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Capella University

Minneapolis, MN 2-Year Grad Private

Capella University Admissions

Capella University is not difficult to get into.

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

Capella University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Capella University's admissions stats.

Capella University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Capella University Application Deadlines

Check with Capella University directly for more info on application deadlines.

Applying Early to Capella University?

Capella University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Capella University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Capella University?

It is not difficult to get into Capella University. Capella University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Capella University **accepted .

Schools that are not 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.

Transferring to Capella University

For more information on transferring to Capella University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Capella University

Capella University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Capella University Look For in an Applicant?

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 they consider most important in the admissions process. 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong. Curious about the factors that are considered by Capella University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Capella University for more information on admission factors.

Capella University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Capella University, all applicants 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
Other Requirements Government-issued photo ID
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Capella University?

Capella University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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.

More Information on 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

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

✅ Capella University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Capella University?

✅ Capella University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Capella University?

🟨 Capella University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Capella University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective



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

Capella University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Capella University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Application Deadline

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