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Capital University
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  • 4 Year
  • COLUMBUS, OH

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

1 COLLEGE AND MAIN
COLUMBUS, OH 43209
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Ohio Athletic Conference

Capital University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
72%
    SAT Range
    1030-1210
    ACT Range
    20-26
    Application Fee
    $0
    SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
    High School GPA
    Required
    Accepts Common App
    Yes

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    Cost

    Net Price
    $21,946 / year
    National
    $15,523
    Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
    Average Total Aid Awarded
    $26,670 / year
    National
    $7,535
    Students Receiving Financial Aid
    100%

    Scholarship

    Academics

    Professors
    grade B minus
    Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
    Student Faculty Ratio
    12:1
    Evening Degree Programs
    No
    81%
    of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 53 responses
    56%
    of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 55 responses
    52%
    of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 56 responses

    Majors

    Online

    Online Programs Offered
    0
    Offers Online Courses
    Yes
    Online Certificate Programs
    0
    Online Associates Programs
    0
    Online Bachelor's Programs
    0
    How Students Learn
    • Mix of Online and on Campus
      21%
    • On Campus
      79%
    • Online
      0%

    Students

    Full-Time Enrollment
    2,400 Undergrads
    Part-Time Undergrads
    104
    Undergrads Over 25
    5%
    Pell Grant
    33%
    Varsity Athletes
    11%
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
    Based on 37 responses
    • Friendly
      54%
    • Unique
      19%
    • Average
      11%
    • Hipster
      8%
    • Entitled
      3%
    • Outgoing
      3%
    • Stressed
      3%

    Campus Life

    Freshmen Live On-Campus
    79%
    Poll
    49%
    of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 68 responses
    Poll
    62%
    of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 79 responses
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes your school?
    Based on 38 responses
    • Small
      32%
    • Exciting
      16%
    • Feels like home
      16%
    • Dedicated
      13%
    • Family-oriented
      8%
    • Overbearing
      5%
    • Boring
      3%

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    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $44,000 / year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    62%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    94%
    National
    83%
    84%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

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