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.
Excelsior College is a Title IV eligible educational institution (Federal Code #014251) offering Federal Financial Assistance (Pell Grants, Stafford Loans and PLUS Loans) to students who qualify in course based programs. Eligible nursing programs include the RN-BS, and all master's degree programs. Please note, the AAS-Nursing, AS-Nursing and Post-Master's Certificate programs are not eligible.