Graduate Programs Overview

Capella University is a Private (for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $14,767 in average for all students.

It offers two hundreds nine graduate programs: 102 Master's, 61 Doctorate, 31 Post-Bachelor's, 15 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 5,166 students have been conferred Master's degree and 782 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCapella University
TypePrivate (for-profit), 4 or more years
Address225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, MN
Graduate School Students27,356 students
27,356 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$14,767
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 209 Graduate Programs
102 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 46 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Capella University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $14,767 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $547.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$14,767
Cost per Credit$547
Books & Supplies$429
Room & Board$5,463 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,002 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$21,661
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$15,003$14,842$14,987$15,233$14,767

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Capella University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 209 major areas - 76 Master's (76 online programs), 60 Doctorate (60 online programs), 31 Post-Bachelor'(31 online programs), 14 Post-Master'(14 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total5,166782937242
Men1,04621218763
Women4,120570750179
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Work and Family Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Work and Family Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 37,859 students enrolled in Capella University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 27,356 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 5,046 male and 22,310 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,293 full-time and 22,063 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 27,356 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total27,356
Men Students5,046
Women Students22,310
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total27,356
Full-time Students5,293
Part-time Students22,063
By race/ethnicity 11,120 White, 8,123 Black, and 729 Asian students are attending at Capella University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total27,356
American Indian /
Native American
140
Asian729
Black8,123
Hispanic2,253
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
109
White11,120
Two or more races760
Un-Known3,987
46 students are younger than 22 and 11,814 students are older than 65. The school has 6,233 students aged between 22 and 30 and 9,263 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total27,356
21 & Under46
22-241,367
25-294,866
30-344,768
35-394,495
40 & Over11,814
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Capella University, 27,356 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment27,356
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses27,356
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses27,356
Minnesota Resident958
Other State In U.S.26,269
Outside of U.S.129


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