Commencement 2011



Congratulations - Class of 2011!

Excelsior College Commencement 2011

Commencement was a lively and moving occasion. Graduates celebrated a much deserved sense of accomplishment and pride.

For those unable to attend, or those who want to relive this exciting event, the Commencement is available for viewing.

Class of 2011 At a Glance

Total Graduates
Male 2,773 (50%)
Female 2,773 (50%)
Total 5,547
Degrees by School*
Business & Technology 1,039
Health Sciences 41
Liberal Arts 2,506
Nursing 2,020
Total 5,606
Degrees by Level*
Associate 2,692
Bachelor's 2,675
Certificate 91
Master's 148
Total 5,606

* Differs from total graduates because some have earned more than one degree.

Other Facts:

  • 32% of graduates self-report as being members of minority groups.
  • 31% of the graduates are members of the U. S. military.
  • 694 of this year's graduates are from New York State; 58 are from the Capital Region.
  • Oldest Graduate: a 73 year old man from Grand Junction, Colorado who earned an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing.
  • Youngest Graduate: a 16 year old woman from Lillington, North Carolina who earned an Associate in Science in Liberal Arts.
  • Average age of Class of 2011 is 37.
  • 59 students earned more than one degree during the academic year.

All 50 states are represented plus the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Graduates also come from 22 other nations.

Commemorate Your Achievement

You can purchase mementos of your accomplishment online.