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Tuition & Financial Aid

Definition of Credit Standing for Student Loan Eligibility

Capella University is authorized by The Higher Learning Commission, Member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools as a degree completion institution. This means that students must have completed prior undergraduate work before being accepted into Capella University's undergraduate programs. Capella University recognizes and performs "Course and Credit Evaluations" to determine how many undergraduate credits will transfer into Capella University. Capella University's Financial Aid Office uses the following standards when determining grade level eligibility for student loans based on prior credits. Learners who transfer in:

Grade Level Prior Credits
Grade Level 1 0–45 credits
Grade Level 2 46–90 credits
Grade Level 3 91–135 credits
Grade Level 4 136–180 credits