A question we regularly get asked is: “Will my college or university accept my online high school diploma from Excel High School”? The answer is, YES! Excel High School is Regionally accredited by AdvancED and the North Central Association. AdvancED is the parent organization for The North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) are accreditation. These agencies are recognized by all 50-states departments of education and the US Department of Education. This means that credentials issued by regionally accredited high schools, are widely accepted by colleges and universities in the US and Internationally.
Students should be advised that sometimes a high school diploma alone is not enough to get into a university. Some universities require a certain GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2-years of foreign language, advanced math credits, reference letters, etc. If you meet all of the universities other requirements, a diploma from Excel High School will get you into the college or university of your choice. If you are planning on attending a career college, community college trade or technical college, then you should absolutely have no trouble getting into college and getting financial aid through FAFSA; with your high school diploma from Excel High School.
If you are a high school senior or adult student at Excel High School with college plans, please contact our counseling services department at (952) 465-3700 so we can help you plan for college. We are here to support you.