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Capella is a for-profit, online university. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,548 undergraduate students. The Capella acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Capella alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $46,900.
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Address
225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Cost

Net Price
$16,538/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,538/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,477/ year
  • $49-75k
  • $76-110k
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
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Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.307 responses
90%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.273 responses
84%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.274 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,548Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
92%
Pell Grant
50%
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  • Diverse
    40%
  • Focused
    40%
  • Outgoing
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$62,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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I love Capella University! The faculty and instructors are all very kind and helpful. They really genuinely want you to succeed in your coursework and do plenty of things to help you a long the way. Capella has plenty of resources that can help with Time Management, APA Citation, etc. etc. If you're worried about how to afford going to college, they also have plenty of creative ideas and helpful information on financing your education. Although it has other programs, Psychology, Social Work & Human Services seem to be it's niche. I consider this the best online school and I'm proud to say that I am a student.
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Excellent communication with advisors, financial aide counselors, enrollment, etc. They reach out and are available to answer any questions at any time! My academic advisor calls promptly when I have a scheduled appointment and listens to what I want from my college experience. The orientation course to become familiar with the online course room and Capella was incredibly helpful! Instructors and teachers aide are available whenever I need assistance with a course.
I am attending Capella University's online MBA Program and must say I am very impressed with their curriculum. I was a bit skeptical at first being that the program is online, but I feel appropriately challenged and can discuss questions with appointed tutors and faculty if needed, which is great. I checked into their accreditations ahead of time and everything checks out. I'm happy to attend there, and am looking forward to receiving my degree!