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Excelsior University

Type of Institution: 
Private, nonprofit, comprehensive
Degrees Available: 

Excelsior University, an accredited, not-for-profit online institution, focuses on providing educational opportunities to adult learners. Having helped more than 190,000 students earn their degree, Excelsior offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees, and certificate programs in six areas of study: business, health sciences, liberal arts, nursing, public service, and technology.

Forms of Credit: 

With generous credit acceptance practices, learners can transfer academic credit from previous college experiences and receive credit for military and workforce training; professional licenses and certifications; and College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST, and other approved exams.

Additional Information: 

Excelsior University and NCCRS Educational Benefits

Employees, members, and students of NCCRS member organizations are eligible to receive many educational benefits at Excelsior University, including:

  • Tuition discounts of 10 percent on undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Tuition deferral
  • Online courses
  • Credit for military and corporate training
  • Financial aid, scholarships, and military/veteran benefits

Visit to learn more about the collaboration between Excelsior University and NCCRS.

OneTranscript® Service

If you want to combine your education records into one transcript without enrolling in a degree program, take advantage of Excelsior's unique OneTranscript® service.

OneTranscript® enables you to showcase your college credits and completed training programs in an official, easy-to-read document that verifies your accomplishments.

Why Use OneTranscript®?

  • Make it easy for employers or colleges to see all the credit you’ve earned.
  • Save time and money by eliminating multiple transcript requests.

Who Uses OneTranscript®?

  • Police officers seeking advancement
  • Individuals working toward police academy candidacy
  • Teachers who want to document continuing education credits
  • Anyone who wants to present college-level learning in an official record

To learn more, visit or contact Excelsior’s OneTranscript® administrator by phone (518-464-8518). or by email (

Contact Information

If you have questions about Excelsior University’s educational benefits, contact:

Cortney Shaughnessy, Associate Director of Partnership Development
Phone: (917) 999-8428 / Email:

Contact Information

Admissions Office
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203
United States
(844) 843-9296