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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
2.73% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
7.52% full-time

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The median tuition at Capella University is $13,536, which is $380 less than the national median tuition of $13,916.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,538.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 90% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Capella University has a total enrollment of 37,569 students. The full-time enrollment at Capella University is 2,827 students and the part-time enrollment is 34,742. This means that 7.52% of students enrolled at Capella University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Capella University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.8% White, 30.3% Black or African American, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Two or More Races, 1.81% Asian, 0.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.44% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Capella University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (1.29%), followed by White Male (0.68%) and Black or African American Female (0.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.32%), followed by Black or African American Female (0.66%) and White Male (0.28%).

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In 2016, 4,029 more women than men graduated from Capella University. The majority of students graduating from Capella University are White. These 3,644 graduates mean that there were 1.46 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,504 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Capella University is General Business Administration & Management with 396 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 267 graduates and General Psychology with 253 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Capella University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Psychology, with 1,509 graduates, followed by Education with 1,399 graduates and Human Sciences with 204 graduates.


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Capella University has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $279,000 (N/A), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In N/A, Capella University had a total expenditure of $359M. Of that $359M, they spent N/A on salaries and N/A on benefits.

Capella University employs 237 No academic ranks, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Capella University are Female No academic ranks (137), Male No academic ranks (100), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capella University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 611 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 290 employees, and Management with 190 employees.



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