Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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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

3.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2013

I felt the program was challenging but have so far been unable to obtain a new position with the advanced degree.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Non-Profit Management
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros are not having time to attend a classroom so I can go on line; however, the cons are not having a live person accessible for instruction.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Although the initial reasoning for starting an online program was based on being a military spouse, this program does allow annual face-to-face contact with professors and peers. This experience has been difficult when trying to communicate through technology at times; however, professors have been open to phone communication which has been helpful throughout my education.
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Capella University offers a rigourous program with great support by faculty and statt. Financial aid options for doctorial learners once enrolled is limited.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

The flexibility of doing an on line program is great for someone like me with a busy schedule. Although I think I would benefit from more face-to-face contact, the school still does a good job of keeping students connected through the design of its courses.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

Great career and financial aid counselors, worked with you closely to ensure you had everything you needed to begin classes.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I think Capella is the best option for me because I get to take classes online and do my work from home. I worry I won't be able to keep up with writing assignments but it helps to have student support center.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

The educational experience at Capella University online has been an exceptional experience thus far. All advisors have been very helpful and a majority of the professors have assisted a great deal in providing a challenging yet comfortable learning environment.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2015

It's an awesome program...I love the administration and staff. The iguide has easy accessibility to your student account, courses, and emailing professors. Adorable tuition for their doctorate program...I recommend this school to whomever listens to me brag about Capella.
2.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Coming from a traditional in class program transitioning online was difficult for me. I think the program can benefit from an approach that is more inclusive for first time learners.
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