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We’ve curated six courses from our affiliate, Sophia Learning, with no cost, no risk, with all the benefits. These courses are designed to be flexible and be completed on any device. Spend less time memorizing facts and more time learning. All materials are included in the course. Earning your bachelor’s degree has never been easier. Learn with confidence as you work toward your bachelor’s degree.
Jumpstart is available to any Capella applicant who is at least 18 years of age and has a high school diploma or equivalent. For those 18-23 years old with less than 24 quarter credits of prior college-level coursework, Jumpstart provides a pathway that may qualify you for admission into Capella University.
Note: Veterans or active military service members, regardless of age or credits earned, are eligible to apply directly to Capella University. Learn more.
You can begin college-level coursework at Sophia to prepare for online learning as you work towards eligibility for admission in a Capella program.
Step one: Register for, and successfully complete, two no-cost general education courses with Sophia.
Step two: Apply to the Capella bachelor’s GuidedPath program that’s right for you.
If Capella extends an admissions offer, your Sophia courses will automatically transfer to Capella where they will receive credit. Additional admissions requirements must be met for the BSN program.
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Financial aid guidance – Beyond these no-cost courses taken from Sophia as part of the Capella Jumpstart program, we’re committed to helping you find ways to pay for your education every step of the way. See our Financing Guide for more details.
We’ll be here every step of your journey: from taking your first courses through the Capella Jumpstart program to transferring your credits to the university and working towards earning your bachelor’s degree.
Connect with your dedicated Capella enrollment counselor and discuss your educational and career goals to find the best program fit. Once you’re admitted, our Career Center offers many additional resources to help you throughout your program.
We’ve curated these course selections to help you hone your college readiness skills. Choose and successfully complete any two courses and apply them toward a Capella degree program. Your options include: