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Tuition & Fees

A Straightforward Approach to Program Costs

You deserve a clear understanding of tuition and fees. Below you will find common tuition costs and other fees; prices vary by program. To get a complete and accurate picture of your financial investment, view your specific degree program or contact an enrollment counselor at 866.933.5975 or email us.

Doctoral Degrees 
Tuition (per quarter) $2,780 - $5,175
Tuition (per credit) $505 - $768
Colloquia$1,495
Weekend-in-Residence$275
Year-in-Residence Extended Seminar$2,990 - $3,265
Master's Degrees 
Tuition (per credit) $385 - $720
Residency$1,495
Weekend-in-Residence$275
Week-in-Residence$1,495
Year-in-Residence Extended Seminar$2,990 - $3,265
Bachelor's Degrees 
Tuition (per credit) $305 - $360
Certificate Programs 
Tuition (per credit) $305 - $360
Weekend-in-Residence$275
Week-in-Residence$1,495
Year-in-Residence Extended Seminar$2,990 - $3,265
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Hidden Costs? No Surprises Here

Capella is committed to a transparent pricing policy—no hidden costs or unexpected fees here. In addition to your tuition and fees, you may be responsible for the following:

Additional Fees

Application Fee$50
International Transcript Evaluation Fee$100
ID Card Replacement$15
Undergraduate Prior Learning Assessment$75 per credit
Graduate Prior Learning Assessment$125 per credit
Textbook estimate$135 per quarter
Travel/Lodging for ResidenciesVaries
Graduation Fee$350

Other Costs to Consider

A few other items may be necessary to fulfil your degree requirements. Most important is a dependable, easily accessible computer. Additionally, you might need to purchase:

  • A reliable, high-speed Internet connection
  • Computer software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Basic office setup (e.g., desk, chair, office supplies)
  • Study resources (e.g., APA manual, dictionary)

Capella students are eligible for discounts on select Microsoft and Adobe software programs.

Contact an enrollment counselor at 866.933.5975 or email us to review your degree program or to find out the exact costs associated with your degree.

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