Capella University: Review & Facts

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Capella University is a large four-year, private for-profit school with 35,755 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1993 and is one of the 16 schools and colleges located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
78
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Capella University.

Capella University deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 78 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Psychology, Social Work, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
Capella University student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (close to Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Capella University is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,000
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - about $12,000 annually.

Read the details about Capella University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent data, 375 applications were submitted and 375 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Capella University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Capella University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (888) 227-3552 or check Capella University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Capella University provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Capella University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Capella University.

Based on the college crime data, Capella University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Capella University Location and Maps



Post Address: Capella University, 225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402-3389, USA
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