Capella University

Capella University is a private institution, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that offers more than 1,000 online courses in business, psychology, social work, public health and safety, and a range of other subjects. Most of the university’s students are studying at the graduate or postgraduate level, and many are working professionals who want to obtain more advanced degrees and accelerate their careers.

Capella University Programs Overview

The university grants bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees offers prep courses for professional certifications, such as the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Students at Capella are eligible for many forms of government-sponsored and private financial aid.

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration

Facts About Capella University

  • Capella University’s students hail from the U.S. and 59 other countries.
  • Capella University has around 35,000 students and 1,500 faculty members.
  • The university began in 1993 as The Graduate School of America, and was not officially called Capella University until 1999.