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Capella University is a private for-profit institution located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city atmosphere of Minneapolis makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

11,376 Master's Degrees
2,252 Doctor's Degrees

Where Is Capella University?

Location of Capella University

Contact details for Capella University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 225 South 6Th Street, 9Th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389
Phone: 888-227-3552
Website: www.capella.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CapellaUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CapellaU

Capella University Graduate Student Diversity

80% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 27,074 graduate students at Capella University, 20% are male and 80% are female.

Gender Diversity at  Capella University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Capella University graduate students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Capella University Graduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 517
Black or African American 8,137
Hispanic or Latino 1,809
White 9,981
International Students 133
Other Races/Ethnicities 6,497

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Capella University. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Capella University

37,171 Took All Classes Online
37,171 Took At Least One Class Online
1.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 25 bachelor’s degree and 76 master’s degree programs available online at Capella University. In 2017-2018, 37,171 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Capella University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Capella University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Capella University was 1.6%. This is the #116 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Capella University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Capella University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 8%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 67%
Business Administration & Management 10%
Business, Management & Marketing 3%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 12%
Community Organization & Advocacy 84%
Computer Information Systems 1%
Curriculum & Instruction 37%
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 67%
Education 17%
Educational Administration 7%
General Education 61%
General Psychology 1%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13%
Health Professions 23%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 18%
Mental & Social Health Services 14%
Nursing 34%
Other Education 32%
Other Homeland Security 71%
Other Public Administration 38%
Psychology 7%
Social Work 4%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 21%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 23%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Capella University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Systems Networking #1
Computer Systems Analysis #1
Other Social Sciences #1
Other Business, Management & Marketing #1
Multicultural & Diversity Studies #1
Engineering-Related Fields #1
Other Public Administration #2
Gerontology #2
Medical Illustration & Informatics #2
Educational Assessment #2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #3
Social Work #3
Other Homeland Security #3
Engineering Technologies #3
General Business/Commerce #4
Human Development & Family Studies #4
Other Education #4
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #5
Other Psychology #5
Entrepreneurial Studies #6
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #6
Social Sciences #7
Marketing #8
Student Counseling #8
Teaching English or French #8
Homeland Security #9
Management Information Systems #10
Teacher Education Subject Specific #13
Child Development & Psychology #13
General Education #14
Curriculum & Instruction #14
Special Education #14
Human Services #15
Finance & Financial Management #17
General Psychology #17
Mental & Social Health Services #18
Computer Information Systems #21
Public Health #22
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #22
Criminal Justice & Corrections #23
Instructional Media Design #26
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #26
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #27
Nursing #28
Teacher Education Grade Specific #29
Public Administration #33
Psychology #34
Information Technology #37
Human Resource Management #37
Accounting #40
Public Administration & Social Service #40
Computer & Information Sciences #44
Health & Medical Administrative Services #48
Educational Administration #54
Education #66
Health Professions #71
Business Administration & Management #81
Business, Management & Marketing #86

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Capella University Graduate Majors

In 2017-2018, Capella University awarded 13,628 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 53 6
Business Administration & Management 564 84
Child Development & Psychology 113 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 881 98
Community Organization & Advocacy 25 0
Computer Information Systems 1 27
Criminal Justice & Corrections 88 17
Curriculum & Instruction 46 75
Educational Administration 184 56
Entrepreneurial Studies 24 0
Finance & Financial Management 22 4
General Business/Commerce 0 6
General Education 48 16
General Psychology 74 50
Gerontology 16 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 406 53
Homeland Security 26 10
Human Development & Family Studies 106 4
Human Resource Management 219 6
Human Services 68 13
Information Technology 151 30
Instructional Media Design 41 16
Management Information Systems 14 6
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 47 4
Marketing 19 3
Medical Illustration & Informatics 121 0
Mental & Social Health Services 753 2
Nursing 509 126
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 1
Other Education 28 180
Other Homeland Security 6 8
Other Psychology 34 0
Other Public Administration 0 13
Other Social Sciences 101 23
Public Administration 63 10
Public Health 128 44
Social Work 0 24
Special Education 39 0
Student Counseling 198 11
Teacher Education Grade Specific 185 53
Teacher Education Subject Specific 274 47
Teaching English or French 13 0
Total 11,376 2,252

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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