Institutional Accrediting Agency:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, for-profit, Higher Education
Total Online Enrollment:
23000 as of 08/01/08
Courses are accessible anytime day or night, from any Internet connection. Students usually need to log in 2-5 times per week to download assignments, read and contribute to class discussions, review faculty feedback, and more.
PC with Windows 98/ME, 1GHz processor; 256 MB RAM; minimum requirement of MS Internet Explorer 6.0, Netscape 6.2; at least 56K modem; e-mail address; word processor; sound card; speakers; video card; monitor display capable of at least 800x600 resolution.
International applicants must have attended an internationally recognized institution. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of English proficiency.
All doctoral programs, clinically-focused master's programs, and some postmaster's programs require learners to attend academic residencies, either colloquia or the year-in-residence, offered in various locations.
Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.