Capella University

225 South 6th Street- 9th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389
Capella University is a for-profit, private higher education institution located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Programs offered at Capella University include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 20 subject areas and 117 specialties. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

This institution offers dual credit and distance learning programs. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.

Capella University was ranked 246th in the nation between 2011 and 2012 by US News' High School Counselor Rankings. The school was also ranked 23rd among online colleges by onlineschools.com 2012.

With almost 36,390 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 3rd largest post secondary institution in Minnesota.

General Information

Main Phone: (888) 227 -3552 Website: www.capella.edu
Status: Accredited Faculty: 1,400
School Type: Private for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 7,499
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 28,896
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 100%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 50


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School Transcript
TOEFL

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 375
Accepted 375
Acceptance Rate 100%
Enrolled 305

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 16% Full-time 84% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 4% Full-time 96% Part-time
Student Gender 26% Men 74% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

38% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
34% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
4% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 21% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 84% $ 4,437
Local Grant 57% $1,318
Institutional Grant 33% $ 441
Student Loans 100% $ 3,945

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - - 39 0

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Information Technology Services Administration - - - 41 -
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - - 111 -
System, Networking, and Lan Wan Management - - 19 111 -
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - 22 111 2
Computer Information Technology Services Administration - - 41 111 2

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - - 101 -
Computer and Information Sciences, Other - - - 101 0
Information Technology - - 111 101 13

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - - 39 0

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Graphics - - 6 - -
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design - - 2 - -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Information Technology Services Administration - - - 41 -
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - - 111 -
System, Networking, and Lan Wan Management - - 19 111 -
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - 22 111 2
Computer Information Technology Services Administration - - 41 111 2

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services - - 5 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - - 101 -
Computer and Information Sciences, Other - - - 101 0
Information Technology - - 111 101 13

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis - - - 4 -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 7 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Occupations Teacher Education - - - - 1
Reading Teacher Education - - - 59 1

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 79 68

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 2 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 2 9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 108 9
Adult and Continuing Education - - - 108 69
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 80 69
Adult and Continuing Education - - - 102 69
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 102 5

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Occupations Teacher Education - - - - 1
Reading Teacher Education - - - 59 1

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 109 -
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - 74 -
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 74 74
Administration Of Special Education - - - 74 6
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - 74 49
Secondary School Administration - - - 74 6

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 44 35

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - - - 0

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 2 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 2 9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 108 9
Adult and Continuing Education - - - 108 69
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 80 69
Adult and Continuing Education - - - 102 69
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 102 5

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 61 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 59 40

Educational Administration and Supervision

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Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 109 -
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - 74 -
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 74 74
Administration Of Special Education - - - 74 6
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - 74 49
Secondary School Administration - - - MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 0 3

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - - 176 46

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - - 399 26

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 12 87 21

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 12 87 21

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services - - - 16 0

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 33 6

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology - - - 13 -
Developmental and Child Psychology - - - 38 1

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 5 112 53

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 95 -
Counseling Psychology - - - 95 10
Educational Psychology - - - 49 18
Family Psychology - - - 49 2
Forensic Psychology - - - 49 1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 49 34
School Psychology - - - 49 0
Counseling Psychology - - - 100 0
Clinical Psychology - - - 38 8
School Psychology - - - 21 8

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 5 0

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - - 399 26

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 5 0

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 0 3

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 5 0

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 0 3

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert 74 6

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 44 35

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Community Services - - - 150 4

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - - - 20 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 12 87 21

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 12 87 21

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services - - - 16 0

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 33 6

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology - - - 13 -
Developmental and Child Psychology - - - 38 1

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 5 112 53

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 95 -
Counseling Psychology - - - 95 10
Educational Psychology - - - 49 18
Family Psychology - - - 49 2
Forensic Psychology - - - 49 1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 49 34
School Psychology - - - 49 0
Counseling Psychology - - - 100 0
Clinical Psychology - - - 38 8
School Psychology - - - 21 8

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 5 0

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - - 399 26

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 5 0

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 0 3

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 5 0

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - - 176 46

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - - 399 26

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 33 6

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology - - - 13 -
Developmental and Child Psychology - - - 38 1

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 5 112 53

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 95 -
Counseling Psychology - - - 95 10
Educational Psychology - - - 49 18
Family Psychology - - - 49 2
Forensic Psychology - - - 49 1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 49 34
School Psychology - - - 49 0
Counseling Psychology - - - 100 0
Clinical Psychology - - - 38 8
School Psychology - - - 21 8

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 12 87 21

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 12 87 21

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 6 27 1
Homeland Security - - 2 27 1

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services - - - 16 0

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 30 35 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 12 48 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 84 -
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - - 64 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 23 64 -
Business Administration and Management - - 255 161 40
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 255 161 3
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 255 11 3
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 255 11 9

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 73 - 12
Human Resources Management and Services - - 73 27 12
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 73 4 12
Labor and Industrial Relations - - 73 2 12
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 73 107 12

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - - 19 89

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 84 -
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - - 64 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 23 64 -
Business Administration and Management - - 255 161 40
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 255 161 3
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 255 11 3
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 255 11 9

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 13 62 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 30 35 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 13 62 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 84 -
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - - 64 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 23 64 -
Business Administration and Management - - 255 161 40
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 255 161 3
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 255 11 3
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 255 11 9

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science - - - - 0

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 73 - 12
Human Resources Management and Services - - 73 27 12
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 73 4 12
Labor and Industrial Relations - - 73 2 12
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 73 107 12

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retailing and Retail Operations - - 0 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 12 48 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Resources Management - - - 26 28

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 73 - 12
Human Resources Management and Services - - 73 27 12
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 73 4 12
Labor and Industrial Relations - - 73 2 12
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 73 107 12

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services - - - - 2

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