Your Journey Begins Here
Take your first steps with the most knowledgeable of guides:your Capella enrollment counselor. As a specialist in your area of study—and an expert in admissions—your enrollment counselor can save valuable time by providing clear answers, detailing next steps, and requesting transcripts on your behalf.
Email or call your enrollment counselor at 1.866.679.9682 to get started.
1. Before You Apply
See how Capella's unique approach to online learning is ideal for busy professionals like you and find out if it is right for your career goals.
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Explore Online Learning
Experience our unique learning environment with a free one-week mini course. In this non-graded course, you can sample the types of readings, discussions, and assignments that are part of every Capella course.
Explore Your Readiness
Take a closer look at your time management skills and self-awareness of your work, life, and school balance.
Are you ready to succeed at Capella?
2. The Application Process
Easily complete your online application with the help of an admissions expert: your enrollment counselor.
STEP 1: Apply Online
STEP 2: Complete Additional Admission Requirements
Your admission requirements may include program-specific and international student student page components. View your program for detailed information. Email or call your enrollment counselor at 1.866.679.9682 to walk through each necessary step.
STEP 3: Create a Financial Plan
Your enrollment counselor can help with financial planning, find ways to save time and money on your program, and walk you through your financial aid application—including the FAFSA — which can be completed after you have submitted your application for admission.
3. After You Apply
Typically, you will hear a decision about your application in less than 2 weeks. Once you are accepted, set yourself up for success by organizing your study space, attending orientation, and exploring Capella in greater depth.
Create Your Work Space
Make the most of your study time. Consider where you will complete your coursework and set a study schedule. Before class starts, dedicate a space that is quiet, private, and free from distraction.
In our online orientation, you will learn how to use the courseroom, develop time management strategies, improve your communication skills, and connect with other students in your program.
Your online campus—called iGuide—provides everything you need to manage your coursework, connect with instructors and other students, and access academic and administrative support.