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Capella University

An online institution, Capella University provides higher education geared towards adults, including those in the military. It’s headquartered in Minneapolis, though its faculty and staff participate in academic and professional association events each year in multiple cities. The university also employs more than 1,600 faculty members across the country. A majority of students are adults who are employed full time and therefore attend school part time to complete their degrees without sacrificing or pausing their careers.

Programs Offered

Capella Universityawards degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, as well as certificates through five schools. Areas of study include business management, counseling, health care, education, information technology, psychology, public administration, public safety, and social work. You can search for programs by degree or by profession. Programs are geared towards career advancement, and to that end, 84% of graduates advance professionally within five years of graduation.


Capella University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It has held this distinction since 1997. It is also specially accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.


Exact admissions requirements vary depending on program, though generally, applicants must submit an application and official transcript. SAT and ACT scores are usually not required, but may be for entry into certain degree programs. Programs at the master’s level may also require letters of recommendation, a resume, and writing samples.

Admissions Contact

Capella University
Capella Tower
225 South Sixth Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402

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