Capital University: Statistics

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#2044 of 14,131 In the World
#590 of 2,597 In North America
#540 of 2,496 In the United States
#22 of 90 In Ohio
#2 of 8 In Columbus
#445 of 1,071 For Neurosurgery
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Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
74%
Avg. cost to attend
$19,897 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,282
Graduates
738
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.capital.edu

Capital University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 74% 66% 80%
Applicants 4,017 1,725 2,292
Admissions 2,975 1,140 1,835
Freshmen enrolled full time 511 208 303
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

374 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

307 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2274 (75%)
Black or African American 271 (9%)
Two or more races 176 (6%)
Hispanic 122 (4%)
Asian 75 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 53 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 40 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,897/year
Average aid awarded
$27,812
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,970
$30-48K $21,198
$48-75K $19,203
$75-110K $20,169
$110K+ $19,920

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $37,978$12,780
Tuition in-state $37,978$12,780
Tuition out-of-state $37,978$12,780
Fee in-district $320$220
Fee in-state $320$220
Fee out-of-state $320$220

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,508
Combined charge for room and board $11,716
Room charge $5,766
Meal charge $5,950

Capital University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Law 115
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 99
Business Administration and Management, General 47 41
Psychology, General 41
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 35
Social Work 33
Music Teacher Education 18 12
Music, Other 22
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 21
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 18
Accounting 15
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 13
Criminology 12
Political Science and Government, General 12
Computer Science 12
Public Relations & Image Management 11
Divinity & Ministry 10
Biochemistry 8
Music, General 8
Business & Managerial Economics 8
Special Education and Teaching, General 7
Art Therapy & Therapist 6
History, General 6
Nursing Administration 6
Athletic Training & Trainer 6
Radio and Television 6
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 6
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 5
Chemistry, General 5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 5
Philosophy 5
English Language and Literature, General 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4
Music Performance, General 4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 4
Creative Writing 4
Nursing Education 4
Music Management 3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 3
International & Globalization Studies 3
Mathematics, General 3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 3
Taxation 3
Clinical Nurse Specialist 3
Political Science and Government, Other 2
Economics, General 2
Keyboard Instruments 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Jazz & Jazz Studies 2
Sociology, General 2
Theology & Theological Studies 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Voice and Opera 1
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Organizational Communication, General 1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1
French Language and Literature 1
Art Teacher Education 1
Tax Law & Taxation 1
Religious & Sacred Music 1
Grand Total 563 107 115
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 52% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,080
Citations
29,233

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
1,244 / 9,865
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
580 / 6,341
Engineering
409 / 3,869
Biology
390 / 5,012
Computer Science
346 / 3,748
Business
312 / 3,289
Surgery
271 / 1,456
Political Science
228 / 2,686
Psychology
214 / 6,485
Chemistry
213 / 2,512
Physics
210 / 2,082
Law
202 / 550
Economics
182 / 1,597
Materials Science
166 / 1,977
Cardiology
147 / 561
Mathematics
123 / 1,491
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
106 / 589
Anesthesiology
102 / 631
Demography
91 / 1,146
Pathology
90 / 772
Sociology
88 / 986
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
87 / 1,158
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
81 / 614
Oncology and Cancer research
69 / 658
Environmental Science
69 / 374
Pharmacology
68 / 645
Automation and Control engineering
67 / 297
Social Psychology
67 / 3,463
Health Science
60 / 1,067
Communications and Public Relations
60 / 2,832
Investment Banking and Stock trading
59 / 160
Immunology
58 / 982
Finance
56 / 142
Anatomy and Physiology
53 / 493
Physical Therapy
53 / 473
Art & Design
50 / 179
Development Studies
48 / 971
Molecular Biology
48 / 688
Public Policy / Administration
39 / 43
Sports / Exercise science
39 / 339

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 14
1992 5 15
1993 5 10
1994 5 7
1995 10 22
1996 14 23
1997 17 27
1998 23 42
1999 24 60
2000 44 80
2001 52 137
2002 65 171
2003 77 200
2004 129 272
2005 168 357
2006 232 505
2007 209 798
2008 213 1008
2009 143 1043
2010 199 1337
2011 146 1344
2012 149 1462
2013 136 1704
2014 129 1846
2015 109 1842
2016 174 1767
2017 227 2239
2018 221 2533
2019 224 3096
2020 259 4237
2021 328 6108

Notable alumni

  1. Dave Yost

    Dave Yost
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    David Anthony Yost is an American lawyer and politician who currently serves as the 51st Attorney General of Ohio. He previously served as Ohio State Auditor, Delaware County Auditor from 1999 to 2003, and Delaware County Prosecutor from 2003 to 2011.

  2. Jennifer Brunner

    Jennifer Brunner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politicianjudge
    Biography

    Jennifer Lee Brunner is an American attorney, politician and judge. She is currently an Associate Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, a position to which she was elected after serving as a judge on Ohio's Tenth District Court of Appeals. On June 8, 2021, Brunner announced her candidacy for Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court in the November 8, 2022, general election. Brunner is a member of the Democratic Party who served as the Ohio Secretary of State; Brunner was the first woman to serve in this capacity. She took office after sixteen years of Republican control, which included two four-year terms by her predecessor J. Kenneth Blackwell, who oversaw the 2000 and 2004 United States elections. Brunner served only a single term as Secretary of State. When it came time for re-election in 2010, she instead made an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate. Prior to being elected Secretary of State, Brunner worked in the Ohio Secretary of State's Office and served as a County Judge in Franklin County, Ohio. She also owned her own private practice; during her private practice career, she focused on election law and campaign finance law. She represented a broad range of candidates, businesses, political parties and committees before the Ohio Elections Commission on quasi-criminal matters.

  3. Deborah Pryce

    Deborah Pryce
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in Capital University
    In 1976 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    Deborah Denine Pryce is an American lawyer, jurist, and politician from Ohio who was the member of the United States House of Representatives for Ohio's 15th congressional district, which includes the western half of Columbus and the surrounding suburbs, from 1993 to 2009. She is a member of the Republican Party.

  4. Theodore E. Long

    Theodore E. Long
    Biography

    Theodore E. Long is the former president of Elizabethtown College. Long became president in 1996, and he retired in 2011. Prior to becoming president of Elizabethtown, Long served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.

  5. George Rex

    George Rex
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1817-1879 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianjudge
    Biography

    George Rex was a Democratic politician in Wooster in the U.S. State of Ohio who was in the Ohio Senate and was an Ohio Supreme Court Judge 1874–1877.

  6. Angela R. Hight Walker

    Angela R. Hight Walker
    Enrolled in Capital University
    1986-1990 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    physicistcivil servant
    Biography

    Angela Renee Hight Walker is an American physicist. She is a project leader in the nanoscale spectroscopy group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Hight Walker's research includes advancing optical spectroscopic techniques and specifically their applicability to characterize quantum nanomaterials.

General info

Founded 1830
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff 462
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1 College and Main
Columbus, Ohio, 43209-2394
United States
City population 914,000
Phone 6142366011
Fax +1 (614) 236 6820

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