Excelsior College Shuts Its Doors to the Incarcerated

I’m sad to inform you that yet another giant has fallen in the realm of correspondence correctional education. Following Brigham Young University’s example, Excelsior College has discontinued all of its paper-based coursework and examinations as of September 30, 2011.

In response to one of my letters, Excelsior College noted “I regret to inform you that Excelsior College will no longer be administering credit by examination through paper & pencil format effective September 30, 2011. The only way to take an Excelsior College exam will be through a Pearson Vue Testing Center.

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