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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,975
Declined 1,042
Total Received 4,017
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Private

2,800

undergraduate students

935

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,735
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,975
Declined 1,042
Total Received 4,017

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,438

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,978
Room $5,766
Board $5,950
Additional fees $320
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $51,614
Average Financial Aid - $26,438
Total with Avg. Aid $25,176

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 289-6289
F: 614 236-6926
finaid@capital.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, swimming

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, swimming

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
French Language and Literature.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Keyboard Instruments.
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.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Taxation.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Voice and Opera.
Youth Ministry.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,735

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,800
students

Female
62%
1,733

Male
38%
1,067

25%

935
students

Female
56%
519

Male
44%
416

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

2,571
students

Female
61%
1,576

Male
39%
995

8%

229
students

Female
69%
157

Male
31%
72

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented Albania
Canada
China
Senegal
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors

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