Category: Military & Veterans

The student body of Excelsior College is 46% military and veterans. Our students serve in both active and veteran status in all branches including: The US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and National Guard. Excelsior is also comprised of military family members and military spouses. The Center for Military and Veteran Education as well as the Lt Col Bryant A Murray Veterans Center provide resources for our military students.

For the second year in a row, Excelsior College has been named a “Best for Vets” college by Military Times Edge magazine. Excelsior is an accredited, nonprofit distance learning college based in Albany, N.Y. Military Times Edge surveyed 500 veteran students who commended Excelsior’s centralized services for veterans, transfer credit policies, and staff knowledge of …

Membership in NCOA now comes with a unique new benefit: accredited, nonprofit higher education, at a reduced tuition rate. NCOA spouses are also eligible for these higher education benefits. NCOA and Excelsior College have signed an education partnership agreement that will offer NCOA members and their spouses reduced-cost college tuition when they choose to attend …

Excelsior College is working with The National Cherry Blossom Festival to support WWP alumni and their families who wish to attend the annual Cherry Blossom Parade on Saturday, April 9, 2011. By arranging a special seating section for wounded warriors and their families, Excelsior is showing support for these veterans. WWP supports wounded vets and …

The Department of New York Veterans of Foreign Wars has signed an education partnership agreement with Excelsior College, a nonprofit distance learning institution based in Albany, in a statewide effort to draw younger veterans and their spouses to the membership rolls of local VFW posts. The New York initiative, which provides reduced tuition for veteran …