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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$40,824 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,364 tuition
$8,460 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$40,824 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,364 tuition
$8,460 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$17,873 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($5,526 avg)
21% get state aid ($1,960 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($17,873 avg)
86% get loans ($7,272 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.27% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.27% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,712 99%
Federal Grant Aid $5,526 31%
Pell Grants $4,248 31%
Other Federal Grants $1,497 27%
Institution Grant Aid $17,873 98%
State Grant Aid $1,960 21%
Student Loans $7,272 86%
Federal Loans $6,267 85%
Other Loans $10,692 9%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Capital University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209-2394
(614) 236-6101
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,045
Out of State $1,045


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Chelsea from Mount Vernon, OH
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Capital seems very expensive at first glance but EVERYONE I've talked to has had GREAT financial aid packages. I applied to 8 colleges and Capital's financial aid was wayyyy better than any of the others !

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  • 4
  • Senior Capital Student
  • Jun-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Though the school is extremely expensive, the professors are amazing (especially if you're studying music of some kind) and campus life is good enough to not hinder the experience.

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  • 3
  • Allison from Holly, MI
  • Mar-04-2013 I am a current student here

    Capital is a pretty expensive tuition and I love it but some times I wonder where all my money goes. It seems like they keep asking us to pay more and more.

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