|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,624 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Capital University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,287 applications and 2,968 students were granted admission. Capital University is at the #67 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 14% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||950 to 1180|
|ACT||22 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Capital University's tuition was $33,282 for all students regardless of residency (24.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Capital University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,627 (which is 5.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Capital University in 2016-2017, was 635, which is 95% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,279 (which is 6.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Capital University has enrolled a total of 3,367 students (2,922 students full-time and 445 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,367 students, 164 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 2,718 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 649 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 10%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Capital University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Legal Professions And Studies||33%||374|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||24%||273|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||93|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||4%||48|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||14|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||10|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||0%||4|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Capital University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Capital University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,100. Last year, out of the total 1,011 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 950 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,307 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,163 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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