Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 762 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP and CACREP
  • 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

3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros--Innovative new program with a unique specialty (Diabetes) Cons--difficulty getting field experience
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2013

The pros of my graduate program is that you can complete your degree from your home and at the same time count with the professors supports. I do not have any cons for my graduate program.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I feel supported in my education. I feel that while it is not the university's fault, online courses while convenient, lack the depth that one might receive on campus.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2014

Capella University is rigorous and challenging. I have had a great experience attending Capella, and would recommend it to my friends and family.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2014

It's online so it is a little more impersonal that I would like
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

My doctoral educational experience at Capella has been a very positive one in that I have received strong encouragement and support from my admissions counselors, academic advisers, fellow classmates, and current faculty. I truly believe that I am valued as a member of the institution and evidence of this has been provided from day one. My curriculum in Educational Leadership is very challenging from an academic and time management perspective, however, I have multiple resources to assist me in these areas: Writing Center, Library Resources, Courseroom tutorials, Critical Friends Corner, Smartthinking, and Turnitin.com. Initially, I had some reservations about pursuing my doctoral degree due to being out of the graduate school for 12 years, not to mention my my family and career demands, however, things are going well and I look forward to much continued support. 
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2020

Capella is a pretty good school.They do not require the GRE. I think that they should. But otherwise, they are great.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

Capella University has helped me develop as a person, student, and employee. I feel that the online Masters of Business Administration program offered by Capella helps push students to become technologically savvy; as well as, independent. Capella has given me the tools needed to become successful as a student without just giving me the answers. Research, time, and dedication are needed to fully develop the skills of a MBA graduate. Capella is a school that requires hard work to succeed and I feel that they will assist you with finding resources to help you do so. I am now confident in myself to take on projects in my career because I have formed the critical thinking skills that my employers can depend on and trust. I am truly happy with the education that I am receiving through Capella and I would recommend this school to others that are looking for a challenge.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

This program is online and can accomadate most learners at any stage of life. It was the only way that I was able to return to school and I am very pleased by the amazing faculty and support I receive, especially for an online program.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

I think completing a degree online is often times difficult, but I have found success with Capella. It is a hard and demanding program, but the rewards will be much greater. This is my first online experience and I think it is great. The biggest challenge is financing. There are limited or no resources for graduate programs unless it is loans.
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