Capella University Rankings

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In the World#1720 of 14178
In North America#527 of 2629
In the United States#479 of 2528
In Minnesota#10 of 49
In Minneapolis#3 of 9

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$17,368 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
10,503
Graduates
27,356
Male:Female Ratio
19:81
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Capella University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

37,859 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Capella University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White16094 (43%)
Black or African American10042 (27%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown6001 (16%)
Hispanic3242 (9%)
Two or more races1031 (3%)
Asian921 (2%)
Nonresident Alien177 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander147 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native52 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,368/year
Average aid awarded
$3,760
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,429
$30-48K$18,850

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$14,148$14,767
Tuition in-state$14,148$14,767
Tuition out-of-state$14,148$14,767
Fee in-district$392$466
Fee in-state$392$466
Fee out-of-state$392$466

Capella University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1,33865
Business Administration and Management, General48636218
Health & Health Care Administration & Management14239853
Applied Behavior Analysis521
Psychology, General3367049
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor451
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1152106
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin316
Health Occupations Teacher Education23425
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services19811
Education, Other28180
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling198
Project Management631226
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance517626
Industrial and Organizational Psychology11131
Nursing Practice126
Medical Informatics4121
Social Sciences, Other10123
Curriculum and Instruction4675
Accounting51536
Developmental and Child Psychology107
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies335815
Information Technology75125
Family and Community Services964
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching4048
Early Childhood Education and Teaching87
Clinical Psychology6514
Educational Psychology5821
Public Health, Other3939
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6214
Human Services, General6511
Public Health, General711
Public Administration5810
Forensic Psychology65
Education, General4816
Clinical Nurse Leader63
Educational & Instructional Technology4116
Clinical & Medical Social Work56
Information Technology Project Management21304
Reading Teacher Education3322
Management Science3474
Purchasing, Procurement & Acquisitions and Contracts Management465
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling482
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration3017
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management329
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other40
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management42410
Finance, General11224
Marketing & Marketing Management, General13193
Psychology, Other34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth295
Applied Psychology32
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other31
Special Education and Teaching, General29
System, Networking, and LAN & WAN Management & Manager215
Community Organization and Advocacy25
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies24
Social Work24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other21
Health Services Administration174
Information Resources Management146
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism18
Organizational Leadership215
Family Psychology16
Gerontology15
Counseling Psychology131
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other13
School Psychology12
Administration of Special Education11
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology & Technician10
Organizational Behavior Studies9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other16
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology6
Business & Commerce, General6
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration3
Secondary School Administration & Principalship3
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator2
Computer and Information Sciences, Other2
Computer Programming, Specific Applications1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1
Grand Total2,8045,4411,089
  • Full-time retention rate - 40%
  • Part-time retention rate - 41%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,016
Citations
6,972

Publication count by topic

Psychology
250
Computer science
156
Political science
141
Engineering
139
Medicine
127
Business
78
Sociology
53
Mathematics
16
Economics
11
Art
7
Geography
5
History
2
Philosophy
1
Chemistry
1
Biology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1537725
Political science1965177
Engineering20651,026
Psychology20971,948
Computer science24501,414
Business2638285
Art28542
Medicine3077899
Economics323790
History33521
Mathematics462154
Geography52813

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200037
200155
20021021
20031532
20041753
20053852
200662104
200776149
200883201
200976316
201085373
201199481
2012105426
201384589
201437651
201543622
201616582
201732540
201829419
201932512
202037496

General info

WikipediaCapella University
Total FTE staff1,527
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55402-3389
United States
City population383,000
Phone8882273552
Fax+1(612) 852-5930