Sources of college credit that can be used towards an Excelsior College degree program include Excelsior College distance learning courses, courses from other regionally-accredited institutions, college-level subject-matter examinations (including CLEP exams, and DSST/DANTES exams), non-collegiate training (including corporate, governmental, and military training) that has been evaluated for college-level credit by the American Council on Education (ACE), and assessments of prior learning portfolios. Unlike most colleges, Excelsior College sets no limitations on the amount of allowable transfer credit.
Excelsior College also offers Excelsior College Examinations (ECE) which are comparable to CLEP and DSST exams and are accepted as a source of credits by many colleges in the United States.
Excelsior College is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. SOC institutions are dedicated to helping Servicemembers and their families earn college degrees. Military students can take courses in their off-duty hours at or near military installations in the United States, overseas, and on Navy ships. Additionally, Excelsior College has repeatedly been nominated as a top military-friendly school by multiple organizations.
Excelsior College is one of several regionally accredited colleges operating on a model similar to Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey, and Charter Oak State College in Connecticut referred to in distance learning circles as The Big
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