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A Straightforward Approach to Program Costs

You deserve a clear understanding of tuition and fees. Below you will find common tuition costs and other fees; prices vary by program. To get a complete and accurate picture of your financial investment, view your specific degree program or contact an enrollment counselor at 866.808.8681 or email us.

Doctoral Degrees
Tuition (per quarter) $2,800 - $5,700
Tuition (per credit) $425 - $925
Residency $1,495
Weekend-in-Residence $300
Year-in-Residence Extended Seminar $2,990 - $3,290
Master's Degrees
Tuition (per credit) $416 - $780
FlexPath Option (each 12-week billing session) $2,400
Residency $1,495
Weekend-in-Residence $275
Week-in-Residence $1,495
Year-in-Residence Extended Seminar $2,990
Bachelor's Degrees
Tuition (per credit)  $336 - $394
FlexPath Option (each 12-week billing session) $2,200 - $2,500
Certificate Programs
Tuition (per quarter) $4,839
Tuition (per credit) $340 - $780
FlexPath Option (each 12-week billing session) $2,400
Weekend-in-Residence $275
Week-in-Residence $1,495
Year-in-Residence Extended Seminar $2,990 

Hidden Costs? No Surprises Here

Capella is committed to a transparent pricing policy—no hidden costs or unexpected fees here. In addition to your tuition and fees, you may be responsible for the following:

Additional Fees

Application Fee $50
International Transcript Evaluation Fee $100
ID Card Replacement $15
Undergraduate Prior Learning Assessment $75 per credit
Graduate Prior Learning Assessment $125 per credit
Documented Credit Prior Learning Assessment $50
Textbook Estimate $196 per quarter
Quarterly Resource Kit $125-$175 varies by program
Travel/Lodging for Residencies Varies

Other Costs to Consider

A few other items may be necessary to fulfill your degree requirements. Most important is a dependable, easily accessible computer. Additionally, you might need to purchase:

  • A reliable, high-speed Internet connection
  • Computer software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Basic office setup (e.g., desk, chair, office supplies)
  • Study resources (e.g., APA manual, dictionary)

Capella students are eligible for discounts on select Microsoft and Adobe software programs.

Contact an enrollment counselor at 866.808.8681 or email us to review your degree program or to find out the exact costs associated with your degree.