Veterans Tuition and Fees
Excelsior University offers a reduced fee structure for veterans to help make education more affordable. We also have veteran-friendly policies and advising services that make it easy to apply GI Bill® and other educational benefits toward your Excelsior degree.
The costs on this page apply to military veterans and DoD civilian employees.
|Academic Services Fee||$28 per credit hour||Library services, academic advising, evaluation of transfer credit, and academic program planning.|
Per course credit and per exam
|Investments in and continuing improvements to technology services.|
|Graduation Fee||$125||Final review and processing of student records for degree conferral and issuance of diploma.|
|Tuition||$695||an all-inclusive rate that covers the use of student services, technology and the processing of student records for degree conferral. Note that course materials are not included in tuition.|
Tuition and fees subject to change without notice.
For all students attending commencement, there is a small, separate fee for graduation regalia. For more Information visit our Commencement page.
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Ways to Control Costs
Explore our Veteran Partnerships for reduced rate options.
Excelsior provides a range of financial aid programs and services to ensure that veterans have access to an affordable education. Learn how to apply GI Bill® and other educational benefits toward an Excelsior degree program.
While most of our Excelsior students are not full-time, the share of full-time students who graduate within 8 years of entering Excelsior for the first time is 35%.
Loan Default Rate
The percentage of Federal student loan borrowers entering repayment and defaulting on their loans:
Excelsior – 4%
National – 7.3%
Students at Excelsior typically borrow $13,000 in Federal student loans for their undergraduate study. The Federal loan payment over 10 years for this amount is approximately $130 per month. Your borrowing may be different.
The percentage of enrolled students who are student loan borrowers is 13.3%.
Additional information on Federal student loans can be found here:
General Information: https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/loans
Information for those with prior Federal Loan Borrowing: https://nslds.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
Excelsior’s Tuition Deferral Plan is available for students receiving benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at benefits.va.gov/gibill/.