Capital University

Columbus, OH

Capital University

Columbus, OH

Tuition & Fees

$38,298

$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%
700-800
0
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
29%
300-399
8%
30-36
11%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
42%
18-23
40%
12-17
14%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
52%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

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 (nonprofit)

2,504

undergraduate students

722

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 1099
ACT 3242

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,226
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Columbus, OH

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.

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
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 6% of male students
 
6 sororities 10% of female students
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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

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%
700-800
0
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
29%
300-399
8%
30-36
11%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
42%
18-23
40%
12-17
14%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
52%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
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 3,457
Declined + 1,337
Total Received 4,794

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Garien Hudson
Director of Admission
P: 866 544-6175
F: 614 236-6926
admission@capital.edu

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,202.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,978
Room & board $11,602
Additional fees $320
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $51,500
Average Financial Aid - $30,202
Total with Avg. Aid $21,298
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

John Brown
Director of Financial Aid
jbrown18@capital.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Steve Bruning (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Dixie Jeffers (women's)
Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference
Mascot
Crusaders
School colors
purple and white

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 Relations
Radio/Television
Religion
Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Taxation
Theatre Studies
Vocal Music Education
Vocal Performance
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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

3,226

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

2,504
students

Female
63%
1,567

Male
37%
937

22%

722
students

Female
57%
413

Male
43%
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 Break-down

2%
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
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

32%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 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

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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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

International Student Contact

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

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