Excelsior College Examinations
Excelsior College is a world leader in distance education, providing busy working adults with the opportunity to earn degrees with flexibility. Excelsior College currently offers the following exams through Pearson VUE—
- Arts & Sciences Exams
- Business Exams
- Education Exams
- Nursing Exams (Associate and Baccalaureate)
You must register and pay for your examination with Excelsior College before you schedule a test appointment. You may register and pay for Excelsior College Exams through the MyExcelsior student service portal at www.excelsior.edu. A free user registration is required to access services through MyExcelsior. You may also register and pay for exams by calling Excelsior College at 888-723-9267 or 518-464-8500, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Please note: DANTES funding for Excelsior College Examinations taken by members of the US Military is no longer available, as of October 1, 2011. Military exam candidates must register and pay for exams as described above before scheduling a test appointment.
Locate a Testing Center
Please click on the “Locate a Test Center” tab on the right side of this page to see the locations authorized to administer Excelsior College Examinations.
Your eligibility file will be available for scheduling within 48 hours after you register and pay Excelsior College for the exam. Test appointments may be scheduled through the “Schedule a Test” button on this page.
You must Create a New Web Account with a User Name and Password prior to scheduling your first Excelsior College Examination with Pearson VUE. Pearson VUE Web accounts created for use with other testing programs cannot be used to schedule Excelsior College Exams.
Please Note: You will need your Excelsior College ID in order to create an account with Pearson VUE and schedule your exam. Your Excelsior College ID must have 10 digits. If your ID has fewer than 10 digits, please add leading zeros to the left of the number. (For Example: If your ID is '12345678' you must enter '0012345678')
Appointments may be rescheduled or canceled through the “Reschedule a Test” or “Cancel a Test” button on this page. Requests to reschedule or cancel a test appointment must be made by 7:00 p.m. Central Time, at least one business day (24 hour minimum) before your scheduled appointment time.
Please Note: There is a transaction charge for every exam appointment scheduled via the Call Center. Rescheduling or canceling an appointment within 7 calendar days from your original appointment date will incur an additional transaction charge when done through the call center. (Transaction charges do not apply when receiving telephone assistance from Pearson VUE with your username and password.)