Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 747 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

4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

Capella provides a dynamic program including courses and professors. The online courses are convient without comprimising on the educational value. The major con of the school is the lack of respect and crediability it receives for licensure.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2014

The staff and instructors have been extremely supportive of helping my cohort achieve our educational goals. They challenge us to be better. They provide constant feedback. It is refreshing to know that there are educators that stand by their educational commitments.
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

The catch with any graduate program, particularly one online, is that you get out what you put in. This school's library access is what finally tipped the scale in its favor. They didn't exactly hound me when I was shopping around, which was nice in that I wasn't constantly getting phone calls, but I did actually have questions for them.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2017

Capella doctoral program EdD allows for the student to have a flexible schedule while attending the school. It is affordable and provides a good track record of graduates.
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2013

Great School so far. Cant wait to walk across the stage.
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel that the Graduar Progam, I am in at Capella University is very competitive and i enjoying the classes. What I like about it is I only take one class per session, which I feel is great.
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Although I have just started, I can tell how great the program will be. I'm couselor has been fantastic and flexible with obtaining all the answers to all the questions that I ask. Never make me feel like I ask to many. I get the feeling like I'm the only student when he speaks to be to assist me with all of my questions. I was undecive with my program selection and he made it simple for me to choose the path that I wanted. I enjoy that all the resorces that I need are clicks away when I need them. Capella makes the learning progess very enjoyable. I can't find any con's to this program or school.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Non-Profit Management
Graduation Year: 2016

I have been so pleasantly surprised by Capella's quality of instruction, student interaction and staff support.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Since the program is completely on-line, many of the scoring categories don't apply (which brings down the total score). Capella University on-line offers high quality education with exceptional faculty. If you think on-line education is somehow easier, or less rigorous, you are in for a surprise. You must commit to your education and understand that you have to work hard. The courses are challenging-you must engage the learning opportunities on a very personal level to succeed. If you commit, you will be very pleased.
3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

Capella is a great school. The work can be very challenging in some courses. I always find myself with more work than my friends who attend land based institutions. Which kind of baffles me especially since the school believes that it caters to the schedules of working professionals. Certification is not possible with all degrees, and it's left completely up to the student to conduct all research for possibilities for certification.
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