Capital University: Ranking & Review

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United States
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27782752
Top 17%

Capital University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%63%73%
Applicants4,2081,8242,384
Admissions2,8891,1551,734
Enrolled undergraduates595241354
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,3841,3512,033

398 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores87
Percent of students submitting SAT scores15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
587
Math
572

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores560
Percent of students submitting ACT scores94%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Capital University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$48,674$48,674
Off-campus$52,336$52,336
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,178 and other expenses per full academic year.

Capital University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,627 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$34,280$34,280
Fees for full-time undergraduates$320$320
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,144$1,144
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,340$11,340
Fees for full-time graduates$220$220
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$630$630

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs13521156
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7977156
Legal Professions and Studies4116120
Education521870
Visual and Performing Arts4848
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4545
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3737
Psychology3535
Social Sciences3232
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3232
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1919
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1919
English Language and Literature & Letters1313
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1010
History88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
Mathematics and Statistics66
Physical Sciences33
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Grand Total582120116818

A total of 582 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Capital University.

At the master's and doctor's level 236 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate59%55%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

General info

Founded1830
Religious affiliationEvangelical Lutheran Church
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff514
Instructional FTE251
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.capital.edu
Address1 College and Main
Columbus, Ohio, 43209-2394
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population787,000
Phone6142366011
Fax+1 (614) 236 6820

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