Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 783 respondents

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  • 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
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4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2020

I am currently studying to earn my master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. The experience has been great so far with challenging coursework. I am loving my courses, content, instructors, as well as peers. The cost of each credit is not too expensive where I believe the education is well worth the struggle.
3.6 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2013

I enjoyed going to Capella. It allowed me to stay at home with my children and be a part of their activities. I was also, able to move when the military required us to move. I am applying to return to Capella University to earn a masters degree in Social Work. I am hoping to start in July.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2019

Capella university has offered me everything I wanted in a doctoral program. They have good degree programs, and a great student support staff. I can get answers in less than 24 hours. You will find this very important. I study 100% online, this allows me many more opportunities than if I was to go to a campus.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2018

Capella University is the perfect school for someone who is trying to further their education but would like to maintain a full-time job. You are able to build your curriculum around your lifestyle and the staff is so committed to helping you succeed and thrive in your academics.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2008

Capella has a great program. It is a stepping stone that helps a learner achieve success. It is worth the work. I love all I am learning in this program. Statistics are that are less than 1% of people receive a doctorate in any area. If this is a dream of yours to receive a degree, this is the time to stop dreaming and apply and start your doctoral journey today.
4.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Dental Assistant
Graduation Year: 2019

Enjoy the interaction with fellow students and instructors. Classes are informative and even if you have had no or limited experience you can still engage in the material to help gain the knowledge needed to do well. Communication is always an important key to success. Engaging in the course room helps you learn and work with your peers.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: School Counseling
Graduation Year: 2018

Capella University is a great university where working adults can earn a quality education online. The university has many wonderful accreditations so learners can be very proud of their degree upon graduation. I have had so many great professors and learning opportunities through Capella. Although, my program was strictly online, Capella offers many resources such as tutors, a writing center, supplemental instructions in courses all to help learners obtain all the information they need to succeed in their program. I would strongly encourage Capella University to prospective learners as it has been a great experience for me and many others that I know.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

I read a lot of the reviews after I had already been attending. I did not have the issues that other people have had. I have had a wonderful experience with the staff at Capella. I liked it so much I have applied to the Doctoral Program with the help of my Academic Advisor. I would recommend the program to anyone who needs to continue their education online.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA in Technology Management
Graduation Year: 2018

I've contemplated returning to school for my MBA, and Capella made this possible. Capella offers a pure online college experience, which was crucial for my success due to travel requirements related to my employer. I've found Capella instructors to be average to very good, and the program itself is about 8/10 in terms of workload. Classes are organized on a quarterly basis, with 2 classes per quarter. Classes within a quarter are executed serially, not in parallel as in a more traditional program. Regards and good luck!
3.6 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2007

Capella University was very conducive to my educational goals. Because I had to work fulltime while going to school, Capella's online classes allowed for me to achieve my goals while working for a living
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