73%

Acceptance Rate

$24,855

Avg.Financial Aid

003023

FAFSA Code

About Capital University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,213

Website

www.capital.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Evangelical Lutheran Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Capital University, which is located in Columbus, OH is a private, Evangelical Lutheran Church university. Capital University occupies a total area of about 53 acres. Capital University was founded in the year 1830. Purple, gray and white are the official colors of the Capital University. The total enrolment stands at 3,367 (fall 2018) students at Capital University. Around 2,504 and 722 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 159 full-time, 245 part-time faculty. Around 92% of the students are 24 and under at Capital University. At CU around 76% are white, 9% are Black or African American, and 6% belong to two or more races. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 63% of the students are females and 37% are males. In its 190 years of existence, CU has produced several known personalities like Ron Amstutz, Deborah Pryce, Jim Jordan, and Jennifer Brunner. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 206 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AALS (Association of American Law Schools), ABA (American Bar Association), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), and ACS American Chemical Society. Capital University has around $106 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

1 College and Main

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6142366011
Fax: 6142366926
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Capital University at the 584th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st May

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

73%

SAT Range

1000 - 1210

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at CU. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1030-1210, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Capital University, must score 23 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 20 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1 College and Main, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2394. To gather more information, they can call them at (614) 236-6011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,206

Average Annual Cost

$35,146

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$320

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,842

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,426

Total One Year Cost

$50,334

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to CU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $53,548. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($36,872), books and supplies ($1,600), room and boarding ($11,264), and budget for other expenses ($3,764). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

111 Graduates

Psychology, General

46 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Music

40 Graduates

Social Work

37 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

36 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

31 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

27 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

Marketing

20 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

20 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

19 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Criminology

16 Graduates

Political Science and Government

16 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

15 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

14 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

13 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

11 Graduates

Computer Science

11 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

6 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

5 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Public Administration

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,494

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

74% White

3% Unknown

10% Black

4% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

93%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,246 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

59%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,084/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,500/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,500/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Crusaders

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Ohio Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

275

Total Female Athletes

157

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At CU, $11,264 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at CU costs around $5,500 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 37% male and 63% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,855

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,122

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,824

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,561

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,972

$30K - $48K

$27,256

$48K - $75K

$27,574

$75K - $110K

$25,171

> $110K

$21,902

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$55,289,535

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,691,672

The financial aid department of Capital University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,150, whereas the financial aid is $24,404. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,604, while the institutional aid is $24,404. At CU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $55,289,535 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $2,691,672.

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