Capital University

Columbus, OH

Capital University

Columbus, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$38,298

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
31%
500-599
46%
400-499
17%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
55%
400-499
12%
300-399
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
52%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,457
Declined 1,337
Total Received 4,794
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Private

2,439

undergraduate students

787

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,226
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational

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48-acre, suburban campus in Columbus (population: 879,170), four miles from city center. Served by air and bus. School operates transportation to law school campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Columbus
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Port Columbus International

Capital University
1 College and Main
Columbus
43209-2394

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • student government
  • University Programming
  • College Republicans
  • American Marketing Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • MLK Day of Learning
  • Up 'til Dawn
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
31%
500-599
46%
400-499
17%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
55%
400-499
12%
300-399
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
52%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,457
Declined 1,337
Total Received 4,794

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Fencing

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Fencing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
French Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Organizational Communication, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

3,226

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

2,439
students

Female
64%
1,567

Male
38%
937

24%

787
students

Female
52%
413

Male
39%
309

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,400
students

Female
63%
1,496

Male
37%
904

5%

104
students

Female
69%
71

Male
31%
33

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

67

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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