2,699
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,438
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
68
68%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Capital University is a Comprehensive institution located in Columbus, OH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 College and Main
Columbus, OH  43209
United States
Contact Mr. Garien Hudson
Director of Admission
Email: ghudson@capital.edu
Phone: 614-236-6232
Fax: 614-236-6926

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Organizational Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Public Health/community Nursing Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,208
Applied
2,889
Accepted
2,699
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

2,384
Females Applied
1,734
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,824
Males Applied
1,155
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.57
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.6
Required for some programs One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Audition for Conservatory of Music

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st September 30th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 594 540 635
SAT Math 570 535 610
ACT Composite 24 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,146
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Fees

320
Full-time student fees
10,584
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

28,438
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,669
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,408
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,665
Avg. Loan Aid
20,185
Avg. Grant Aid
23,427
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
30%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,699
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 9.79%
White or Caucasian 74.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 1.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 4.82%
Other 3.42%

Gender

Male (38.87%)
Female (61.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 59%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, MLK Day of Learning and Up 'til Dawn

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Crusade for Christ, student government, University Programming, College Republicans and American Marketing Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

409
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 163
Part-time - 246
Male - 184
Female - 225