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Capital University

Columbus, OH, USA
3.58 Average Rating

Founded in 1830, Capital University is a liberal arts institution and one of the largest Lutheran universities in the US. The CU Chapel Choir is recognized for performing at Carnegie Hall, in different parts of the world, and for leading the annual Christmas Festival at Capital. Popular areas of study include business, nursing, and music, the last of which may require a live audition for acceptance. Admissions are rated as “selective.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
89%
Out of State Students
10%
0
100
73%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1133
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,224
Total Number of Undergrads
2,494
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
50%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
59%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,010
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$35,466
Out-of-State Tuition
$35,466
0
100
78%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,272
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
60
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Columbus
Cleveland
Dayton
Cincinnati
Toledo
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.58 Average Rating
Capital University is a great place to pursue an undergraduate degree. The location of the university is ideal for those who are focused on pursuing a higher learning. And the faculty and staff of Capital University are the best and want you to succeed.
DeShawn from Detroit, MI
I love Capital University! Its small enough to make friends but at the same time, big enough to meet new people everyday. The professors are great and willing to help the students.
Sarah from Columbus, OH

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