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Excelsior College Share Share

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Excelsior College is located in Albany, New York. It is a large private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 31,039 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 0% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $60,200.

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🗺 7 Columbia Circle
Albany, New York 12203
Mission Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.
🌐 www.excelsior.edu
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How much money will you make after graduating from Excelsior College?

Excelsior College students, on average, make $0 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 0% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Excelsior College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Excelsior College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Median Earnings of Students from Excelsior College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Excelsior College.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Excelsior College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Excelsior College.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Excelsior College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Excelsior College.
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Student-Faculty Ratio

17
students per faculty
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Can you go to grad school at Excelsior College?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
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Undergraduate Focus

91%

Undergrads

31,039

Total Students

34,022
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

100%

Students over 25

91%
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

51%
of undergraduates

Men

49%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

About the Same

Excelsior College around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 96 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 104 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Excelsior College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Excelsior College study?

Excelsior College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Excelsior College are:

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  2. Health Professions and Related Programs
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
  5. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 94% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at Excelsior College?

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

95%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

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Undergraduate Transfers

1,752
6% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Low

Excelsior College has around 1,752 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 6% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Excelsior College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

892
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

55
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Democratic

Politically, New York tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 59% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 37% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.

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