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Capitol College is a private institution that was founded in 1964. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 52 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $10,920 (2011-12).
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Capitol College is the only independent college in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer sciences, information technologies and business. Founded in 1927, Capitol College is a regionally accredited institution offering associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as professional development training and certificates. The college's 52-acre campus is located in Laurel, Maryland, a suburban setting midway between Washington, DC and Baltimore. Full-time undergraduate students are eligible for a five-year tuition lock and a job guarantee. All graduate-level degrees are available online, supported by software that delivers live, real-time lectures.
Capitol College blends academic excellence with practical learning experiences that prepare students for a range of challenging and competitive careers. Capitol College remains committed to its mission through collaborations with business and government agencies, such as the NASA-supported Space Operations Institute and the National Security Agency, which designated Capitol College a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.
When applying to Capitol College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 25. The application fee at Capitol College is $25. It is least selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 25|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.0 percent.
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Campus Info & Services
Capitol College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Capitol College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Capitol College, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Capitol College.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$10,920 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$2,456 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data