In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
Excelsior College was awarded 355 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is cybersecurity defense strategy/policy.
College Factual ranked Excelsior College as #186 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.
Excelsior College is also ranked #19 out of 143 schools in New York.
As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Excelsior College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.
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The student to faculty ratio at Excelsior College is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Excelsior College.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 19624 undergraduates at Excelsior College. All were part-time.
The student loan default rate at Excelsior College is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Excelsior College make the most money.
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Contact details for Excelsior College are given below.
|Address:||7 Columbia Cir, Albany, NY 12203-5159|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||1,621||$45,508|
|Business Administration & Management||268||$62,731|
|Nuclear Engineering Technology||145||$84,153|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||81||$46,784|
|Other Health Professions||68||$50,832|
|Intelligence & Command Control Operations||62||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at Excelsior College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 21,974 students took at least one online class at Excelsior College. This is a decrease from the 25,245 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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