A multi-denominational, not-for-profit Christian higher education provider, Excelsia College's mission is to be an academic community benefiting the world by producing research characterised by exemplary scholarship consistent with a Christian world view, and graduates prepared to lead in a range of professions.
Excitingly, together with Indiana Wesleyan University, we are part of a global Christian learning community with big plans for the future. Excelsia College has 36 years of experience in Christian higher education in Australia, and IWU has 99 years of experience in Christ-centred education in the US and global markets. Together the partners are well positioned to take Christian higher education to the next level in Australia for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Excelsia College is a Higher Education Provider registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, approved to offer FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy, and registered to offer courses to international students (CRICOS Provider Code 02664K).
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) regulates and assures the quality of Australia’s large, diverse and complex higher education sector. TEQSA registers and evaluates the performance of higher education providers against the Higher Education Standards Framework comprising five domains: Provider Standards, Qualification Standards, Teaching and Learning Standards, Information Standards and Research Standards. TEQSA also undertakes regular compliance assessments and quality assessments of all higher education providers.
In the provision of higher education courses Excelsia College complies with relevant legislation, including the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011, the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and the ESOS Act 2000, and their respective Standards, Codes and Guidelines.
Excelsia College is an affiliate of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and a member of the Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) .