We Are Professionally-Aligned
More than 500 organizations invest in their employees who attend Capella University. By working with employers, Capella programs are aligned with industry standards and key professional organizations to consistently deliver real-world application, deepen your knowledge and enrich your study.
FlexPath: The Most Direct Path to a Degree
For select programs Capella also offers a self-paced learning option called FlexPath. FlexPath allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace. You can move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates. For many students FlexPath offers a more personalized learning approach with greater freedom, more control and the potential to save time and money.
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Capella: An Accredited University
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.
Capella Helps Professionals Reach Their Potential
Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
More than 90% of Capella faculty in the School of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep experience in the areas they teach and bring that real-world expertise to the classroom. Our business and technology faculty hold positions in a wide variety of businesses including corporate, small business, government, non-profit, consulting and higher education.
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Take Control and Save with Self-Paced Learning
FlexPath is a more accessible, flexible, and efficient way to earn your degree – allowing you to complete multiple courses at your own pace while paying one flat tuition rate per quarter.
Start Now, Save $8,000
To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by September 8, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.
15% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.
Save More than $7,700 with Our Combined Option
Capella's combined BS/MBA option allows eligible students in business bachelor's programs to begin earning master's-level credits after compelting at least 100 undergraduate credits — saving you time and money.
Credit for Real-World Experience
You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.
Sophia Low-Cost Undergraduate Courses
You can save time and money by choosing to take your general education required courses at our learning partner, Sophia Pathways, rather than at Capella. For example, fulfilling just two of your general education requirements would typically take 3 months and cost about $3,000. You could complete these same requirements at Sophia in under 60 days — for around $650.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime
At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading, and participation requirements.