Military Undergraduate Tuition And Fees
The information on this page applies to military service members (active-duty, guard, and reserves) and their families.
The undergraduate application for admission and preliminary review are optional for military service members unless you are applying to an undergraduate nursing degree program.
Your Enrollment Options
Excelsior Course Options
Choose the Excelsior Course Option if you:
- Are completing an associate degree and will earn 9 or more credits through Excelsior online courses before you graduate.
- Are completing a bachelor’s degree and will earn 15 or more credits through Excelsior online courses before you graduate.
Choose the Multi-Source Option if you:
- Are completing an associate degree and will earn fewer than 9 credits through Excelsior online courses before you graduate.
- Are completing a bachelor’s degree and will earn fewer than 15 credits through Excelsior online courses before you graduate.
This option includes an administrative enrollment fee.
Excelsior Course Option
|Admission Application Fee1||$0 (non-nursing undergrad programs)
$50 (nursing undergrad programs)
|$0 (non-nursing undergrad programs)
$50 (nursing undergrad programs)
|Preliminary review of transcripts and training credits, including projected outline of remaining degree requirements.
This is optional for military servicemembers.
|Tuition2||$250 per credit hour||$250 per credit hour||Per credit tuition cost for all undergraduate courses.|
|Enrollment Fee3||$04||$760||Official evaluation of transfer credits, academic advisement, and academic program planning for the first year.|
|Certificate Program||$50||$50||Review and process of student files for certificate conferral upon completion.|
|Student Services Annual Fee (SSAF)||$06||$495 annually||Library services, academic advising, evaluation of transfer credit, and academic program planning.|
|Graduation Fee7||$130; $260 for students approved for conferral on or after August 26, 2019.||$4955||Final review and processing of student records for degree conferral and issuance of diploma.|
|Minimum of 9 Excelsior course credits||3-credit Capstone||Minimum number of Excelsior College course credits.|
|Minimum of 15 Excelsior course credits||3-credit Capstone||Minimum number of Excelsior College course credits.|
Fees subject to change without notice.
1 Military service members applying to a non-nursing undergrad program do not need to submit an application and are not required to pay the application fee. Those applying to a grad program or nursing-specific program must submit an application and pay the fee.
2 An additional $20 non-matriculation fee is charged to non-enrolled students taking Excelsior College courses.
3 If you did not pay an enrollment fee and your status changes to withdrawn at the associate, bachelor’s, or graduate level program, and you then wish to re-enroll in any program at the same degree level, you will be charged an enrollment fee equivalent to the prevailing SSAF and reactivation fees.
4 Military service members and their family members do not pay an enrollment fee.
5 $15 per credit discount on the Graduation Fee for students enrolled in the Multi-source option will be discontinued as of August 26, 2019.
6 As long as you take 6 credits each year until your Excelsior College course credit obligation is met, otherwise $70
7 All students are required to pay the graduation fee. Our annual Commencement ceremony is held In Albany in July. Registration is required if you wish to attend and there is a small fee for your cap and gown assessed at registration. For more Information visit our Commencement page.