Albany Housing Authority

Save up to 20% on tuition with Albany Housing Authority and Excelsior

Employees, their spouse/domestic partner and, Housing Authority and Section 8 Housing Residents are eligible for benefits.

Next Start Date
October 24
Courses Start
Every 8 Weeks
Transfer Up To
113 Credits
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For Free

Scholarships available NOW for residents The Excelsior and Albany Housing partnership is dedicated to providing residents an opportunity to earn a degree at no cost through these scholarships. Reach out to Mary Sayer, Partnership Specialist, for more information.

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Mary Sayer, Partnership Specialist

Available by email request

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Graduates at commencement
Graduates at commencement

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Excelsior University is an accredited, 100% online, not-for-profit university that specializes in helping adult learners earn a degree, meet their goals, and advance their careers.

100% Online Instruction

Accredited & Not for Profit

8 and 15 Week Courses

40 Degree Programs

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Tuition and Transfer Credit Information

Tuition (per credit)

$410 *

Non-Partner Price $510

Partners save $100 per credit

* Tuition per credit reverts to the non-partner rate if the student does not complete a minimum of twelve (12) Excelsior University online course credits.

Academic Services Fee (per course credit)


Library services, academic advising, evaluation of transfer credit, and academic program planning.

Technology Fee

(Effective July 15, 2019)


For investments in and continuing improvements to technology services.

*Per course credit and per exam.

Graduation Fee (one time)


Tuition (per credit)

$595 *

Non-Partner Price $695*

Partners save $100

* 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 per credit reverts to the non-partner rate if the student does not complete a minimum of twelve (12) Excelsior University online course credits.

Tuition and fees subject to change without notice. There is a small, separate fee for graduation regalia. For more Information visit our Commencement page.

Excelsior University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For a full listing of Excelsior’s accreditations, including individual programs, visit Excelsior University is a Title IV-eligible institution offering federal student aid to students who qualify in course-based programs. Excelsior University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race, gender, or sexual orientation in the educational programs and activities which it operates.

How To Get Started

Your representative is here to answer all your partnership benefit questions and to help you get started at Excelsior. Reach out today using the contact form on this page.

Review program admission requirements if you’re interested in our nursing programs or graduate degrees, or to see if you’re eligible for our partnership rates.

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Graduates at commencement

“Excelsior gave me skills in critical analysis, writing, problem solving, and communicating, which all helped me perform my job well.”

Lauren Harlow
AS in Liberal Arts, 2017