Review Capella Accreditations

Why does accreditation matter?

Accreditation ensures that your degree is recognized by employers, professional associations and other accredited institutions of higher education. Regional accreditation is especially critical for people who want to transfer credits from another accredited college or university. To understand which of your credits may transfer to Capella, please contact us.

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552), www.capella.edu.

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.