honors Excelsior University with 15 top awards

Higher education resource guide releases the best institutions for 2024

ALBANY, N.Y. – Excelsior University is pleased to have received 15 rankings among the best institutions for 2024 from, a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning.’s institutional rankings are deemed the benchmark of academic evaluations for online and hybrid programs. An exclusive methodology is used to rank each institution on a scale from zero to 100 across six categories. Evaluations are based on quantitative measures such as academic quality, graduation rate, cost and ROI, and student resources.’s top picks are highly-regarded, affordable, and offer the tools and resources students need to successfully graduate and excel in their fields.

“Excelsior University is proud to be recognized among numerous categories in this year’s awards,” said David Schejbal, president, Excelsior University. “These rankings demonstrate the breadth and depth of high-quality educational opportunities available to students at Excelsior University, and stand as a testament to the excellent work of faculty and staff across our institution.”

Excelsior University has been recognized among the rankings for the following awards:

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Excelsior University is an accredited, not-for-profit online institution focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers. Excelsior contributes to the development of a diverse, educated, and career-ready society by valuing lifelong learning with an emphasis on serving individuals historically underrepresented in higher education. Founded in 1971, Excelsior meets students where they are — academically and geographically — removing obstacles to the educational goals of adults pursuing continuing education and degree completion. Our pillars include innovation, flexibility, academic excellence, and integrity.

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