About Excelsior College
Founded as Regents College in 1971 and chartered as a private, nonprofit institution in 1998, the College was renamed Excelsior College in 2001. Excelsior means “ever upward” in Latin, and it reflects the aspirations of our students and graduates.
Excelsior College is an accredited, recognized leader in removing obstacles to the educational goals of the adult learner. We provide efficient and affordable access to higher education through multiple avenues to degree completion.
Current students: Please direct questions about your lessons, quizzes,
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New or potential students: If you have questions about course content,
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you need by locating the courses that interest you. Click the course title to review
the course details.
If you require any assistance with registration, please contact:
Center for Professional Development
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203