Capella University

You have the drive to make a difference. Capella has the tools to help you do it.

You'll begin to understand how Capella is different as soon as you speak with an enrollment counselor. "They really talked with me and found options that matched my goals and situation," says Paolo Briones, who earned his master's degree at Capella.

As a Capella student, you'll experience unparalleled support, join a community of accomplished professionals, and be challenged with rigorous academics. Our faculty members are experts in their fields, and many of our classes and programs are designed to meet standards established by professional associations, so you can gain the skills and knowledge sought by employers. In addition, Capella has alliances with more than 100 corporations, 200 U.S. community colleges, and every branch of the U.S. armed forces.

"Capella was an awesome experience," says James Baker, who earned a PhD in Education. "I never worried about the credibility of my degree because I realized I was getting a world-class education that would rival anyone's." In fact, Capella is the winner of numerous awards and recognitions, including the CHEA Award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes and the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award.

Learn more about our online doctoral, master's, MBA, undergraduate, and certificate programs — and get answers to your questions about Capella and online learning — by speaking with an enrollment counselor.

Capella is an accredited, online university with degrees in the fields of business, health care, higher education, human resources, information technology, mental health, K-12 education, public safety, public administration, social work, and public service leadership. More than 38,000 students in all 50 states and 52 other countries are enrolled in Capella's challenging degree programs.

Capella University is dedicated to assisting members of the armed forces, their families and veterans. Benefits include tuition discounts, credit for military training, a dedicated military support services team, a flexible military leave policy, affiliations with key military organizations, and credit for DAU courses.

Leading organizations value and respect our programs. Capella University has formal alliances with more than 100 corporations, the Armed Forces, and nearly twenty-five percent of all American community colleges. Contact a Capella University enrollment counselor to determine if your organization has an alliance and what benefits you are eligible to receive. Start today.

Capella participates in several federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide information on other non-federal loan programs.

Capella-funded scholarships are also available in select disciplines, such as the Robert C. Ford Human Services Scholarship and the Helene Krivosha Scholarship for education students. There are also external scholarships offered specifically to Capella students, such as the Go the Distance Scholarship.

Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA),

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Minneapolis MN  55402



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Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.

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Private for-profit- 4-year or above

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