An Educational Partnership
The College of Choice for VFW Veterans
Excelsior College is an accredited leader in distance education with a long standing tradition of serving the military and our veterans. Each year active duty service members and veterans enroll and are awarded over 50,000 credits for their military training towards a degree.
Accepting military training is just one of the many reasons why Excelsior College is ranked among the top colleges serving the military nationwide as well as the top ranked distance learning college for veterans.
At Excelsior, we offer many degrees from our Schools of Business and Technology, Liberal Arts, Health Sciences, Nursing and Public Service.
Services for VFW Veterans:
Military/Veteran transcript and documentation evaluation for credits
Listing of available jobs
Career Center resources and services
Benefits of getting a degree from Excelsior College:
Accepts more military credit, earning fewer credits saves you money
Accepts transferred credits from other colleges and universities
Accepts credits by exams
Options for course work: online or CD-ROM
Chart your education with dedicated advisors and consultants
Affordable, providing lower rates through the partnership
Financial Aid experts will explain veteran’s benefits, i.e.; Post
9/11 GI Bill
Career Center provides extensive information, resources and services
Take at least 6 Excelsior College Course credits within the one year period, to bypass annual fee
Take a minimum of 12 Excelsior College course credits prior to degree completion
Our Center for Military Education office, which includes Veteran Services and Outreach, has a friendly, knowledge staff waiting to assist you…many of whom are veterans.
For more information about Excelsior College contact the Center for
Military Education at 888-647-2388, ext. 1352 or email
Excelsior has been serving the military and veterans for 40 years. Accepting military training is just one of the many reasons Excelsior College is ranked among the top colleges serving the military nationwide as well as the top ranked distance learning college for veterans.
Our degree offerings include those from our Schools of Business & Technology, Liberal Arts, Health Sciences, Nursing, and Public Service.
Accepts more military credits towards a degree
Accepts credits by examination
Options for course work...online or CD-ROM
Dedicated advisors and consultants
Nonprofit, private institution
Financial Aid experts to explain veteran benefits including the Post 9/11 bill
Career Center provides information, resources, and services for educational and career endeavors
|Services||Partner Rates||Standard Rates||Purpose|
|One Time Application||$80||$80||Processing of application and establishment record. Fee waived upon receiving courtesy official eval.|
|Enrollment Fee (one time)||$130||
|Official evaluation of transferred credits, academic advisement and academic program planning for first year. The enrollment fee reverts to the standard rate if student does not complete minimum of twelve(12) Excelsior College course credits prior to completion of their degree.|
|Tuition (per credit)||$360||$425||Participation in academic course work|
|Student Services Annual Fee (paid on an annual basis with the first annual fee charged one year after enrollment)||$0 Provided 6 Excelsior College course credits taken in one year||$440||Library services, academic advising and academic program planning. No Student Services Annual Fee will be charged provided student completes a minimum of six(6) Excelsior College course credits within the one-year period. If the student does not complete six(6) Excelsior College course credits within the one-year period, the Student Services Annual Fee will be $70 for the subsequent year.|
|Graduate Fee (one time)||$130 Provided 12 Excelsior College course credits taken prior to degree completion||$495||Final review and processing of student files for conferring of degree and issuance of diploma. The Graduation Fee reverts to the Standard Rate if the student does not complete a minimum of twelve(12) Excelsior College course credits prior to completion of their degree program. In the event the Graduation Fee reverts to the Standard Rate, this fee will be reduced by $15 per academic credit for each undergraduate Excelsior College course successfully completed. This fee reduction does not apply to academic credits transferred to Excelsior College.|
Located at 7 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY
12203...(518) 464-8500. Excelsior College is accredited by the
commission on higher Education of the Middle States Association of
Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, (215)
662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional
accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the
Council for higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Excelsior
College admits students of any race, color and national origin.
Excelsior College a Title IV eligible educational Institution (Federal
Code #014251) offering Federal Financial Assistance (Pell Grants,
Stafford Loans, and PLUS Loans) to students who qualify.