Excelsior College Receives “Best for Vets” Designation



Military Times has released its Best for Vets: Colleges 2019. 218 schools received the Best for Vets designation. Excelsior College was ranked No. 3, improving from No. 4 in last year’s rankings of Online and Nontraditional Colleges.

Military Times noted that “Excelsior College had the highest military-student graduation rate of any online and non-traditional school, and also tied for the lowest student loan default rate among schools ranked in this list.” Excelsior was recognized for its small class sizes (16 students on average in a class), having dedicated staff serving military and veterans, and following the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Principles of Excellence and 8 Keys to veterans’ success.

Through flexible, affordable, and career-oriented academic programs and wide-ranging student-centric services and resources offered by our Center for Military and Veteran Education, we are well positioned to assist former service members achieve their educational and career goals,” said Excelsior President James Baldwin. “Their success remains one of the most significant measures of our success as an institution.”

To review the full rankings, visit https://charts.militarytimes.com/chart/11

To learn more about your organization’s partnership with Excelsior, visit excelsior.edu/partners or call 844-843-9296. If you are a veteran or active-duty military, call 844-843-9299. Mention you are with Excelsior’s partnership program to ensure you get partnership discounts and other benefits.

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