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Excelsior College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Excelsior College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Excelsior College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Excelsior College's admissions stats.

Excelsior College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Excelsior College Application Deadlines

Check with Excelsior College directly for more info on application deadlines.

Considering Applying Early to Excelsior College?

Excelsior College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Excelsior College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Excelsior College Admissions

Transferring to Excelsior College

For more information on transferring to Excelsior College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Excelsior College

Excelsior College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Excelsior College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out. Wondering what factors are considered by Excelsior College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Excelsior College for more information on admission factors.

Excelsior College Application Requirements

To apply to Excelsior College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Excelsior College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements college transcripts

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Excelsior College?

Excelsior College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Excelsior College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Excelsior College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Excelsior College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Excelsior College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Excelsior College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Excelsior College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Excelsior College accept transfer credits?

✅ Excelsior College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Excelsior College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Excelsior College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Excelsior College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Excelsior College?

✅ Excelsior College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Excelsior College?

🟨 Excelsior College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

Want To Learn More About Excelsior College?

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Excelsior College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Excelsior College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Excelsior College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Excelsior College SAT Scores


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Excelsior College GPA

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