Excelsior College: Narrative Description

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7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159
Tel: (518)464-8500; 888-647-2388; Admissions: (518)464-8500; Fax: (518)464-8777; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.excelsior.edu/

Description: Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees (offers only external degree programs). Founded 1970. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 26,273. Students come from 50 states and territories, 51 other countries, 90% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 14% black, 9% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 95% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: liberal arts/general studies; business/marketing; computer/information sciences; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, graduate courses open to under-grads.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for applicants to nursing program without certain health care experience. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $225 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $975 full-time, $455 per year part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual event: Commencement. College housing not available. Excelsior College Virtual Library with a Web page.

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