Admissions at a Glance

Two week application turnaround

Each student's path is unique. You have many options to choose from – do you enroll in a degree program, take courses and exams, or transfer your credits? When you are ready to move forward, our admissions counselors guide you through every important step, from choosing the right program to gathering up application paperwork to determining financial aid options and more. Become your future now. Talk with us and take the first steps.

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You want to make sure that you've armed yourself with all you need to know - and all that you may be in for - before you invest money and time. As fellow adult learners, we understand and want to help.

Since you learn and make decisions in distinctly your own way, we invite you consider us your personal assistants for acquiring answers. Even if you've done the research on your own first, you may still want a conversation to talk something through.

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Excelsior’s admissions process is transparent, convenient, and easy. Whether you are applying for undergraduate or graduate level programs, interested in taking online courses, or exploring exams, our admissions counselors and military counselors can help you make confident decisions about your education.


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Excelsior offers flexible enrollment options for undergraduate and graduate students, military servicemembers, whether you're taking exams and courses. Are you close to finishing a degree? Or, are you just getting started? Talk to an admissions counselor about the best approach for you.

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Admission to Excelsior College includes immediate access to our online community, MyExcelsior. Through MyExcelsior, you receive helpful reminders to keep track of the application process, including important filing deadlines. You can also use MyExcelsior to find helpful resources and services. Once you're a student, you'll monitor grades and financial information, attend classes, as well as connect with faculty and fellow students, in MyExcelsior.

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Hear from our grads

Erick Dillard

BS in Liberal Arts

"My advisor went the extra mile for me. She'd always approve my classes, making sure that I meet all of my core requirements. It was important that I knew before I took a class, without a doubt, that each class will meet the pre-requisites for my degree."

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* An average of 99% of all applications are fully processed within two weeks of receiving all documentation and transcripts required.

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