12/05/11 01:43PM Veterans, Veterans Benefits, Veterans Education, VFW and Excelsior College

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VFW Nevada Invites Excelsior College Rep to Mid Winter Conference

 

On Saturday, January 21, Diana Quinones, Excelsior College Representative, will be attending the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Nevada Mid Winter Conference at Arizona Charlie’s in Las Vegas.  Quinones will be discussing the VFW Nevada education partnership with Excelsior College at the conference and be available throughout the day to answer questions on the partnership and provide information on Excelsior College degree programs.  The education partnership provides reduced tuition and fees at Excelsior College, an online regionally accredited college, on associate and bachelor degrees for veterans and their spouses belonging to a VFW in Nevada.  Excelsior College was recently recognized by Military Times, Edge magazine as a "Best for Vets" college. 

Excelsior College has several education partnerships which include, Department of New York Veterans of Foreign Wars, Capital District Chapter of the Association of the United States Army, National Association of Uniformed Services, and Non Commissioned Officer Association.

For more information on the veteran partnerships go to: http://www.excelsior.edu/welcome-veterans

VFW SPECIAL RATES

Tuition and Fee Schedule
Effective July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012
Excelsior College – Associate & Baccalaureate Programs Partner Pricing
Services
Partnership Rates
Application
(one time)
$80
Enrollment Fee
(one time)
$130
Tuition (per credit)
$305
Student Services Annual Fee (paid on an annual basis with the first annual fee charged one year after enrollment)
$0
Graduation Fee
(one time)
$130

Non Veteran Student Rates
Standard Rates
Purpose
Application
(one time)
$80
Processing of application, fee and establishment of student record are waived* upon receiving courtesy unofficial evaluation.
*(Does not include nursing degrees or certificates.)
Enrollment Fee
(one time)
$395
Official evaluation of transferred credits, academic advisement and academic program planning for first year. The enrollment fee reverts to the standard rate if student does not complete a minimum of twelve (12) Excelsior College course credits prior to completion of their degree.
Tuition (per credit)
$355
Participation in academic coursework.
Student Services Annual Fee (paid on an annual basis with the first annual fee charged one year after enrollment)
Provided six Excelsior course credits taken in one year
$440
Library services, academic advising and academic program planning. No Student Services Annual Fee will be charged provided student completes a minimum of six (6) Excelsior College course credits within the one‐year period. If the student does not complete six (6) Excelsior College course credits within the one‐year period, the Student Service Annual Fee will be $225.00 for the subsequent year.
Graduation Fee
(one time)
Provided 12 Excelsior course credits taken prior to degree completion
$495
Final review and processing of student files for conferring of degree and issuance of diploma. The Graduation Fee reverts to the Standard Rate if the student does not complete a minimum of twelve (12) Excelsior College course credits prior to completion of their degree program. In the event the Graduation Fee reverts to the Standard Rate, this fee will be reduced by $15 per academic credit for each undergraduate Excelsior College course successfully completed. This fee reduction does not apply to academic credits transferred to Excelsior College

Master’s–Level Fees and Tuition available upon request.
Located at 7 Columbia Circle, Albany, New York 12203, 518‐464‐8500, Excelsior College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215‐662‐5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Excelsior College admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin. Excelsior College is a Title IV eligible educational institution (Federal Code #014251) offering Federal Financial Assistance (Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and PLUS Loans) to students who qualify.