Navy

Prepare For Your Future While Serving Your Country Today

Excelsior College is proud to partner with the Navy to serve the educational goals of sailors and veterans.

Military Friendly Designation

Over the years, Excelsior College is consistently recognized among military-friendly schools and been named a “Best College” by Military Times, and “Top Military-Friendly College” by Military Advanced Education.

Contact our military academic advisors and military base consultants to discuss your goals, military benefits, and how to apply previously earned college credits and military training towards your associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Learn more about our military graduate awards:
Arthur Gregg Award
Catherine Craig-Erhardt Memorial Award

Your experience is unique and distinguished and Excelsior provides a variety of paths toward completing your degree. Read more below about how our partnerships can help you succeed.

Partnerships

Excelsior College awards college credit for completion of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy toward associate and bachelor’s degree programs and has conducted a special faculty evaluation of the Academy toward master’s degree programs including the MS in Management with concentrations in Organizational Leadership, Human Resource Management, or General Business. Contact us at military@excelsior.edu for additional information.
The NCVEC serves as the central location for tuition assistance processing and online education services. The NCVEC is staffed with education counselors who can assist with selecting a pathway to reach career goals, establishing an education plan, and securing Navy Tuition Assistance.

Take the Next Step –
Speak With a Counselor

Graduates at commencement

The College of Choice for Those Who Serve

50 Years of Service
to military and veteran students

72,000 military graduates
and counting

100% of military students
turn military experience and training into degree credit

Accredited & Not for Profit
offering 40 career-focused degree programs

The College of Choice for Those Who Serve

50 Years of Service
to military and veteran students

72,000 military graduates
and counting

100% of military students
turn military experience and training into degree credit

Accredited & Not for Profit
offering 40 career-focused degree programs

Connect With Us

Enrolled Military & Family
1.877.542.4133

Enrolled Veterans
1.888.647.2388

Prospective Military & Veterans
1.844.843.9299

Mon, Wed:8:30 AM – 8:00 PM EST
Tues, Thurs:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Fri:8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST

Find an On Base Military Education Representative

Military Tuition

Excelsior is committed to making education affordable. Explore the links below to learn more about our special military tuition, the financial aid options available, scholarships, partnership discounts and more.

Military tuition assistance (TA) information

Read the DoD return of unearned TA policy and how it affects you

How To Get Started

You will need to submit the following documents as applicable. Select the links below for more information and instructions for requesting these documents:

Have all official transcripts, proficiency tests, and other documents sent directly to Excelsior from your previous college or university, a testing agency, or an education office. Have them sent to:

Excelsior College
Office of the Registrar
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

For more information visit our Transcripts and Documents page.

Speak with your counselor to find out which programs will support your career goals and make the most of your transfer credits, training, and prior learning.

Complete the application.

Work with your counselor to get registered for your first course.

After choosing a course with your counselor, complete a TA application through your branch of service and register through Excelsior by using our tuition assistance process.

Excelsior COllege Graduate Jose Manuel Ruizmeja

“The Navy gave me everything I need…It was really important that Excelsior accepted my credits because I spent all this time in the military with all these trainings and I just wanted to be validated.”

Jose Manuel Ruizmejia
BS in Psychology, 2018

Excelsior COllege Graduate Jose Manuel Ruizmeja

“The Navy gave me everything I need…It was really important that Excelsior accepted my credits because I spent all this time in the military with all these trainings and I just wanted to be validated.”

Jose Manuel Ruizmejia
BS in Psychology, 2018