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Excelsior College
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Excelsior College and Ashford University Overview

Total reviews 45 113
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Issues resolved 0 1

Excelsior College and Ashford University Consumer Ratings

Rank
89 out of 554 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
75 out of 554 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
Product or Service Quality
91 in category
55 in category
Customer service
60 in category
53 in category
Price Affordability
75 in category
60 in category
Advertised vs Delivered
64 in category
41 in category

Excelsior College and Ashford University Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1 (21 reviews)
1.4 (42 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I waited over a year to take the final clinical exam for my nursing degree (CPNE). Once it was scheduled, it was cancelled due to COVID concerns. During my wait to re-schedule the school lost it's ACNE accreditation. So, A lot of us are screwed on getting licensed in our home state even when we get...

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I was mislead as well with my Health and Human Service degree. I inquired about internships but notified there wasn't any to do. I was thinking I needed this...

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Customer service
1.3 (21 reviews)
1.5 (42 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Waited over a year to do my cpne, traveled out of state. Failed as did everyone else that weekend. Then they changed the requirements, version, of the test before I could retake and still had to wait over a year to retake. Ended up withdrawing four Excelsior as it was one excuse after another....

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If I could give this university a 0 I would I will never attend Ashford University again I went there in 2008 and loved it I thought it was a great university and went to lots of other universities and had the same experience with all of them except for Ashford for starters there's no live lectures...

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Price Affordability
1.2 (19 reviews)
1.4 (38 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

L So many better options out there. This college has become the nightmare that never ends. 20 month wait for the CPNE. My state requires clinical hours. I have to wait 6 months before I have an opportunity to finish those hours. College refuses to allow me to utilizes the wait time to do the ATI....

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...I hope the situation will be cleared up regarding the high price of the university and the bulling of the staff. This issue needs to be dealt with for the future students..

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Advertised vs Delivered
1 (17 reviews)
1.2 (27 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

The CPNE sucked. It took me 3 tries. CPNE was graded in a very arbitrary manner. HATE this school. Joined the class action lawsuit about the CPNE and got $200. Wouldn’t recommend excelsior to my worst enemy. BTW, I aced all the written exams, already had a BS degree from a REAL school, (in Health...

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I enrolled in 2/2015, was told all my tuition and books would be covered by my student loans. Later in the year, I was told I had to take a class and needed to pay for the book in that class. The book was $125.00. I called my student advisor and his manager and was told the class could be pushed...

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Excelsior College and Ashford University Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Credit bank
  • Courses
  • Appearance of accepting your credits
  • I learned a lot as a student
  • Classes are very educational
  • That i gained my ba degree
Cons
  • Cpne
  • Unexplained fees
  • Not granting enrollment extensions that dont account for delays
  • Cant get transcript for new school
  • Misleading
  • Does not aid students who struggle with funding

Excelsior College and Ashford University Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
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5

This review is to let people know the real deal about Ashford University. This online college is amazing! From my first...

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3.3

With two classes to complete before grad. My recent experience with this university is applauding. In my next to final...

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Excelsior College and Ashford University Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Signed up for an RN program for Paramedic to RN. All books and study material had absolutely nothing to do with the...

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1

I attend Ashford University and they say that i can't get my transcripts is because i owe the school for 2010-2012 for...

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1

Everything about this program is slick marketing. Complete waste of money and time. Uses students goals and dreams to...

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1

They have jerked me around regarding me getting to start my classes. Four weeks later i cant even pay for computer...

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Excelsior College and Ashford University Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1.4

I waited over a year to take the final clinical exam for my nursing degree (CPNE). Once it was scheduled, it was...

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1.3

If I could give this university a 0 I would I will never attend Ashford University again I went there in 2008 and loved...

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1.4

Waited over a year to do my cpne, traveled out of state. Failed as did everyone else that weekend. Then they changed...

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Excelsior College and Ashford University Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Excelsior College Program (16 reviews)
  • Excelsior College School Of Nursing Program (7 reviews)
  • Excelsior College Cpne Exam (3 reviews)
  • Ashford University Financial Aid Service (30 reviews)
  • Ashford University Program (16 reviews)
  • Ashford University Classes (12 reviews)