Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 756 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP, + 2 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: $14,842
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

This graduate program offers a competitive education, compared to others, however, it seems to take longer for completion than many other programs. The ability to speed up completion is not made clear initially.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2015

My professors were great and the classes were great. I had a lot of issues with Financial Aid - they were not able to properly manage my accounts, which is something I felt they should have been better at.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: School Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

The people at Capella will go above the call of duty to help the students reach their goals.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: High quality classes and instructors. Cons: Financial aid is tricky and must be watched carefully as the business office is not as helpful as one would be led to believe.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Capella provides quality instruction with professors who are accessible and engaging. There is a definite interest in the student learning the various concepts discussed. I honestly do not have any cons about the program as of yet. The only con would be my ability to adjust to an online protocol.
2.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of this doctorate program are; material, work load, corse resource and SOME exceptional professors. The cons are: the lack of depth of some of the corsework, unprepared and unavailable professors, expensive course costs and lack of fellowship/scholarship & institutional financial aid.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2014

Capella University's online program allowed me, as a busy teacher, mother, and wife, to get the my education at my own pace while still providing encouragement and support that render success. I loved the fast response of tech support, accessibility to advisors, and the diversity of the course room. The only con I experienced was during the dissertation process of it taking so long to get my topic approved when I could have gotten help to come up with a topic. Because of it taken so long to get topic approval, I ran out of my financial aid.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2014

Good program, however, some courses are very demanding for non-traditional students. Appreciated comments from professors as comments helped and guided me towards my degree.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros are the rich academic and career learning experiences Capella University provides. The cons are the periods of time my studies take away from my family time.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Cognitive Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Got My masters and now my PhD at this university. Love it. Easy to use on line course room. Availability of information is never an issue. Instructors are accessible and Knowledgeable and eager to help.
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