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Capella University accreditations

Capella University is an accredited online university

Accreditation confirms the rigor and quality of higher education institutions and the programs they offer. Many of our programs are also accredited by industry-recognized professional accreditors, so you can be confident that a Capella education is relevant, recognized and respected.

Why is university accreditation important?

Accreditation provides evidence to learners and the public that an institution meets standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services and fiscal stability.

Accreditation is a factor weighed by many employers, professional associations and other accredited institutions of higher education.

Accreditation can help facilitate the transfer of credits from one accredited institution to another.

Capella University’s accreditation

Professional accreditations

In addition to institutional accreditation, Capella University credentials include specialized and program-specific accreditations that recognize the quality of our degree programs.

Awards and recognitions

For over 20 years, we’ve made it our goal to provide working professionals with a flexible way to earn a degree. In addition to our accreditations, Capella University has received numerous awards and recognitions.