Capital University Rankings

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In the World#2425 of 14178
In North America#749 of 2629
In the United States#686 of 2528
In Ohio#25 of 91
In Columbus#2 of 8

Quick Review

Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
72%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$21,946 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,504
Graduates
722
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Capital University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%65%77%
Applicants4,7942,0102,784
Admissions3,4571,3072,150
Freshmen enrolled full time723302421

601 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

29 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
110 or 15%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Capital University are 1030-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
672 or 93%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Capital University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program 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

White2457 (76%)
Black or African American282 (9%)
Two or more races179 (6%)
Hispanic125 (4%)
Asian65 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown56 (2%)
Nonresident Alien53 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,946/year
Average aid awarded
$26,670
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,881
$30-48K$20,189
$48-75K$20,693
$75-110K$23,080
$110K+$25,640

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,552$12,168
Tuition in-state$36,552$12,168
Tuition out-of-state$36,552$12,168
Fee in-district$320$220
Fee in-state$320$220
Fee out-of-state$320$220

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,597
Combined charge for room and board$11,264
Room charge$5,544
Meal charge$5,720

Capital University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse135
Law100
Business Administration and Management, General4155
Social Work36
Psychology, General36
Music, Other29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General28
Music Teacher Education1015
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21
Criminology18
Marketing & Marketing Management, General17
Political Science and Government, General16
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13
Art Therapy & Therapist12
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other12
Computer Science12
Business & Managerial Economics12
Accounting11
Music, General10
Public Relations & Image Management10
Nursing Administration9
Special Education and Teaching, General9
History, General8
Nursing Education8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7
Creative Writing7
Divinity & Ministry7
Religious & Sacred Music7
Religion & Religious Studies6
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching6
Radio and Television6
Music Management5
Voice and Opera5
Athletic Training & Trainer5
Educational Leadership and Administration, General5
Clinical Nurse Specialist5
Biochemistry4
Art & Art Studies, General4
Sociology4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia3
Political Science and Government, Other3
Organizational Communication, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Mathematics, General3
Philosophy3
Environmental Science3
International & Global Studies3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General2
Chemistry, General2
English Language and Literature, General2
Theology & Theological Studies2
Music Performance, General1
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other1
Economics, General1
Keyboard Instruments1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Jazz & Jazz Studies1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1
Tax Law & Taxation1
Youth Ministry1
Taxation1
Grand Total600132100
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%56%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,419
Citations
27,608

Publication count by topic

Medicine
1,315
Computer science
373
Biology
250
Psychology
238
Political science
197
Chemistry
140
Economics
138
Materials science
135
Business
122
Sociology
103
Engineering
77
Mathematics
69
Physics
60
Geography
21
History
19
Environmental science
14
Art
13
Geology
9
Philosophy
8

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science7211,940
Art113062
Sociology13121,068
Psychology15174,656
Economics15581,167
Medicine15597,399
Business1830803
Biology23583,664
Computer science24701,379
Materials science25741,441
Physics2592405
History30432
Mathematics3088426
Engineering3197236
Chemistry32071,190
Geology341828
Geography373341
Environmental science405755

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
1991211
199257
199346
199458
1995919
19961418
19971723
19982236
19992259
20004480
200152120
200264150
200377190
2004128265
2005170341
2006222499
2007208805
2008213985
20091431040
20101701269
20111411307
20121451453
20131361680
20141231804
20151061784
20161701716
20172122028
20182092113
20192182706
20202293392

General info

Founded1830
WikipediaCapital University
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff508
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 College and Main
Columbus, Ohio, 43209-2394
United States
City population787,000
Phone6142366011
Fax+1 (614) 236 6820

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