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Distance Learning Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I know if distance learning is for me?

  • How do online learning and distance learning differ?

  • How much money can I save compared to a traditional college program?

  • Are there financing options?

  • There is a waiting list at my local college for the Nursing Program. When can I start with Rue?

  • I’ve had challenges completing the RN program at the local college. Will I be accepted at Rue?

  • Who actually awards my degree?

  • How many people have earned their degree from Excelsior College?

  • How many nursing students have used Rue Education's learning systems?

  • Do other universities accept Excelsior College graduates into advanced degree programs?

  • Can I transfer previously earned credits into Excelsior College's program?

  • How do I earn the rest of the credits needed for my degree?

  • If I've never been to college, can I earn all the necessary credits through standardized exams?

  • How will I meet my clinical requirement?

  • How can I prepare for this clinical?

  • What is a tutor-assisted online learning system?

  • Am I required to log in at a particular time with online learning system?

  • Do I receive grades for the Rue online learning system?

  • When can I start a tutor-assisted online session?

  • What are the computer requirements for online learning systems?

  • How do I contact my tutor?

  • What is the New Nursing Student Orientation?

  • Do I need an email address to take an online learning system?

  • Am I guaranteed a seat in an online session?

  • Do I need textbooks or study guides for the online learning systems?

  • How much do the online learning systems cost?

  • How long do the tutor-assisted online sessions last?