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

4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Management
Graduation Year: 2014

when doing online classes you must have good time management skills - other than that I think the education I am recieving from Capella is first rate
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

I feel the con about my program is the communication to provide a realistic exception is not provided when applying to the university. The pro's of the program are the quality of instructors.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2014

pros the program is great the workload is not that hard the cons the tuition is super high
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

This is a good school academically. Yet, the toughest part is the fieldwork portion. It has been very difficult to secure a placement on my own.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

Capella's online graduate program allows the learner to work full-time and still work on furthering their education and complete a Master's Degree. This program also provides opportunity for the learner seeking a Counseling degree to obtain hand-on skills through a required residency course. The faculty are helpful, knowledgeable and informative about the subjects they teach.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Vocational
Graduation Year: 2016

The courses are aligned very well with what you need to be successful in this field (training & performance improvement). Between the quality of the courses and the flexibility of the program, it's a great choice - especially if you already have professional experience in the field.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2016

This is a really exciting and challenging graduate program. I am happy to be affiliated with the program.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2014

Attending Capella has change my life and the way education is available on-line. Capella has afforded me the chance to make new friends from all over the world. The world learning on-line is great but one must be disciplined. Therefore; being an online student I learned patience, accountability, responsibility and espically time managment. I will be the first in my family to have achieved DPA. I am super super proud of myself!
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: affordable, challenging, great professors Cons: issues with financial aid
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

I really enjoy my experience at Capella University and the supoortive staff
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