Welcome to the Excelsior University regulatory transparency page. Excelsior is committed to providing relevant and helpful information to the public. There may be some technical terms used that relate to requirements from external quality assurance entities (e.g., Middle States Commission on Higher Education public disclosure policy and the Higher Education Opportunity Act), but otherwise, we hope the language, information, and structure here is easy to understand and navigate.

Información institucional

This section contains general information related to accreditation disclosures, admission, program offerings, tuition and fees, student loan information, and transfer credit guidelines.

Excelsior University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. ensuring that our educational programs meet high standards of quality and rigor. This accreditation confirms our commitment to academic excellence and continuous improvement. Also, our professional programs are externally accredited through various accreditation agencies and meet state and national standards.

Learn more about Excelsior’s student admission policies:

The catalog is the student’s reference for all information regarding academic programs, including program outcomes and requirements. It also includes detailed descriptions of required courses in the academic programs along with credit hour requirements.

Our academic calendar outlines key dates and deadlines throughout the academic year. It includes trimester start and end dates, registration periods, holidays, exam schedules, and degree conferral. Stay informed on important timelines to ensure a successful academic experience. For detailed information, refer to our .

Excelsior University is dedicated to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across all aspects of university life, from recruitment and curriculum development to community engagement. The Center for Social Justice (CSJ) furthers this commitment by creating safe spaces, expanding educational access, and supporting JEDI development for community organizations. Click the links below to learn more about Excelsior’s DEI statements, explore the Center for Social Justice, and learn how you can become involved with our rope teams.

Understanding the cost of education is crucial for our students. The links below provide detailed information on tuition rates, mandatory fees, and estimated expenses.

While students can always engage directly with Student Financial Services staff for individualized support and guidance, this section outlines various options for financial support through student loans and grants, as well as details on how to apply. Loans provide flexible repayment plans, while grants offer need-based aid without repayment. Explore federal, state, and institutional options to help fund your education.

Excelsior University offers generous credit transfer with most students transferring credit hours toward their academic programs. Our streamlined process evaluates and accepts eligible credits to apply toward your degree. In this section, there are links to policies and guidance to ensure a smooth credit transfer transition.

At Excelsior University, safety is our top priority. We maintain a secure campus environment through comprehensive safety measures and policies. Below is a list of these measures, including a campus security report detailing information on crime statistics:

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), enacted in 2008, requires institutions participating in Federal Student Aid to disclose institutional information for current and future students. The information on the regulatory transparency page is intended to cover the HEOA requirements. The following HEOA items are not applicable to Excelsior University:

  • Alojamiento en el campus
  • Pruebas de acceso - La Universidad Excelsior no exige las puntuaciones de los exámenes SAT o ACT.
  • Fire Safety Report (this can be found in the Campus Security Report)

Student Data

This section contains a variety of student-related data sets. Given the varying nature, source, and industry-related practice or reporting requirements, details are provided on the time frame for each dataset and how often they are updated.

No todos los estudiantes están obligados a pasar por el proceso de solicitud (por ejemplo, los estudiantes en el ejército).

The total number of undergraduate students who applied, were admitted, and were enrolled in the institution, are as follows:
Between Aug. 1, 2022 through Oct. 31, 2022: 3,855 applications received
Between Aug. 1, 2022 through Oct. 31, 2022: 2,525 students were admitted
Between Aug. 1, 2022 through Oct. 31, 2022: the total number of undergraduate students who enrolled = 1,883

La Universidad Excelsior no matricula estudiantes a tiempo completo por primera vez. El porcentaje de nuestros estudiantes transferidos a tiempo parcial que residen en cada una de las siguientes localidades durante el curso académico 2021-22 es el siguiente:

  • New York State: 23.0%
  • Estados distintos de Nueva York: 75,5%.
  • Outside the United States: 1.5%

*Data will be updated July 2024.

