NAUS members receive significant savings on Excelsior College tuition and fees though this education partnership to bring reduced tuition and fees for associate and bachelor degrees and a  tuition reduction for master's degree, undergraduate and graduate credit bearing certificate programs.  Excelsior College helps busy working adults earn the degrees they need through a variety of flexible distance education programs.

At Excelsior College, you can rely on maximum transfer of prior college credits and credits for approved  military and corporate training. Earning a degree is your best strategy for improving your career opportunities. Whether you are in mid-career or planning for transition, we can help you make the most of your education benefits.

NAUS discounts are available to members and their spouses for eligibility in the education partnership.

What a student should know:
  • You can receive a courtesy unofficial review of your military
     and civilian credits toward the associate or bachelor degree
     you are closest to completing based on your credits. 
     This will allow you to bypass the application fee and
     process to be able to go straight to enrollment.*
  • The enrollment fee has been eliminated.
  • If you take at least 6 credits in a year you will be able to by
     pass the annual fee.
  • Prior to degree completion, you must take 12 credits via
     online with Excelsior College.

Contact Information:
Email -
Call - 888-647-2388, ext. 1352
Fax - 518-608-8142

*To receive a courtesy unofficial review, please provide all your unofficial military and civilian transcripts at one time via email to: or fax to 518-608-8142 with a cover sheet. Information provided via email or fax should contain: your name, contact information, or a degree you are closest to completing based on your credits or the degree program you would like to apply your credits toward.
Excelsior College will provide you an unofficial evaluation within 3 – 4 weeks.

Please contact Judy Reed, director of veteran services and outreach if you have any questions or concerns at: or call 518-464-8678.

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