College of Choice for Veterans

VFW & Excelsior Announcement

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

Student Requirements:

  • 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