La Universidad Excelsior es una institución de finalización de estudios y no inscribe estudiantes de tiempo completo por primera vez. De nuestra población estudiantil de pregrado, en el Año Académico 2021-22, el 20.8% recibió becas federales, estatales e institucionales, préstamos estudiantiles y cualquier otro tipo de ayuda financiera de la que la institución tenga conocimiento que se otorgue públicamente o a través de la institución. La institución no ofrece planes de matrícula alternativos.

*Academic Year 22–23 data will be available in Summer 2024

Resumen de los beneficiarios de las becas Pell

Those enrolled in fall 2021 who were awarded a Pell Grant at any time during the 2021–2022 academic year. (*FY22 is the last reported data set to IPEDS. Financial aid for the most recent FY (2023–2024) will not be reported to IPEDS until January 2025).

Becas Pell concedidas
Hombres = 40 ,5
Mujeres = 59 ,9

American Indian or Alaska Native: <1% (0.4%)
Asian: 2.5%
Black or African American: 19.6%
Hispanic: 17.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: <1% (0.4%)
Two or More Races: 5.7%
White, non Hispanic: 53.7%
Unknown/Unspecified Ethnicity: <1% (0.2%)

  • Completion rates broken out by degree level with definitions.
    • Completion rate for associate programs (150% completion rate/3-year completion timeframe) – 37.0% (2020 cohort)
    • Completion rate for bachelor’s programs (150% completion rate/6-year completion timeframe) – 41.6% (2017 cohort)
    • Completion rate for master’s programs (150% completion rate/3-year completion timeframe) – 44.8% (2020 cohort)
  • Aggregate Degree/Certificate information (awarded 7/1/2021–6/30/2022) is available via College Navigator here.
  • Undergraduate major areas of study with the highest number of degrees awarded – Visit our Fast Facts page for our most recent data.

Estimaciones de empleo y salarios en el sector laboral (Nueva York)

Data on graduate employment information and graduates pursuing additional education are from the university’s One-Year Survey from FY23.

*Data to be updated July 2024

  • Also include:
    • 3% of responders to this question are currently pursuing a certificate program.
    • El 32% de los que respondieron a esta pregunta están cursando actualmente una licenciatura.
    • El 29% de los que respondieron a esta pregunta están cursando un máster.
    • 0% of respondents are currently pursuing a PhD.
    • El 41% de los encuestados no tiene previsto seguir estudiando en este momento

Our Student Learning Outcomes outline the knowledge and skills students will acquire in each program. These outcomes ensure that our curriculum meets high academic standards and prepares students for professional success. For detailed information on specific program learning outcomes, visit Student Learning Outcomes by Program.

*Data to be updated July 2024

*Data to be updated July 2024

Explore detailed information about our university on College Navigator, a comprehensive tool provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Discover key data on our academic programs, tuition, financial aid, graduation rates, and more.

Student Resources

This section contains important links related to student services such as career readiness and accessibility. It also lists academic policies, which serve as guidelines for students in their academic journey.

Our student services are dedicated to supporting students’ academic and personal success. We offer a range of resources, including academic advising, career counseling, student financial services, tutoring, library, and the Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL) to name a few. Our goal is to ensure students have the tools and support they need to thrive both inside and outside the classroom.

Excelsior University – Support Resources

Our Alumni Engagement office provides ongoing support and resources to help students stay connected and succeed after graduation. We offer career development, networking opportunities, events, and alumni benefits to keep graduates engaged with the university community. For more information on Excelsior Connects events, visit the Alumni website.

Our student policies outline the standards and expectations for academic and behavioral conduct. These policies ensure a safe, fair, and respectful environment for all students. For detailed information on student complaints, credit hour policy, civic engagement, and more, visit the links below:

University Policies

Where not already provided as relevant in other sections, this section eases navigation and awareness for various university policies.

Our university policies provide comprehensive guidelines that govern the conduct of students, faculty, and staff. These include faculty policies on teaching, research, and professional conduct, as well as policies on copyright and intellectual property. These policies ensure a fair, ethical, and legally compliant environment for all members of our university community. For more details, visit Policies.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. Our policies comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), guaranteeing your educational records are confidential and secure. Additionally, we have robust security measures in place to safeguard your data. For more information, visit links below: