THE NATION'S LEADING RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE
College Excel is a comprehensive, residential college support program that provides traditional and non-traditional learners (18+) with the academic and personal support needed to be successful in college - and beyond.
Located in beautiful Bend, Oregon, our students experience college in a supportive community setting. Students receive daily support from our team of certified coaches, learning specialists, college professors, and wellness experts while earning credits at our one of our local colleges.
College Excel was founded in 2003 by Jeannie Crowell in response to the growing number of students who were struggling in college and needed extra support. Drawing fro her years of expereince as a teacher, mental health counselor, executive coach and wilderness guide she was able Her personal experience with trying to get through college with undiagnosed ADHD provided the inspiration to create a program to help students understand themselves as learners and flourish regardless of their challenges.
At College Excel, we believe that the college experience serves as an important vehicle for young adults to achieve independence and establish a healthy, holistic lifestyle. Our time-tested, Harvard research-backed, transformative coaching model has helped hundreds of college-capable students determine and then follow their own paths to success. Our certified staff of Student Success Coaches, as well as our team of wellness experts, ensure that our students achieve their goals both inside and outside of the classroom. Simultaneously, our Parent Program assists parents as they support their student's personal transformation.
Integrated into the community of our partner colleges, our campus includes state-of-the-art learning facilities, a beautiful Student Life Center, and fully furnished private student residences located nearby. Coming from across the nation and the world, our students form a diverse and unique student body.
If your young adult is seeking a positive, structured, and supportive learning environment where their individuality will be respected, then consider College Excel. We are extremely proud of our welcoming, inclusive community of learners and invite you to learn more about what makes us the nation's leading residential college support program.
WHY COLLEGE EXCEL?
Increasingly, many young adults today are simply unprepared for the rigorous demands of going to college. Others have tried college and experienced a setback that has broken their academic and/or personal confidence. Often, these emerging adults are faced with a transition from a structured and supportive learning and living environment to then needing to function independently. For students with a unique learning style or learning differences, motivational issues, or other limiting obstacles, these newfound personal and academic responsibilities can be overwhelming.
OUR TIME-TESTED SOLUTION
At College Excel, we provide students with the tools, skill sets, and confidence needed to craft sustainable independence and academic success. Surrounded by our team of Student Success Coaches students receive daily support as they learn to tackle challenges and master the resilience needed to stay positive. Academically, students gain insight into their unique learning process and use this knowledge to acquire the skills and habits required to manage their course loads. Personally, students learn the essential skills for managing stress and emotions, setting and attaining personal goals, problem-solving, and living a healthy lifestyle - all of which are vital to a strong academic performance.
WHOLE STUDENT PROGRAM
We show students how their own passions can motivate and shape them into the adult they want to be. Our dedicated staff, engaged student body, and unparalleled Central Oregon setting provide the perfect combination in which to do so.
Our community is welcoming, inclusive and open. We work hard to provide an environment where our students feel safe, individuality is respected and positive support is always encouraged.
From teaching important academic skills to helping students manage course loads to tracking their progress, we keep students focused on taking their academic goals from inspiration to implementation.
Our experienced team of Student Success Coaches collaborate with students to help them reach their full potential, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Making sustainable life changes begins with a student's living space. Our independent student housing program provides students with the foundation for creating an intentional home.
LOCATION & CONTACT INFO
1458 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Phone | (541) 388-3043
Fax | (541) 388-3047
Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm PST
70 SW Century Drive
Suite 100 - Box 199
Bend, OR 97702