Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 761 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: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2018

I love the fact that I can take my degree online because this fits best with my schedule. The only real con I can think of is that when I have to do my residencies the locations are scattered.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Some areas in the rating do not apply since I am an online student. Overall, my experience with Capella has been very positive. I completed my Masters and went back for my PhD within a year. The structure is challenging but attainable. The professors are all wonderful.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

I love that the graduate program allows you to go at your own pace and provides flexibility for full time working students and parents. I think the program is awesome and the staff provides a lot of support. I like that no matter what course you take the assignments dead lines are all the same.
2.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

Online learning environment provides for flexibility, but the downside is the availability and support of the administration.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Great program with EXCELLENT professors. Great way to earn your Master's when you cannot do it in the classroom. Love my program and getting to know my classmates.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Capella has been both challenging and rewarding, thus far. I am enjoying my experience at Capella!
2.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

The university is a good school. The pros are the flexibility and the variety of programs offered. The cons are lack of consistency, the time lines are extended and there is no structure for certain phases of the program.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Reading & Literacy Education
Graduation Year: 2011

This school has been great in helping me pursue my career
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2016

Due to classes are online, I rated highest because it was inapplicable. The graduate program of Capella University online is outstanding, supportive and convenient. The only con is the cost of each quarter during dissertation milestones. The resources and mentoring is superb. Wish there were a higher limit on financial support.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Pro: The admission and support staff are wonderful. They are able to provide quality information in order to guide you in the right direction. The professors tend to be extremely fair towards their grading and expectations of the classroom requirements. The technical support department is very eager towards helping to resolve all computer issues. Con: The cost of each course is 2200.00. This seems extremely high. When I was first accepted, I was under the understanding that more transfers would have been accepted however, they were not. Therefore, I am paying double to take courses that I have already completed. I continue to explain this to my academic advisor however, nothing is being done.
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