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Undergrad Profile


Ask. Think. Lead.


Why choose Capital?
At Capital we invite you to choose your pathway. Take advantage of a world-class liberal arts and professional education that will prepare you for your first internship in college, your first job out of college, and the innovative new career path you’ll choose 20 years from now. The one that doesn’t even exist yet. It’s all possible here.

Study what you love, love what you study
Know what you want your career to be? We’ll help feed your passion. If you’re not sure yet, that’s okay too. Two-thirds of our students change their focus at least once while at Capital. We have more than 60 majors and over 50 minors. We’ve listed some here, but between the double majors, triple minors, and the undeclared, there are more options than we’ve got room for. Which is a good problem to have.

Welcome to the neighborhood
Our location in the Columbus, Ohio, neighborhood of Bexley provides the perfect backdrop for your college experience. The majority of Capital students live in our residence halls and enjoy shops, restaurants, and even a movie theater within a five-minute walk from campus. But look to your left on Main Street and you’ll see the Columbus skyline peeking through the trees, as the 15th-largest city in the country is just 10 minutes away. It’s an extension of our campus for sports, shopping, music, festivals, dining, and culture, as well as internship and job opportunities.

Life on the Capital University campus is anything but ordinary
And while academics are a significant
part of campus life, we believe time spent outside the classroom is just as valuable. The things students choose to do here will help shape their world not just for these few years, but for their lifetime. And with more than 90 student organizations and activities available, there is a world of possibility awaiting you on (and off) campus.

Get your game on
Sure, we’re respected for academic rigor in the classroom, but we’re no slouch on the field either. We have 20 varsity teams competing in the Ohio Athletic Conference NCAA Division III. Our students also participate in a variety of intramural and club sports such as bubble soccer, flag football, sand volleyball, and more.

 


 

AT A GLANCE

You’re Going to Like It Here. 

Best of both worlds location Bexley (safe college town) and Columbus (vibrant city)—we think it’s what college should be.

More than 60 majors and 50 minors

2,700 undergrads, with 90% of first years living on campus

12:1 student-faculty ratio (your advisor is always ready to talk about long- or short-term plans), with an average class size of 25

20 varsity men’s and women’s

Division III sports

99% of students receive scholarships to attend Capital.  

• Accounting
• Art Therapy
• Art/Studio Art**
• Athletic Training
• Biochemistry
• Biology*
• Business Management
• Chemistry* (including ACS certified)
• Communication
- Communication Studies*
- Electronic Media and Film
- Organizational Communication
- Public Relations
- Theatre Studies

• Computer Science
• Criminology
• Economics
• Economics/Political Science
• Education
- Adolescent to Young Adult
- Early Childhood
- Intervention Specialist
- Middle Childhood
- Multi-Age Education
• Engineering (dual degree)
- Chemistry
- Computer Science
- Math

• English
- Creative Writing*
- Literature*
- Professional Writing/Journalism*
• Environmental Science
• Exercise Science
• Financial Economics
• French
• Health & Fitness Management
• History*
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• International Studies
• Marketing
• Mathematics*
• Music (Bachelor of Arts)
- Music
- Professional Studies (Music Technology Emphasis)

• Music (Bachelor of Music)
- Keyboard Pedagogy
- Music Education**
- Music Industry
- Music Technology
- Performance
 
Composition
  Instrumental
  Jazz Studies
 
Organ
  Piano
  Voice
  Voice (Opera/Music Theatre Emphasis)
• Nursing (Traditional BSN)
• Philosophy
• Political Science*
• Pre-professional
- Dentistry
- Law***
- Medicine
- Occupational Therapy
- Optometry
- Pharmacy
- Physical Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- Podiatry
- Public Health
- Seminary
- Veterinary Medicine

• Psychology
• Religion
- Religion
- Worship Ministries
- Youth Ministry and Christian Education
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Undeclared

* Major also offered with Adolescent to Young Adult (Grades 7-12) education licensure
** Major also offered with Multi-Age Education (K-Grade 12) education licensure
*** In addition to the Pre-law specialization, we also offer the 3+3 Bachelor of Arts/Juris Doctor Program, an accelerated joint-degree program to set you on the fast track to a career in law, offered in conjuction with Capital’s own law school.



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