Capella University Overview
Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Capella University is a private for-profit institution. The location of Capella University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Capella University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest degree offered at Capella University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 14% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Capella University makes roughly $63,600 a year. This is 56% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Capella University Rankings
Capella University was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Capella University has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Capella University
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||379|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||444|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||659|
Where Is Capella University?
Contact details for Capella University are given below.
|Address:||225 South 6Th Street, 9Th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389|
How Do I Get Into Capella University?
You can apply to Capella University online at: www.capella.edu/admissions/apply-now
Can I Afford Capella University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Capella University, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $6,839 a year. That adds up to $27,356 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Capella University is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Capella University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 27,074 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,382 full-time undergraduates at Capella University, 33% are male and 67% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Capella University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||260|
|Hispanic or Latino||116|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Capella University. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Capella University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Capella University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Capella University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Capella University was 1.6%. This is the #157 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Capella University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Capella University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Capella University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Capella University Majors
In 2017-2018, Capella University awarded 5,732 undergraduate degrees and 13,628 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.