Your browser does not support JavaScript! or JavaScript is currently disabled.

Front Line Heroes Discount

Front Line Heroes Discount

In recognition of all that nurses and educators do for our communities, Capella is proud to offer 30% off the cost of tuition for select nursing and education programs with our Front Line Heroes Discount. 

Eligibility requirements

Student criteria

Must be a new student (or former student reapplying to the university) accepted into and enrolled in one of the eligible programs listed below in the GuidedPath or FlexPath learning format at Capella University and start classes in May, June, July, August, September, October, November, or December, 2020. Certificate programs are not eligible for this offer.

Academic standards

Must adhere to all applicable Capella University policies, including but not limited to, good academic standing (3.01.04 Academic Standing) and good financial aid satisfactory academic progress (3.01.05 FASAP) for the duration of the program.

How to apply

Step 1

Apply to Capella.
Use the application fee waiver code HERO to submit your Capella University admission application. Already applied? Skip this step.

Step 2

Apply for scholarship.
To start your program on May 11, June 8, July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, or Dec. 7, 2020, apply for the Front Line Heroes Discount before courses begin.

Front Line Heroes Discount

Eligible programs

  • DNP*
  • DNP Preparatory
  • Doctor of Education
  • MEd in Teaching & Learning*
  • MS in Education
  • MS in Education Innovation & Technology
  • MS in Higher Education
  • MSN*
  • PhD in Education
  • RN-to-BSN*

*Available in FlexPath format

Front Line Heroes Discount details

  • The Front Line Heroes Discount can be applied only to an eligible doctoral, master's, or bachelor's program in the GuidedPath or FlexPath learning format.
  • The 30% discount will be applied to each student’s Capella account during the third week of the quarter or billing session, pending satisfaction of eligibility requirements, up to the maximum time to completion for the recipient's program (2.01.02 Maximum Time to Degree Completion).
  • GuidedPath recipients who do not remain enrolled through the first two weeks of the quarter will forfeit the award for that quarter. FlexPath recipients who, in their first billing session in the program, do not remain enrolled through the first two weeks of the billing session will forfeit the award for that billing session.
  • Recipients who change to an ineligible program, graduate, discontinue, or withdraw from Capella will have all future disbursements canceled.
  • Under no circumstances will recipients be eligible for cash payment or other compensation for the value of the scholarship or any unused disbursements.
  • Recipients of the Front Line Heroes Discount are not eligible for other Capella grants, scholarships, or discounts, unless otherwise noted in the eligibility requirements of the additional applicable scholarship.
  • The Front Line Heroes Discount is applicable only to tuition. Other costs and fees associated with recipients’ academic programs, including but not limited to resource kit fees, background check fees, and residency costs, are excluded from the discount.
  • The Front Line Heroes Discount may decrease the amount of funding that can be offered from other sources, such as federal financial aid.
  • The Front Line Heroes Discount is intended to address the cost of attendance, including but not limited to, tuition. Books, supplies, and other fees apply to the recipients’ programs, and are not subject to this discount.
  • Capella University and its affiliates’, faculty and staff, their spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children are not eligible for the Front Line Heroes Discount. 

Call an enrollment counselor at 1.866.679.9682 to learn more about the Front Lines Heroes Discount and explore Capella programs.

Please print this page for your records.

Find Funding Options

We’re here to help you find ways to pay for college without taking on overwhelming debt. Capella financing coaches are available to guide you, or you can download our step-by-step financing guide.