Start with no loans
End with no debt

Innovation didn't just stop at our educational model. After all, what's the point of education if you can't afford it? See how we've made a better way.

Student Loan Debt Is A Crisis In Our Nation

Renowned author and psychologist Jordan Peterson once compared student loan debt to indentured servitude. It’s a burden that has crippled many from the millennial generation. How can you walk into a life of flourishing when you are crippled by debt? Generation Z is entering university age and facing the same challenges.


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We've Come Up With A Better Way

We’ve developed a 3-way partnership model that allows Excel College and it’s partners, the student, and their parents to share the responsibility for the cost of tuition, room, and board. Through allocated time for work/earning a wage in both the Core and Practicum phases, students will graduate having funded at least 35% of their own education – and without taking out a single loan.


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Excel College Cost & Tuition

The Excel College Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religious Studies, Integrated Economy, and Critical Thinking allows you to gain hands on experience in the field of your choice while providing you with the context to grow intellectually, spiritually, practically, professionally, and missionally.


Phase 1 & 2 Average

$875 per month*

Total (30 Months)



Phase 1 & 2 Average

$825 per month*

Total (30 Months)



Phase 1 & 2 Average

$900 per month

Total (30 Months)


Student Testimonial

“Any time I talk to my peers in traditional college, they almost always bring up paying off their student loans. Meanwhile, I’m not only able to make money but also save money due to Excel’s unique tuition model.”

Cassadie Solis, C6 Student

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Excel college is such an amazing community full of wonderful, godly people. The program is like no other, and I can say without a doubt that I’ve grown so much as a person since the start of the school year. My transition from Challenge IV to the Core was everything I hoped it would be. I especially love the Socratic discussions that we’ve had, as they remind me of the many meaningful conversations that I had with my fellow Challenge students. I would absolutely encourage graduating C.C. students to consider Excel College as an option for their future education! The adventure awaits!



C7 Student, 2022

I am currently a student at Excel College working towards my Bachelors degree, and it is the best decision I have ever made! I have so much gratitude for this community, curriculum, and discipleship-hearted leaders. God is in every inch of this place, from the warm smiles of the people you encounter to the rich materials and teachings in and out of the classroom. Excel is so much more than just a degree, this place has shown me what it means to be the Church, to be a people of love, family, and Kingdom. This is abundant life; it is life to the fullest. I have been greatly challenged, inspired, and encouraged. Most of all, I have been loved by every single student and staff member on this campus. None of this can even begin to describe how incredible this program is. It is something that can only be experienced, that's how transformative this curriculum is.



C6 Student, 2021

I’ve gained three important perspectives during my time in the program that drastically changed my approach toward life. Learning about education in the context of empathy helped me to critically challenge ideas that would help push me toward God’s Truth. Learning about creativity in the context of Creation helped me to find gratitude in God’s Goodness. Learning about responsibility in the context of relationships helped me to pursue God’s beauty that he intended for us.



C2 Alumni, 2017

At Excel College, I experienced challenge and growth like I could never have imagined. The Core Curriculum led me into a newfound love for God and His Creation as I learned to see him and His world rightly. I came to see life as a WHOLE instead of a collection of PARTS and this laid a foundation for wisdom that will guide me for the rest of my life. My life is fueled by a passion to see and relate rightly with God, his creation, myself and my neighbor and has led me into a position where I get to partner with His Spirit in leading the next generation into the same revelation.



C2 Alumni, 2017

The Excel College Program is exactly what I have been looking for over the last few years in regards to completing my degree. I have been able to use my previous experience as a Squad Leader for the World Race and Intern with G42 Leadership Academy to begin to fulfill my Phase 2 requirements for my emphasis in Community and Program Development. I have already had the opportunity to work alongside leaders at Excel in developing and refining programs for youth and young adults. Excel College’s holistic approach to education and living has already made an impact in my life and I look forward to the growth I get to continue experiencing here professionally and personally.



C6 Student, 2021

I came for community, and found family. I came for discipleship, and received a network of people who poured into me. I came for a place to live, and found new life. Hands down the most educational, loving, and excellent place to learn how to flourish. I'm now in the Practicum phase, with an emphasis in product development and finding myself hungry to learn more and engage in deep conversation with those who are equally hungry. Nonetheless,my time in Excel has been and continues to be a once in a lifetime experience.



C6 Student, 2021

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