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Tuition and Fees

How to determine the total cost of your degree

You deserve a clear understanding of what you can expect to pay. Here’s a straightforward approach to program costs at Capella.

Start here, then contact us

These tables provide an overview of tuition and fees. For specific degree costs, see the program pages. For a detailed breakdown of expenses, contact an enrollment counselor by email or by phone at 866.808.8681.

This tuition estimate is effective July 10, 2023, and is subject to change.

Additional Fees

We are committed to a transparent pricing policy. In addition to your tuition and fees, you may be responsible for the following:


Application fee



Undergraduate Credit for Prior Learning

Per Credit


$75 per credit

Graduate Credit for Prior Learning


$125 per credit

Documented Credit for Prior Learning



Resource Kit


$50 - $175 per quarter/12 week billing session

Travel/Lodging for Residencies*

*Costs vary by program



Planning and budgeting

Estimate your program costs and eligibility for financial support with our Net Price Calculator.

Ways to save

There are more ways to save than you might think. Discover discounts, tuition assistance, and free money to reduce your tuition. Here are a few examples:

Federal financial aid

To find out if you’re eligible for federal financial aid, such as grants, work-study programs, and loans, fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).