Capella: An Accredited University
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.
ABET, the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in technology, has accredited our BS in IT program. ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our alumni for entry or advancement in the IT industry.
Capella has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) for the academic years 2012–2017.
Capella Helps Professionals Reach Their Potential
Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
Most of Capella's faculty in the school of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep teaching experience and bring real-world expertise to the course room, with many holding current positions in small businesses, government, non-profit, consulting, and higher education. Many of our faculty are industry leaders at organizations such as IBM, Microsoft and Vulcan Systems. In addition, numerous IT faculty members have published journal articles and books.
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To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by January 6, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.
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You can save up to $13,725 as you fulfill your general education requirements. To be eligible for the Bachelor's Advance Grant, you must enroll by January 6, 2014 and meet all other eligibility requirements.
Credit for Real-World Experience
You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.
15% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.
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Save up to $10,000 with Sophia
With Sophia Pathways for College Credit, save up to $10,000 and complete your degree sooner by taking Capella and Sophia courses at the same time.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime
At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading and participation requirements.