What Do You Want to Know?

Know where you want to go but aren't sure which program could get you there or what it might cost you? Unsure what it will be like to return to school or to learn online? Not sure where or how to start? We can help.

Arm yourself with information you need to make your decision. Click on the most relevant questions and buttons to find facts, tools and tips that will help take you to that next step.



Which Program is Right for Me?

What is Excelsior Like?

What Will it Cost Me?

Why Choose Excelsior?

How Do I Get Started?


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* According to bachelor's graduates in our alumni outcomes survey, 2012.

** According to associate graduates in our alumni outcomes survey, 2012.

Excelsior Experience

You want a change – a better or more challenging career, more options when you leave military service, enhanced skills and more in-depth training, or an opportunity to use your knowledge to lead the way for others.

You know that education is key to making that change, but where do you start?

We understand that it can be challenging and time-consuming to research and compare colleges to figure out which is the best fit. To make the process of information-gathering and decision-making easier, we've created this Experience. Sprinkled among these pages are useful tools and resources that will help guide you.

Discover your options, explore your future, and get more than you expected along the way.

About Excelsior College

Excelsior College has dedicated more than 40 years to creating innovative educational options for working adults. We understand the need for a delicate balance between work, family, or military service and the desire to learn more and to be more.

Our affordable, flexible, high-quality online degree programs span more than 30 disciplines. Whether you are a first-time student or looking to complete a degree you started years ago, Excelsior is the perfect place to get the accredited education you need to move forward.