Cost of Attendance Changes

Next table and chart illustrate the changes of total cost of attendance (COA) for Capella University over the past 10 years. The COA has increased 17.61% for that period where last year costs was $21,167. The total cost includes the tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs. The total costs varies by student tuition rates (i.e. in-state or out-of-state) and living facility (i.e. staying on or off campus).
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Cost of Attendance Changes of Capella University
On-campus living costs are not available.

Tuition & Fees Changes

The tuition & fees has increased 28.85% for last 10 years where the 2020 tuition & fees are $14,148. The undergraduate tuition & fees has raised from $10,980 (2010) to $14,540 (2020). The graduate school tuition & fees has raised from $11,880 (year 2010) to $15,233 (year 2020). The 2020 tuition & fees are the same as last year (2019) at Capella University. Next table and chart show the changes of tuition & fees at Capella University over last 10 years.
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YearUndergraduateGraduateChanges By Year
2010-11$10,980$11,880-
2011-12$11,700$11,205 6.56%
2012-13$11,952$12,312 2.15%
2013-14$12,348$13,338 3.31%
2014-15$12,816$13,770 3.79%
2015-16$13,176$14,175 2.81%
2016-17$13,998$15,003 2.73%
2017-18$14,250$14,842 1.86%
2018-19$14,579$14,987 2.61%
2019-20$14,540$15,233 0.00%
Tuition & Fees Changes of Capella University

Books & Supplies Costs Changes

The costs for purchasing books & supplies required/recommended for courses have increased -71.82% from year 2010 to 2020 where current year costs are $432.
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YearBooks & SuppliesChanges by Year
2010-11$1,533-
2011-12$399 -73.97%
2012-13$399 0.00%
2013-14$447 12.03%
2014-15$510 14.09%
2015-16$558 9.41%
2016-17$438 -21.51%
2017-18$438 0.00%
2018-19$432 -1.37%
2019-20$432 0.00%
Books & Supplies Costs Changes of Capella University

Living Costs Changes

The living costs including room, board, and other living expenses have increased 12.60% when living off campus from year 2010 to 2020. Next table shows the changes of living costs at Capella University.
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YearLiving Off CampusChanges by Year
2010-11$912-
2011-12$1,236-
2012-13$921-
2013-14$996-
2014-15$1,119-
2015-16$1,260-
2016-17$1,278-
2017-18$1,296-
2018-19$1,001-
2019-20$929-
Living Costs Changes of Capella University

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