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Reduce your tuition

Student loans can help you finance your education – but they must be repaid. So before you apply for a loan, explore the many options for discounts, tuition assistance and other ways to reduce your tuition. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

Scholarships and grants

Capella scholarships and federal grants are funds that don’t need to be repaid.

Employer benefits

Tuition discounts and scholarships are available for eligible employees of our partner organizations. Search to learn if your employer participates.

Previous education

Transfer credits and Credit for Prior Learning apply credit for previous learning.

Military benefits

Military benefits are available for service members, their spouses, veterans and family members.

Gen ed courses

No-cost general education courses through our affiliate, Sophia Learning, can be applied to a Capella bachelor’s degree.*

Work-study program

Federal Work-Study program provides part-time work to earn money to help pay for education expenses.

FlexPath: Your pace. Your price.

With FlexPath, you can finish the bachelor’s degree you started in 22 months for $20,000 or earn your master’s degree in 15 months and under $18,000.**

Accelerated Master’s Pathway (AMP)

With AMP, available in select programs, you can complete master’s courses during your bachelor’s degree, potentially saving time money on your subsequent Capella master’s degree.

Capella Tuition Cap

Know your costs from the start: the Capella Tuition Cap can help eligible students understand the maximum tuition they’ll pay for a degree in select programs. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply.

*All transfer and Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) credit must be completed prior to starting any program in the FlexPath format. Any professional certification or external courses taken concurrently with FlexPath enrollment cannot be recognized in the Capella degree program.

**Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by your degree program, transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

Find funding options

We’re here to help you find ways to pay for college. Capella’s financial aid advisors are available to guide you, or you can download our step-by-step Financing Guide.