Capella University, founded in 1999, was established with the vision of allowing adult learners to attend the university from any location. Today, Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. It is also a charter participant of the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) and as thus undergoes annual review. Capella is also accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and theProject Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC). Capella has also garnered numerous reviews for its awards and recognitions including The Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s Award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes for 2010 and the Best in Class from the Interactive Media Awards of the Interactive Council in 2009.
As an online university, Capella offers a wide range of online programs from undergraduate programs to doctorate programs. Some of the fields of study offered by Capella include Accounting, Information Technology, Education, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Admissions are program specific. However basic requirements for graduate applicants include:
● Admission application form
● Transcript for highest degree conferred
● Statement of purpose
● Letter of recommendation
Tuition for undergraduate program ranges from $325 to $345 per credit hour. For Master’s degree program it ranges from $410 to $685 per credit hour. For doctorate programs it ranges from $3480 to $4485 per quarter.
Approximately more than 83% of Capella students receive financial aid in the form of Federal Aid, non-Federal loans, and scholarships and grants.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, classes, accreditation, school rankings, reviews, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Capella University.