International Student Admissions
Speak with one of our enrollment counselors who'll take you step-by-step through the admissions and enrollment processes.
- US: 1.888.227.2736
- CANADA: 1.866.734.5934
- ALL OTHER: 1.612.339.8650
- Email Us
At Capella, you'll be part of a multi-national community that values the unique insights and perspectives that each of our students and faculty members brings to the learning experience.
Capella's courses are offered online, so you can pursue your U.S.-based degree anywhere you have Internet access. Our online degree programs offer flexibility, rigorous academics, and a rich learning experience. And our excellent support services—including academic advising, career counseling, and tutoring—are available wherever you are.
Capella University's students are spread throughout the U.S. & the world—in all 50 states and 59 countries.
Who is an International Student?
If you live outside the U.S., or are not a U.S. citizen, you may be an international student. For admissions purposes, international students include anyone who has completed their most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the U.S.
Because Capella is an online university, we cannot provide the documentation required for student visa requests. Some of our programs require students to participate in clinical practica or internships in the U.S. If you enroll in one of these programs, getting a student visa in order to participate will be your responsibility.
International students must have attended an internationally-recognized institution, be fluent in English, and have transcripts evaluated and reviewed for eligibility. Learn more
Accreditation is an important credential to look for when choosing a university. Capella is an accredited university based in Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Professional licensure is a goal of many Capella students. Licensure requirements vary from place to place. It is each student's responsibility to understand the requirements for their country or region to ensure that their selected program meets those requirements. Learn more
Tuition, financial aid, and payment
Investing in your education is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. Capella's enrollment counselors can help you understand the cost of your Capella degree and discuss your financing options with you.
See the current cost for each of our programs.
Federal financial aid is available to U.S. citizens and eligible non-U.S. citizens. There are other financial options that may be available to you, including employer reimbursements and scholarships.
For Canadian students
Capella University strives to provide high quality customer service for our Canadian learners. Please be advised that learners are responsible for determining their eligibility for Canadian Loans and Tax Credits. Capella courses may not meet certain requirements for Canadian loans and tax credits, including but not limited to the minimum week and continuous enrollment requirements.
The Canada Revenue Agency has an extensive library of relevant documents and information pertaining to Canadian loans, scholarships, grants, and tax credits. You can also obtain educational information by subject from Canada's Library and Archives, the Ontario Student Assistance Program or scholarships for international study at http://www.InternationalScholarships.com.
Capella accepts several convenient options for paying your tuition, including:
- Electronic check
- Wire transfer