Excelsior College Online Programs

Excelsior College is a Private, 4 years school located in Albany, NY. Excelsior is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education. Excelsior offers the online degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate studies through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-graduate Certificate programs.

  • Online Students: 21,974
  • Online Programs: 100

Excelsior Online Programs Overview

Excelsior College (referred to as Excelsior) is a Private, 4 years school located in Albany, NY. Excelsior is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education. Excelsior offers the online degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate studies through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-graduate Certificate programs.
Total 21,974 students have enrolled in online degree programs exclusively at Excelsior College.
Excelsior 2020 Online Programs Key Facts
Online Students21,974
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Online Programs100 programs
Offered Online ProgramsCertificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-graduate Certificate

Who Accredits Excelsior College

Excelsior College is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1977 - Current).

Online Degree & Major Programs, Number of Completers

Excelsior College offers 100 online major programs Last year, total 5,061 students have earned their degrees/certificate through online at Excelsior. Next tables summarize the offered online major programs and its sub-programs at Excelsior.
Online Associate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology [+] 4229
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology147
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)1123
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology155
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)14
Legal Studies [+] 10
Legal Assistant/Paralegal10
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1297
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1297
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 133
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician133
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 121
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration121
Human Services [+] 10
Human Services1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2802
Chiropractic1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1802
Business [+] 2274
Business/Commerce16
Business Administration and Management1268
Total131,656
Online Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 15
Environmental Studies15
Communication and Journalism [+] 12
Speech Communication and Rhetoric12
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 229
Information Science/Studies122
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance17
Engineering Technology [+] 8235
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians (other)122
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology14
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)18
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician116
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology14
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician1175
Nanotechnology11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)15
English Language And Literature [+] 23
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing10
General Literature13
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 21,424
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies11,421
Humanities/Humanistic Studies13
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 128
Biology/Biological Sciences128
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 352
Intelligence125
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare11
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)126
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 213
Natural Sciences113
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis10
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 313
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician1-
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician112
Science Technologies/Technicians (other)11
Psychology [+] 296
Psychology196
Industrial and Organizational Psychology10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 498
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration190
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism14
Homeland Security12
Critical Infrastructure Protection12
Human Services [+] 10
Human Services1-
Social Sciences [+] 422
Social Sciences15
International Relations and Affairs15
National Security Policy Studies112
Sociology10
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 10
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)10
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8363
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician10
Public Health16
Public Health Education and Promotion10
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1239
Nursing Administration122
Nursing Education122
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)110
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)164
Business [+] 7425
Business/Commerce1181
Business Administration and Management1237
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management11
Organizational Leadership13
Accounting11
Accounting and Business/Management11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)11
History [+] 125
History125
Total532,833
Online Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 215
Information Science/Studies12
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance113
Education [+] 10
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching10
Engineering Technology [+] 11
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician11
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 118
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies118
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 111
Dispute Resolution111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 276
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies139
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism137
Human Services [+] 17
Public Administration17
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8195
Health/Health Care Administration/Management11
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician11
Public Health10
Medical Informatics10
Nursing Administration171
Nursing Education165
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)129
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)128
Business [+] 10241
Business/Commerce12
Business Administration and Management1113
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management10
Organizational Leadership163
Accounting and Business/Management11
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration112
Human Resources Management and Services (other)142
Management Information Systems and Services (other)16
Telecommunications Management11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)11
Total27564
Online 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 12
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism12
Business [+] 20
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management10
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration10
Total32
Online Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 11
Securities Services Administration/Management11
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24
Nursing Administration12
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)12
Total35
Online Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11
Nursing Education11
Total11

Distance Learning Student Population

At online degree programs at Excelsior, 30,008 students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . Next table summarizes the student population enrolled in online programs at Excelsior.
Distance Learning Student Population at Excelsior
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total30,00830,00800
Undergraduate27,20727,20700
Graduate2,8012,80100

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020