In compliance with the Campus Security Act of 1990, a campus crime report has been submitted to the Department of Education.
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Learn more about our accreditation.
Board of Directors
The board of directors provides oversight and guidance regarding Capella University's policies and programs.
Capella learners reside in all 50 states. Capella University is licensed, registered, authorized, or certified in the following states:
100 N. Union St.
P. O. Box 302000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
P. O. Box 302130
Montgomery, AL 36130-2130
1535 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology degree program, Master of Science in School Counseling degree program, the Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Leadership in Educational Administration specialization, the Master of Science in Education, Leadership in Educational Administration specialization, and the Master of Science in Psychology, School Psychology specialization are approved by the Arizona Department of Education.
1400 W. Washington St., Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007
423 Main Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board certification does not constitute an endorsement of any institution or program. Such certification merely indicates that certain minimum standards have been met under the rules and regulations implementing institutional certification as defined in Arkansas Code §6-61-301. The Doctor of Philosophy in Organization and Management does not meet requirements for teacher or administrator licensure in Arkansas.
325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399
2082 E. Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
603 E. 12th St. FL 5th
Des Moines, IA 50319
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601-8204
The School of Education specializations for K–12 teachers may not be recognized by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.
P. O. Box 3677
Baron Rouge, LA 70821-9318
Capella University is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditation, guarantee the transferability of credit, nor signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.
6 N. Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Capella University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
1820 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 111
Las Vegas, NV 89104
University of North Carolina
Office of the President
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515
Capella University tuition guaranty bond is on file with the Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina and may be viewed by contacting the Regulatory Department at Capella University.
Capella University is authorized to conduct postsecondary activity in North Carolina for specific programs based on approval from the Board of Governors under North Carolina general statute § 116-15.
Prior to enrollment, North Carolina learners are advised to contact their local school administrative offices and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for specific advanced licensure and payment requirements in their program areas. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is located at http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/
Master's learners in North Carolina are encouraged to use the online database NC Live, located at http://www.nclive.org
30 E. Broad St., 36th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
The following degree programs are authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents: Bachelor of Science in Business, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Master of Science in Information Technology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Education, and the Master of Science in Psychology specializations in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and General Psychology.
35 E. Gay St., Suite 403
Columbus, OH 43215-3138
Capella University is registered with the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, and the graduate certificate programs have program authorization under the provisions of Chapter 3332 of the Ohio Revised Code and the standards, rules and regulations of the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Registration No. 04-03-1709T.
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Capella University has been granted a Certificate of Authority for marketing and recruitment purposes only in Pennsylvania.
1122 Lady St., Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality. Licensure is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243-0830
Capella University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed graduation information on the programs offered by Capella University, please visit www.tn.gov/thec/ and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.
Capella University is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.
P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
Capella University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Capella University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
201 W. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
PO Box 8696
Madison, WI 53708-8696
Hathaway Building, Second Floor
2300 Capitol Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
The United States Department of Education recently passed new regulations requiring all institutions that receive Title IV federal financial aid to provide contact information in each state and U.S. territory where students may file a complaint.
Capella University learners who have complaints that have not otherwise been resolved through contact with Academic Advising, Enrollment Services, Financial aid, University Operations Support, or Technical Support may submit their request to LearnerSupport@capella.edu. Capella also has a Learner Grievance Policy PDF that provides a structured process for resolving problems, complaints, or grievances relating to the execution of institutional policies or procedures.
Should a complaint not be resolved through the means mentioned above, below are links to Capella's regional accreditor and the other states and U.S. territories where complaints may be filed. A complaint should be filed in the student's state of residence. Please note: Capella University does not maintain the state and territory websites, and information may change without Capella's knowledge.
The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
800.621.7440 or 312.263.0456
Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
American Samoa Department of Education
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education
Colorado Department of Higher Education
Connecticut Office of Higher Education
Delaware Higher Education Office
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Education Licensure Commission
Florida Department of Education
Commission on Independent Education
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
Guam Department of Education
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Office of Consumer Protection
Idaho State Board of Education
Illinois Board of Higher Education
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Iowa Student Aid Commission
Kansas Board of Regents
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Section
Maine Department of Education
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
Missouri Department of Higher Education
Montana University System
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
Nebraska Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
New Hampshire Division of Higher Education
Higher Education Commission
New Mexico Higher Education Department
New York State Education Department
Office of College and University Evaluation
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors
North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 10007
Saipan, MP 96950-8907
Ohio Board of Regents
Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Office of Degree Authorization
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
South Dakota Office of Attorney General
Division of Consumer Protection
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Division of Postsecondary School Authorization
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education
Utah Division of Consumer Protection
Vermont State Board of Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Washington Student Achievement Council
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
Wyoming Department of Education
Neither the Capella University catalog, nor any of the information and requirements contained therein constitute a contract or create any contractual commitments between Capella University and any student, any prospective student, or any third party. The information and program requirements contained in this Capella University catalog are regularly updated and are subject to change without notice. All updates to the catalog will be posted on Capella's Web site.
Federal regulations require Capella to provide all current and prospective learners and employees an Annual Crime Report PDF which contains crime statistics for the previous three calendar years as well as various policies, procedures, and program disclosures related to safety and security. A printed copy of this report is available upon request by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.