Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

67% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
94%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 797 respondents

School Highlights

Most
Affordable
Regionally
Accredited
Non
Profit
High
Grad. Rate
Has Online
Degrees
Find an Online Degree:

School Ratings

Quality of Instruction
Student Financial Services
Satisfaction With Degree
Earning Potential
Prepared for Career

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

2.83 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2018

I am not sure what I feel the pros and cons are. It is hard to know when I haven't gone to other graduate program to really know the pros and cons. But for a deaf person - the cons are the online program where it can be frustrating to get my needs met in online classroom.
3.58 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Human Resources
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros of the graduate program is the advsiors are great. They are reachable at anytime and work hard to make sure you as a student is on target. The con is once you change programs the school doesn't calculate your GPa in your field but on all courses taken. Even if you took a course over the first grade is still there.
2.75 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

I feel thrilled about the level of work we received at Capella. In an online environment we matured and excelled at a fast pace. I would encourage anyone to visit my school and soon you too will become an enriched student at Capella.
4.92 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Good school with a lot of great professors. You must be motivated and have good time management skills to complete the online programs.
5.0 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2017

I am an online student so transportation, surrounding area, and campus safety do not apply to me. The pros of my programs is that although the workload is a lot 15-30 hours per week it is challenging and you really learn your profession. Later on in your learning process you attend a 6 day Colloquium one for track 1 before the first internship requirements and then a second Colloquium for the second half of the internship prior to graduation and licensure. The cons are that they do not have a weekly seminar where there is interaction in a virtual classroom setting with the Professor.However, the Professors give a great deal of feedback on discussion boards and papers, and are always available for questions and comments.
4.67 out of 5.0
-
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Capella University is a great school with classes that are pertinent to current business standards. They focus on teaching students how business models apply to everyday wroking solutions and not just rote memory of concepts. The downsides are that their classroom setup is a little stiff restriciting an ease of conversation across discusions thread.Also, the way thier financial aid for MBA students has a interesting setup that was hard to follow at first but the staff is more that willing to assist and is very helpful. I have looked at many schools and Capella came at a great value.
3.5 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros to Capella are I can work on my own schedule, and the support of the administration. The con to taking courses online is no study group.
4.92 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

I just completed my first semester of grad school and I feel great about my progress so far. So far, I have a 4.0. This is my very first time in my school career of having a 4.0. The professor are great, the workload I can manage even though I work full-time. I am loving school again.
4.5 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2015

The Pros is I can take a class with working full time and having a 3 year old and a 1 year old. Online classes is a great way to learn from other classmates. The con is trying to find time to get the workload done
4.08 out of 5.0
-
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2015

I really enjoy Capella University program thus far I have already completed 3 courses
67% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
Disclaimer: GraduatePrograms.com makes student reviews available via this site. The views expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the views of GraduatePrograms.com. GraduatePrograms.com takes no position with respect to the information or opinions expressed in the user comments/reviews and is not responsible for their content. For additional information, refer to our Review Guidelines.

This website offers school details to prospective students as an informational resource. The appearance of a school listing on this website should not be interpreted as an endorsement by the school of this site. With the exception of the recommend rate percentage (which is the average based student-submitted ratings to our site), all of the data is sourced either from the National Center for Education Statistics or from an official representative of the school. NCES data is updated annually to reflect the most current available data, and student review information is updated in real time. For additional information, refer to our School Data Methodology.
This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.