners.
Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. We offer more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: our own online courses, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. We currently offer more than 60 different degree programs in the fields of nursing, business, technology, liberal arts, and health science.
Excelsior has been continuously accredited since 1977 by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.