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Capella University is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1993. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,487 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $11,700 (2011-12).
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The mission of Capella University is to extend access to high quality bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs for adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential. This mission is fulfilled through innovative programs that are responsive to the needs of adult learners and involve active, engaging, challenging, and relevant learning experiences offered in a variety of delivery modes.
Capella University is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working
|School type||proprietary, coed college|
When applying to Capella University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Capella University is $50. It is selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The most popular majors at Capella University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Information Technology; Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General; Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 38.7 percent.
Capella University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,487, with a gender distribution of 34.9 percent male students and 65.1 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
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|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$11,700 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$4,176 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data