Capital University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Capital University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,465 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1830 and is one of the 23 schools and colleges located in Columbus, Ohio.

Capital University is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
76
Fair
Capital University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Capital University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 76 majors. The most popular concentrations are Law, Nursing, Management, Business, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
76%
Good
It is important 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Capital University is fair at 76% (above Ohio average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Capital University is below average: 59%.

Student to faculty ratio at Capital University is pretty good -- 12:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,900
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $32,700 a year. The additional fees at Capital University beyond tuition are approximately $200; this comes to $32,900 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 3,734 applications were submitted and 2,686 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Capital University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Medium
Capital University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Capital 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.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Capital University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,700 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: nearly $4,600 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Capital University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Capital University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Capital University Location and Maps



Post Address: Capital University, 1 College and Main, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2394, USA
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