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Tuition & Fees

$33,492

$33,492

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
42%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
47%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
36%
400-499
32%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
35%
18-23
39%
12-17
8%
30-36
5%
24-29
48%
18-23
38%
12-17
9%
30-36
11%
24-29
46%
18-23
40%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,685
Declined + 1,033
Total Received 3,718
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Private (nonprofit)

2,765

undergraduate students

700

graduate students

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School Facts

Capital University, founded in 1830, is a church-affiliated university. Its 48-acre campus is in a suburban area three miles from downtown Columbus, OH.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,465
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Columbus, OH

48-acre, suburban campus in Columbus (population: 822,553), four miles from city center. Served by air and bus. School operates transportation to law school campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Capital University
1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209-2394

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 3% of male students
 
6 sororities 6% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
42%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
47%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
36%
400-499
32%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
35%
18-23
39%
12-17
8%
30-36
5%
24-29
48%
18-23
38%
12-17
9%
30-36
11%
24-29
46%
18-23
40%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,685
Declined + 1,033
Total Received 3,718

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Amanda Sohl
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Director of Admissions
P: 866 544-6175
F: 614 236-6926
admission@capital.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,834,461
State $1,374,273
Institutional $45,338,744
Other external
Total $50,547,478

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $47,412
Other external $1,654,553
Total $1,701,965

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Crusaders
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Art Therapy
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communication
Composition
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Economics
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Fine Arts
French
Health Education
Health/Fitness Management
History
Instrumental Music Education
Instrumental Performance
Integrated Language Arts
Integrated Social Studies
International Studies
Intervention Education
Jazz Studies
Keyboard Pedagogy
Law
Literature
Marketing/Management
Mathematics
Music
Music Industry
Music Media
Music Merchandising
Music Technology
Nursing
Organizational Communications
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science/Government
Professional Studies
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radio/Television
Religion
Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Taxation
Theatre Studies
Vocal Music Education
Vocal Performance
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Undergraduate

80%

2,765
students

Female
58%
1,617

Male
42%
1,148

Graduate

20%

700
students

Female
51%
359

Male
49%
341

undergraduateFull-time

90%

2,514
students

Female
58%
1,437

Male
42%
1,077

undergraduatePart-time

10%

251
students

Female
72%
180

Male
28%
71

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented China
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Jennifer Adams
Director
614 236-6170
jadams@capital.edu

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