Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
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(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 783 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

3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

If not for Capella university online, and schools like I would not be able to continue my education. In the current economy I, and many Graduate students like me are not able to work a full-time job that provides enough income as well as complete a graduate degree. Capella University has afforded me this opportunity and for it I am greatful!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2018

I loved that my program was available online as it worked so well with my work schedule. I learned more online than I did sitting in a classroom. I was forced to actually do my readings and assignments instead of just skating by.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

After researching several schools, Capella simply made sense. Do your homework...you'll see why Capella grads are reporting more career and life successes...
4.13 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2014

Capella provides a very good Masters program in Information Technology. It has just been revamped and the degree program is now MS Information Systems and Technology Management. I have a background in Information Assurance, so I was able to use my CISSP to gain credit for 5 courses. The coursework is challenging and the weekly discussion boards are very lively. Some students critique others as if they are the Professor from time to time, which is very humorous to me. Overall, Capella is a good program for IA studies. The most important part is that it's endorsed by the NSA!!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

March 30, 2013 Capella University is an awesome academic school. Although my program is online, it requires spending time with the reading, discussion post, and assignments. The use of technology by the university is cutting edge. It is not often one finds away to conduct psychology experiments in their home. This is accomplished by software specialized for individual use. As it concerns the academic demand, it is rigorous. Clearly, the university does not give away Psychology Doctorates. My only complaint, it is difficult to form relationship for me as I do not enjoy computer networking. As a result, I have not been able to continue significant friendships with my classmates. Also, my writing is not as good as it was during my Masters program due to my focus regarding discussion posts. My aim is to get them done in a timely manner. However, on the assignments I spend more time as they require extra attention to detail. Finally, the Capella experience has enriched me. I am sure, upon completing the program, I will be a scholar and practitioner (the model for our program).
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

March 30, 2013 Capella University is an awesome academic school. Although my program is online, it requires spending time with the reading, discussion post, and assignments. The use of technology by the university is cutting edge. It is not often one finds away to conduct psychology experiments in their home. This is accomplished by software specialized for individual use. As it concerns the academic demand, it is rigorous. Clearly, the university does not give away Psychology Doctorates. My only complaint, it is difficult to form relationship for me as I do not enjoy computer networking. As a result, I have not been able to maintain significant friendships with my classmates. Also, my writing is not as good as it was during my Masters program due to my focus regarding discussion posts. My aim is to get them done in a timely manner. However, on the assignments I spend more time as they require extra attention to detail.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

I have been pleased with my experience at Capella University. It is 100% online which allows for flexibility; however there are opportunities to engage with the faculty and staff. And I do like have the Doctoral programs have the residencies. This was one of the deciding factors for me.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I am enjoying Capella so far because it's a great value for a quality education. I love the online program so far and don't feel isolated or like I'm missing anything by not physically being on campus. It's nice not to have to go to a building for classes and study on my time, not a university scheduled time. Plus, our advisors and instructors are always available and more than happy to answer any questions we have.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

As an online program, Capella University has been the best I have found. They are one of just a few online universities offering a Doctorate of Social Work Program. All of the classes I have taken so far have been challenging and beneficial. The online classroom environment is easy to use, effective, and conducive to learning. The school's main website has all the links to the university I need from Financial Aid to the Library. The University library is fantastic, and provides search results just as good as any other academic search engine. The financial aid department has been very helpful, always accessible, and very friendly. Many of the students and clubs on campus have FaceBook pages.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2014

I love going to school at Capella. The registration process is very painless compared to my jr college I attended. The teachers are great and very helpful if you don't understand the subject matter. The courses make it easy to work full time and go to school part time and have just the right amount of workload.
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