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Experience life as a Capella student

Earn your degree online, on-demand, and on your terms. Capella is reshaping higher education to put you in control.

See what life is like as a Capella student

Experience personalized learning that works with your schedule and lifestyle. Study whenever and wherever works best for you.

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Connect with other students

Become part of a community that spans all 50 states and more than 20 countries. You’ll have the option to join student groups, Facebook groups, participate in class discussions, chat online, and even meet up with students locally. Additionally, our peer-mentoring program provides an opportunity for you to connect with alumni to share resources, skills and perspectives.

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All of our programs are available in the GuidedPath Format. Find a program that fits your career goals.

Learning online at Capella

24/7 courseroom access

Unlike at a traditional university, learning online gives you the flexibility to study when you want, where you want, and from any device.

Courseroom guidance

At the start of each course, you’ll receive a syllabus outlining expectations for each assignment to help you achieve success.

Personalized support

Throughout your education, you’ll have access to a variety of support resources including financial aid and career services.

Student profile

Ambitious, focused, and highly motivated—if that sounds like you, you’re in the right place. When you become a student at Capella, you’ll learn alongside other working professionals who share similar aspirations and levels of experience.

46,310 Current students

141,936 Alumni (degree and certificate recipients)*

157,820 Degree and certificates awarded*

1 Average age

1 Female

1 Male

1 Enrolled part-time*

1 Enrolled full-time*

*University fact sheet published May 14, 2024

Gain the skills to succeed in your field

At Capella, it’s about more than just getting good grades. It’s about learning the skills to help you advance your career. It’s why our academic team is focused on crafting a curriculum that teaches you skills that help support your success. They follow trends and shifts in your industry to design our coursework—so you get an education designed to help you thrive.

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Our accreditations

Your degree should be relevant, recognized and respected. As an accredited online university, we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, student services and fiscal stability.

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Choose your program

All of our programs are available in the GuidedPath Format. Find a program that fits your career goals.

89% of alumni are satisfied with their Capella education.

Alumni Outcomes Survey, 2022–2023

Real students. Real success stories

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Take the next step

Still have questions? We’re here for you. Connect with our financial aid advisors and enrollment counselors, who can help you find ways to pay for college, start the application process and more.