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Located in Columbus, Ohio, Capital University is a private not-for-profit institution. Capital is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

$30,844 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Capital University?

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Contact details for Capital are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 College And Main, Columbus, OH 43209-2394
Phone: 614-236-6011
Website: www.capital.edu

How Do I Get Into Capital?

You can apply to Capital online at: https://www.capital.edu/admission/apply-now/

Admission Requirements for Capital

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Capital?

74% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
12% Submit SAT Scores
Capital has an acceptance rate of 74%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Average Test Scores

About 12% of students accepted to Capital submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 640. Math scores were between 490 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Capital University  ( 510 to 640 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Capital University  ( 490 to 620 )
200
800
Capital received ACT scores from 75% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Capital University  ( 18 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Capital University  ( 18 to 25 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Capital University  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Capital University?

$30,844 Net Price
81% Take Out Loans
1.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Capital is $30,844. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Capital, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $7,066 a year. That adds up to $28,264 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Capital is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Capital University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,010 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,090 undergraduate students at Capital, with 2,010 being full-time and 80 being part-time.

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There are also 730 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,010 full-time undergraduates at Capital, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Capital University students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 59
Black or African American 200
Hispanic or Latino 103
White 1,459
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 153

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Capital University. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 37 countries are represented at Capital. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Senegal.

Online Learning at Capital University

99 Took All Classes Online
1,346 Took At Least One Class Online
570.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,346 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Capital has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Capital

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Capital University was 570.4%. This is the #71 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Capital regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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