Awards and Accolades

  • The National League for Nursing (NLN) designated the Excelsior College School of Nursing a 2011-2016 Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in recognition of the School’s sustained achievements that promote student learning and professional development.
  • The Excelsior College School of Nursing has been designated as a Best School for Men in Nursing five times by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN).
  • Excelsior College has been invited to sponsor an “NLN/Excelsior College Scholar in Residence” program. Only nursing schools with the NLN Center of Excellence designation have been approached to participate in this program.
  • Excelsior’s online courses in the associate degree in nursing program have earned the 21st Century Best Practices Silver Award for Excellence in Distance Learning from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) at the organization’s 2014 awards ceremony.