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Capital University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
2,611
Total Undergrads
Including 303 Part-time
720
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division III (with football)

Ohio Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

8
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $77,274)
8
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $86,057)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 82 75 - -
Baseball 42 - - -
Basketball 17 19 - -
Football 102 - - -
Golf 14 5 - -
Soccer 32 33 - -
Softball - 12 - -
Tennis 8 9 - -
Volleyball - 19 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.0%
Hispanic 1.6%
Non-resident alien 1.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.1%
Two or more races 0.2%
White/non-Hispanic 79.4%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 15 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 7
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 11
Reviews Dorm Life
  • DeShawn from Detroit, MI
  • 4
  • Dorm life is pretty good here. You have a RA on every hall that serves as a guide to help students with any concerns they may have. There are rules…

  • Mar-22-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • K from Bexley, OH
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Students have many options when it comes to food and dining. Inside the main dining room, you've got 5 different stations of food, with different options at each station, not including the salad bar. Students can also eat at the two other dining options, located above and below the main dining room. These provide students a whole other list of options. And don't forget! Students are in the middle of Columbus, surrounded by restaurants and food chains!

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  • 4
  • Chelsea from Mount Vernon, OH
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    There's alot of variety in the Main Dining Room (MDR) But everyone loves the classic One Main and Mezz Pasta opitions at night!

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  • 3
  • Senior Capital Student
  • Jun-27-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is either great or horrible depending on the day. They have a lot of options for a private school, but not as many as you'd find at somewhere like OSU where you can use your meal plan at fast food restaurants.

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  • 4
  • Brooke from Bexley, OH
  • Jun-18-2013 I am a current student here

    The dining hall here is great! One swipe into the hall gets you as much food as you can eat and there is also a to-go option for people in a hurry. The food isn't always fantastic there, but it usually is pretty good and they try to give you a wide variety of foods as well.

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  • 5
  • Chris from Oak Harbor, OH
  • May-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Great food and environment! Honestly, this was the thing that made my transition to Capital University the easiest.

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  • 4
  • Mathew from columbus, OH
  • Apr-10-2013 I am a current student here

    The food on and off campus is great. On campus food is served at specific times and if you miss the times food will be lacking.

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  • 4
  • Allison from Holly, MI
  • Mar-04-2013 I am a current student here

    There are several options for dining and there is almost always something open. The Main Dining room serves several different food styles so there is always something to fit ones taste. It may not be home cooking but it fulfills your needs.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Chelsea from Mount Vernon, OH
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is a pretty big prescense on campus. But it's in no way isolating from non-greek-ers ! If anything the greek life is very inclusive of everyone.

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  • 0
  • Allison from Holly, MI
  • Mar-04-2013 I am a current student here

    I absolutely LOVE Greek life at Capital! Here we think of it as Greek unity and that although we may all be a part of various organizations we all share a common love for Greek life and respect each other. About 17% of Capital students are involved in Greek life I believe and they have some really awesome campus activities and programming.

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  • 0
  • Katherine from CA
  • Oct-30-2012 I am a current student here

    Not allowed to have a sorority house nor a fraternity house, but they are still great.

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