UExcel™ is a credit-by-exam (CBE) program offered through an alliance between Pearson, an education company, and Excelsior College. UExcel offers 8 exams in a variety of subjects which can help you earn college credit for what you already know.
ECE™ stands for *Excelsior College Examination™. They are a series of eight, three-credit nursing theory tests offered by Excelsior College™ in Albany, New York. This allows LPN/LVNs to test out of these courses in preparation for the associate degree in nursing.
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Excelsior College Examinations (or ECE™) are a series of eight, three-credit nursing theory tests offered by Excelsior College™ in Albany, New York. The exams are supported by corresponding online courses. Excelsior™ also offers the Clinical Performance in Nursing Exam, a two-day practical skills exam, as a capstone to the associate degree in nursing.
The exam administration period is typically 3 hours and the tests currently cost between $110 and $335. Each exam usually corresponds to a one or two semester introductory or secondary course on the topic, and many exams provide upper-division credit. Most ECE™ exams are considered equivalent to 3 credits in the semester system.
ECE™ exams are offered through Excelsior College™ and are administered at Pearson™ VUE test centers.*
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