Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 796 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 5 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 37,569 (9,393 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 95% part-time, 5% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $15,003
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Excellent programs that provide flexibility for working individuals. The programs were challenging, innovative and informative. I plan to return to complete my PHD.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

Capella University offers a curriculum specific to the Public Administration domain. The coursework is relevant and interesting. Learning online facilitates my schedule and reduces the overall demands of attending college.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

This program really has been incredible. I have recommended Capella to everyone I know.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2017

Capella offers excellent and intellectually challenging educational instruction in a flexible, and student-centered learning environment. I feel strongly that each of these elements are critical for student satisfaction, retention and overall success.
2.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

Academically, I am doing excellent in my academic performance. My GPA is 3.08. I am pursuing Ph.D. in Public service Leadership, specializing in "Social and Community Services." My main problem now, is lack of money to pay for my two remaining (Ph.D. Colloquiums) that are coming up in Fall quarter 2014, and Winter quarter 2015. I am disabled, as a result, I am not able to work. The costs of these two Colloquiums have to be paid from my pocket, and I do not have the money to pay for them. I will appreciate if I can be considered for the scholarship. Thank you for your generiousity for my education. Sincerely, Nuka D. Nleka.
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

I have received a wonderful education from Capella University in a unique learning environment. Capella's education standards in my opinion have far exceeded my expectations of a online university and I feel that I made the right decision to pursue my graduate education with this university.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019

Have had some problems getting technical support and financial aid questions answered, but otherwise I love Capella!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

I believe this is an excellent program and I have grown to love the process of online learning. The staff is both knowledgeable and helpful. I am able to work at my own pace and they allow me the flexibility to continue working full time. After 20 years, I am finally fulfilling my personal goal of getting my masters.
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

This University is helpful with academics but fianincial aid could be better.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2016

The professors are available often and have insight that is valuable for developing individual's careers. The only con is that contacting the academic advisors is really tricky and at times a very lengthy process.
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