Capella University Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.27 out of 5.0)
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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

4.8 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
3.6 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2012

Great experience; challenging and rewarding. Received 10% increase upon degree completion.
3.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

It was just enough independence to work mostly at my own pace but also kept me on track.
4.2 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2012

Excellent guidance and the perfect set up to my current career.
4.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2018

Academic courses were laid out well and helped me gain an in depth education of my current career. The professors were always available and other classmates easy to reach through the online course rooms. The online campus offers a wide variety of extremely helpful resourses such as a library, financial dashboard, and aid in reviewing and editing your assignments.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2013

Wonderful experience. Capella allowed me the flexibility to obtain my MBA while working full time. They really care about their students.
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