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Tuition & Fees

Courses $925 per credit with a $5,000 quarterly tuition maximum
Pricing will be per credit until you reach $5,000. By maximizing your courseload each quarter, you can save time and money.

Comprehensive Exam $2,775 per quarter 
3 credits minimum.

Dissertation $2,775 per quarter 
12 credits minimum.

Dissertation Research Seminar $2,775 per seminar
3 Dissertation Research Seminars required; travel, lodging, meals and other expenses not included.

After receiving their Capella degree, 75% of alumni say they advanced in their careers.

Alumni Survey Outcomes, 2014

This tuition estimate is effective July 11, 2016, and is subject to change.

Capella is committed to a transparent pricing policy. In addition to your tuition, you may be responsible for additional costs, such as textbooks and an application fee. Find out more about the best financing and payment options to help you complete your program.

Federal aid is available to help manage the costs of higher education. Learn more and get help organizing your financial aid tasks with Capella’s financial aid planning checklist.

Transfer Credits

Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits. Many students save money by transferring previous academic coursework into their Capella program. Coursework completed at an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution will be considered, regardless of how long ago they were earned. With your permission, we will request your transcripts on your behalf and pay any associated fees.

Transfer up to 12 quarter credits.

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Capella provides support to keep students and alumni on track, academically and financially. We offer in-depth financial aid counseling as well as online resources such as webinars, financial calculators, and more. Your enrollment counselor has extensive training in education financing and is ready to answer your questions.

To learn more, call 866.511.0324, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.