Excelsior College Recently Named Best College for Returning Adults in the United States According to 2018 Ranking
College Factual recently released its 2018 rankings for the best colleges and universities for non-traditional students, and Excelsior College has performed extremely well. Excelsior College was ranked #1 out of a total of 90 colleges and universities evaluated in the U.S. in providing quality education to non-traditional students. This makes it the best College in the United States for returning adults or non-traditional students! Excelsior College has maintained this ranking two years in a row.
In addition, Excelsior College was also a 2018 Best for Vets School Nationwide and in New York. Excelsior College was ranked 43 out of 1,424 for veteran friendliness of all colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual. This means Excelsior College is in the top 50 Best for Vets schools in the U.S.
About College Factual Rankings
The "non-traditional" student label refers to any student that falls outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time students under the age of 25. Included in this label are part-time students, transfer students, as well as adults heading back to school after an absence, or going for the first time. Non-traditional students represent the bulk of those going to college today, making it extremely important for colleges to begin to cater to their unique needs. To present the absolute best options, this ranking includes both traditional universities with distance learning programs as well as primarily online institutions. See the full ranking of the Best Colleges for Returning Adults. See the full Best Colleges for returning adults in New York Ranking.