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Capella University
  • Graduate School
  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN

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Capella is a for-profit graduate school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 27,356 graduate students. Of the 63 graduate programs offered at Capella University, 63 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Capella University are Nursing Science, Education, and Practice, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Business. 93% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Admissions

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Scholarship

Masters and Doctoral Programs

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Acceptance Rate
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Total Graduate Students
27,356
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Academics

Part-time Classes Available
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Weekend Classes Available
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Evening Classes Available
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Poll
70%
of students took their classes full time. 212 responses
37%
of students completed the program in the time they expected. 212 responses
80%
of students agree the program difficulty was manageable. 212 responses
83%
of students agree that the online courses were positive experiences. 212 responses

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
27,356
Part-Time Grad Students
25,520
Research Assistants
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Teaching Assistants
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Racial Diversity
  • White
    37.7%
  • African American
    29.9%
  • Unknown
    19.8%
  • Hispanic
    6.9%
  • Multiracial
    2.3%
  • Asian
    1.9%
  • Native American
    0.5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0.5%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.4%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 212 responses
  • Driven
    21%
  • Down-to-earth
    2%
  • Friendly
    5%
  • Intellectual
    5%
  • Organized
    3%
  • Driven, Intellectual, Organized, Friendly
    15%
  • have not graduated
    13%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 211 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    13%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    8%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    19%
  • Completed orientation, start course in two weeks
    2%
  • Disorganized and was not ready to be launched
    0%
  • have only just applied
    9%
  • Intense, engaging and supportive
    16%

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 212 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 212 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 212 responses

Tuition & Financial Aid

Full-Time In-State Tuition
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Full-Time Out-of-State Tuition
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Part-Time In-State Tuition
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Part-Time Out-of-State Tuition
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Received Financial Aid
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Average Financial Aid
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Work Study Program Available
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Teaching/Research Fellowship Available
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Campus Resources

International Students Office
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International Office URL
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Disability Services
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Veterans Services
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Childcare Services
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40%
of students agree they had access to good mental health resources. 212 responses
6%
of students agree the program offered accessible childcare. 212 responses
26%
of students agree they felt supported as an international student. 212 responses
33%
of students agree they felt supported as a veteran. 212 responses

Outcomes

Average Salary After Graduation
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Employed 2 Years After Graduation
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Poll
79%
of students are confident they will graduate. 212 responses
Poll
71%
of students are confident they will find a job after graduation. 212 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 212 responses
  • $100K+
    7%
  • $75K-$100K
    8%
  • $50K-$75K
    16%
  • $25K-$50K
    44%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 212 responses
  • $150K+
    0%
  • $125K-$150K
    2%
  • $100K-$125K
    1%
  • $75K-$100K
    3%
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    85%
59%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 212 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$66,353
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,418
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$286,093
National
$229,800

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