Capella University Graduate Schools

Capella University (referred to as Capella) is a Private, 4 years school located in Minneapolis, MN. Capella University is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education.It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Capella University is $15,233 in average. The school has 27,356 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 37,171 including undergraduate students.

Capella University Graduate School Overview

Capella University (referred to as Capella) is a Private, 4 years school located in Minneapolis, MN. Capella University is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education.It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Capella University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1997 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Capella UniversityDirectory Information
School NameCapella University (referred to as Capella)
Address225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389
Phone888-227-3552
Webhttps://www.capella.edu
Online Applicationhttps://portal.capella.edu/appCenter.html
Financial Infohttps://www.capella.edu/tuition-financial-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Capella University is $15,233 in average. The school has 27,356 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 37,171 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 180 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 180 programs are available online classes.
Capella Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,233
Student Population27,356
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs180 graduate programs
(180 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Capella University is $15,233 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $547. Capella University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Capella 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$14,767
Required Fees$466
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$547
Capella University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Capella University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Capella
Distance Learning (Online Classes)180 Online Programs Available
Special learning OpportunitiesNo Special Learning Available or Reported
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Capella University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Capella University is $15,233. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.64% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Capella University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$14,175-
2016-2017$14,526$477
2017-2018$14,365$477
2018-2019$14,516$471
2019-2020$14,767$466
For academic year 2019-2020, the off-campus living costs are $6,195. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.28% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Capella University
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$4,068$1,260
2016-2017$4,122$1,278
2017-2018$4,168$1,296
2018-2019$5,115$1,002
2019-2020$5,265$930
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $547 at Capella University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.67% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Capella University
Tuition
2015-2016$525
2016-2017$538
2017-2018$532
2018-2019$538
2019-2020$547

Graduate Programs at Capella

Capella University offers 181 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 7,054 students have completed their study at Capella University.
Offered Degrees at Capella University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree76765,093
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship6060782
Post Bachelor's Degree3131937
Post Master's Degree1414242
Total1811817,054

Capella University offers 181 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered online completely. Last year total 7,054 students have completed their studies.
  • 5,093 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 937 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 242 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (7 completers) 179 completers$74,000
Information Technology1-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications0-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager5-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance80-
Information Technology Project Management36-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)57-
Education [+] (31 completers) 913 completers-
Education8-
Curriculum and Instruction35$48,200
Educational Leadership and Administration108$51,700
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration47-
Educational/Instructional Technology58$59,700
Special Education and Teaching38$44,000
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services210$41,100
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching44$43,700
Early Childhood Education and Teaching71-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)43-
Reading Teacher Education56-
Health Occupations Teacher Education137-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor17-
Education (other)41$50,800
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 134 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services134-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 34 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology34$40,500
Psychology [+] (25 completers) 1,025 completers$37,400
Psychology109$37,400
Developmental and Child Psychology106-
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology10-
Clinical Psychology60$41,400
Counseling Psychology12-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology138-
School Psychology1-
Educational Psychology55-
Family Psychology18-
Forensic Psychology39-
Applied Psychology44-
Applied Behavior Analysis402-
Psychology (other)31$38,200
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (10 completers) 152 completers$41,800
0$41,800
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies94-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism19-
Homeland Security4$46,600
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management34-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)1-
Human Services [+] (7 completers) 76 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy4-
Public Administration72$46,400
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 165 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Social Sciences (other)165$36,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (26 completers) 1,482 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management348$52,100
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling21$41,000
Clinical/Medical Social Work18-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling159-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor418-
Public Health86$50,400
Health Services Administration24-
Public Health (other)47-
Medical Informatics100-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse72$86,200
Clinical Nurse Leader17-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)172-
Business [+] 817 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management232$61,300
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management51-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management15-
Project Management98-
Organizational Leadership15-
Accounting37$46,900
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies30-
Finance20$60,300
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration209$51,600
Labor and Industrial Relations0-
Organizational Behavior Studies17-
Human Resources Management and Services (other)0-
Information Resources Management19-
Management Science38-
Marketing/Marketing Management36$47,100
Total5,093
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (4 completers) 24 completers$99,500
Information Technology3-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)1-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance19-
Information Technology Project Management1-
Education [+] (27 completers) 293 completers$68,300
Education18$68,300
Curriculum and Instruction40$63,100
Educational Leadership and Administration13$69,400
Administration of Special Education8-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration14-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Educational/Instructional Technology6$86,300
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services11-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching30$69,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)4-
Reading Teacher Education17-
Health Occupations Teacher Education40-
Education (other)92$71,200
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services5-
Psychology [+] (19 completers) 138 completers$59,000
Psychology64$59,000
Developmental and Child Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology13$69,000
Counseling Psychology0-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology43-
School Psychology5-
Educational Psychology13-
Health/Medical Psychology0-
Family Psychology0-
Psychology (other)0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (6 completers) 22 completers$67,000
0$67,000
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies13-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)2-
Human Services [+] (7 completers) 40 completers-
0-
Public Administration9-
Social Work23$63,000
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)8$50,200
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Social Sciences (other)19-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (16 completers) 109 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management21$92,100
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling2-
Clinical/Medical Social Work0-
Public Health0-
Health Services Administration2-
Public Health (other)27-
Medical Informatics0-
Nursing Practice57-
Business [+] 122 completers-
Business/Commerce21$89,600
Business Administration and Management18$73,700
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management3-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management5-
Project Management8-
Organizational Leadership14-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)11-
Accounting6-
Finance7-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration15$67,100
Information Resources Management6-
Management Science3-
Marketing/Marketing Management2-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)3-
Total782
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 31 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance24-
Information Technology Project Management7-
Education [+] (12 completers) 27 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Educational/Instructional Technology4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching10-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)1-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 18 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services18-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (4 completers) 36 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)35-
Psychology [+] (4 completers) 251 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology135-
Applied Behavior Analysis116-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (6 completers) 16 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism9-
Homeland Security4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (16 completers) 255 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management29-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling52-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling84-
Public Health12-
Public Health (other)7-
Medical Informatics44-
Clinical Nurse Leader6-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)21-
Business [+] 303 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management141-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management24-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)40-
Accounting8-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies8-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration60-
Management Science22-
Total937
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (11 completers) 235 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction14-
Educational Leadership and Administration155-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching6$40,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)19-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Health Occupations Teacher Education6-
Education (other)30-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (2 completers) 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Epidemiology3-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology4-
Total242

Graduate Student Population at Capella

For academic year 2019-2020, total 27,356 students enrolled into Capella University graduate schools where it has total 37,171 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,836 full-time and 25,520 part-time students. By gender, 5,346 male and 22,010 female students are attending Capella University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Capella University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Capella University
TotalMaleFemale
Total27,3565,34622,010
Full-time1,8362941,542
Part-tme25,5205,05220,468
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Capella University.
There are 10,681 White (39.04%), 8,120 Black/African American (29.68%), 2,001 Hispanic (7.31%), 567 Asian (2.07%), and 5,987 students with other races. 136 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Capella University
TotalMaleFemale
Total27,3565,34622,010
American Indian/Native American14638108
Asian567138429
Black/African American8,1201,4786,642
Hispanic2,0014531,548
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander971978
White10,6812,1018,580
Two More664120544
Un-Known4,9449563,988
Non-resident Alien1364393
Capella University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. Capella University is an online completely school so all students are enrolled in online degree programs.
Distance Learning Student Population at Capella University
Number of Students
Total27,356
Enrolled Online Exclusively27,356
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0

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