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Capital University

1 College and Main, Columbus, OH

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Capital University is a nonprofit private university that has many programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Columbus, OH, in a predominantly suburban area. The school's Evangelical Lutheran Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Capital University has an annual student enrollment of around three thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Capital University offers:

  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Services

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken to apply to this school. Scores within the range of 21 to 27 on the ACT or 1450 to 1780 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. Capital University admits around 80% of applicants annually. Of those applicants accepted, about 23% attended the school. More information on admissions can be found at capital.edu.

The cost of tuition is nearly $33,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's net price calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Student housing is available for students, which costs around $4,300 annually. Capital University may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The Capital University "Crusaders" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Students may visit the Capital University website to obtain a complete list of programs offered, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Capital University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Capital University has a total student population of about 3,500. The student body is made up of 80% undergraduate students and 19% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $33,000-$39,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,100-$1,300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$22,098
Receiving Student Loans71%$8,050
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Capital University may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Capital University is around 58%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years52%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Capital University Law School

  • Law Program
    • * Accredited by the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (since 1950)

Campus: Capital University

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Capital University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Ohio Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Ohio Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Ohio Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Ohio Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Capital University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Capital University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
71.93%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$20,515