Excelsior College

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2016 Student Loan

4.34%

Default Rate

N/A Enrolled Students

34,022

0% Full-Time

About

Excelsior College is a higher education institution located in Albany County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Excelsior College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,540 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (288 degrees), and Nuclear Engineering Technology (219 degrees).

In 2017, 5,137 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Excelsior College. 47.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,447 degrees), 4.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (765 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Excelsior College is $0, which is $-20,733 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Excelsior College is $0, which is $-20,733 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 11% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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2017 Value

0%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Excelsior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Excelsior College grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

10%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

11% of undergraduate students at Excelsior College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Excelsior College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.34%

2016 Default Rate

102

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Excelsior College was 4.34%, which represents 102 out of the 2350 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Excelsior College has a total enrollment of 34,022 students. The full-time enrollment at Excelsior College is 0 students and the part-time enrollment is 34,022. This means that 0% of students enrolled at Excelsior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Excelsior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.9% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Two or More Races, 2.96% Asian, 0.626% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Excelsior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Excelsior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34,022 students. The full-time enrollment at Excelsior College is 0 and the part-time enrollment is 34,022. This means that 0% of students enrolled at Excelsior College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Excelsior College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Excelsior College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    20,396

  2. Black or African American

    6,706

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,578

The enrolled student population at Excelsior College is 59.9% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Two or More Races, 2.96% Asian, 0.626% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 627 students (1.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 293 fewer women than men received degrees from Excelsior College. The majority of degree recipients at Excelsior College are white (3,447 degrees awarded). There were 4.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (765 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Excelsior College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,540 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (288 degrees) and Nuclear Engineering Technology (219 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Excelsior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (26 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (519 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Excelsior College are Registered nurses (1,308,104 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (151,490 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Other managers (138,194 people), and Pharmacists (130,292 people).

The most specialized majors at Excelsior College are Science Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (519 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,808 degrees), and Health (1,379 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Excelsior College are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Excelsior College are Science Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (519 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,808 degrees), and Health (1,379 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Excelsior College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,460,161 people), Elementary & secondary schools (368,697 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (324,767 people), Outpatient care centers (212,515 people), and Offices of physicians (196,050 people).

The most specialized majors at Excelsior College are Science Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (519 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,808 degrees), and Health (1,379 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Excelsior College.

Most Common

  1. 1540 degrees awarded

  2. 288 degrees awarded

  3. 219 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Excelsior College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1540 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,715

  2. 2,422

In 2017, 2,715 degrees were awarded to men at Excelsior College, which is 1.12 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,422).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Excelsior College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 976 degrees were awarded to men at Excelsior College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.18 times more than the 829 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 862 degrees were awarded to women at Excelsior College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.46 times more than the 158 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Excelsior College is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,447 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    765 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    468 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Excelsior College is white (3,447 degrees awarded). There were 4.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (765 degrees).

1.83% of degree recipients (94 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,744 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,703 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    398 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Excelsior College is white male (1,744 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,703 degrees).

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Operations

Excelsior College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.29M (127%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Excelsior College had a total salary expenditure of $99.3M. Excelsior College employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Excelsior College are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Excelsior College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 252 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 81 employees, and Management with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.81M

2017 Endowment

25.2%

growth from 2016

Excelsior College has an endowment valued at about $1.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Excelsior College grew 25.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $362k - Federal

  2. $179k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Excelsior College received $362k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $179k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$57.9M

2017 Salaries

5.41%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Excelsior College paid a median of $57.9M in salaries, which represents 58.3% of their overall expenditure ($99.3M) and a 5.41% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.2% growth from 2015 and a 14% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

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Instructional Salaries

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Number of Employees

In N/A, Excelsior College paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

252 Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Excelsior College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 252 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees; and Management with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Excelsior College.

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