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Excelsior College

United States
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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
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Institution type Private

About Excelsior College

Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

Excelsior College aspires to be a model university for the 21st Century. Excelsior will:

  • be a provider of choice for those who pursue their educational goals in a flexible, individualized manner,
  • continue to serve as a cost-effective stimulus for lifelong learning and individual achievement, advocating the assessment of prior learning and aggregation of credit,
  • be recognized as an ideal academic collaborator and as a valuable partner in addressing societal and workforce needs.

Excelsior College contributes to creating and maintaining a diverse, educated society by valuing:

  • lifelong learning as a pursuit
  • innovation as a source of improvement
  • flexibility as a means of service delivery
  • excellence as the path to success
  • integrity, honesty, and caring as the basis for lasting relationships

Campus information

We see Excelsior College as a place where all students, faculty and staff are valued. We celebrate the many commonalities we share as well as the variety of cultural and other experiences and resources which sustains our competitive advantage and enhances our College Community. We see Excelsior College as a place where contrasting viewpoints represent learning opportunities and our commitment to cooperation and inclusion is the means to achieving the common good.

At Excelsior College, positive outcomes are the result of diverse individuals working in cooperation with one another as responsible citizens in building a learning community. We acknowledge that diversity involves recognition and respect of the richness of ethnic and cultural traditions, and different perspectives related to gender, age, disability, sexual orientation religion, family status, employee tenure and more. We also recognize that inclusion is about our ability as an organization to leverage these differences and maximize individual contributions in a way that enhances organizational effectiveness.

Excelsior College will integrate the concepts of diversity and inclusion into all aspects the College; through the recruitment and retention of students, faculty, and staff who reflect the society in which we live; through curriculum development and academic advising; through the delivery of services; through the encouragement of volunteerism among our faculty, staff, and alumni; through participation in educational programs, cultural events, celebrations, and other awareness activities. Excelsior College will develop practices and policies that promote the vision of diversity and inclusion in the work place.


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 2 Business, Management 1 Computer Science, IT 2 Engineering 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Law 2 Mass Communication & Media 1


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