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As you know, Excelsior accepts over 50,000 military credits a year from military transcripts as well as up to 117 credit hours transferred from other regionally accredited colleges and universities. This liberal transfer policy allows you to make the most of the credits you already have available.

Degree Pathways

There are many ways to complete a degree at Excelsior College. Find out which pathway is for you.

Explore our Programs

We have degree programs in five areas: Business, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Public Service, and Technology.

Explore our Exams

Earn college level credit in select subject areas by passing one of our proficiency exams.

Create an Account

To apply to Excelsior, you need to create an account on our website. It’s the first step in getting to know you.
(for Veterans only)

Find a Consultant

Military Consultants are located at regional bases and are available to advise you and help you get started on your education.

Apply & Enroll

Apply to become a student at Excelsior and to enroll in a degree program once you have been accepted.

Register for Courses

Once you have applied and enrolled, it’s time to register for your courses and begin the journey to graduation.

Get homework and studying help

Get help from a professional tutor any time you need it. FREE for students in Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard and Reserve families.

Get help paying for Tutoring

The VA provides assistance to help you pay for tutoring necessary to advance your education.