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Capella University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Capella University, the fee for the application is $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Capella University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Capella University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Capella University?

Capella University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Capella University

Getting into Capella University is slightly difficult. Capella University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

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Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Capella University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

What's Most Important to Get In to Capella University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Capella University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Capella University must submit the following items. Double check with Capella University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Capella University?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Capella University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Capella University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Capella University

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Capella University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

Capella University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Capella University?

Students who are admitted to Capella University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Capella University accept transfer credits?

Capella University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Capella University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Capella University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Capella University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Capella University?

Capella University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Capella University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Capella University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Capella University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Capella University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Capella University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

36,375

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,540

Out-of-State

$14,540

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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