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CAPITAL UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS, OHIO

Columbus, OhioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1830Established Year
  3384Enrollment

Capital University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Capital university is a private university located in Bexley in the capital city of Columbus, Ohio which was established in 1830. The institute has an urban campus setting spread across nearly 50 acres where it enrolls a total of 3,500 students. The university provides more than 60 major and around 50 minor courses for its aspirants and is one of the renowned organizations in the US Education System

It operates on a semester system as its academic calendar and has a student – teacher ratio of approximately 11:1 which suggests that 67 % of classes held at the institute have a student strength of less than 20 in a class. Having accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to impart quality and innovative education only makes it a favored choice to study in the USA.

Admissions at Capital University are offered in the seasonal intakes of fall and spring and observe an acceptance rate of nearly 73%. This makes the organization a lightly selective institute and makes it more applicable for all the students with a decent profile and good average grade.

Rankings

  • It is ranked at #28 in the list of Regional University Midwest by US news 2020.
  • The university is honored at 18th for Best Undergraduate Teaching.
  • It has been ranked at #22 in the list of Best Value Schools.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate, Co-Ed
Campus settingUrban
Year Of Establishment1830
Academic CalendarSemester based
Total Number of Enrolled Students3,213
Total Number of Enrolled Undergraduate Students2,494
Full Time Faculty168
Student- teacher ratio11:1
Acceptance Rate (Fall 2018)[3]73 %
Overall Graduation Rate (Fall 2012)58 %
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT
Websitecapital.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

Capital University Campus

Capital University has 3 campuses located in Columbus, United States of America, namely, Main campus, Law school and MBA program school. The Main campus is located in Bexley while the Law School is situated in Downtown Columbus.

With more than 70 student organizations to choose from that consist of various arts, media & cultural organizations, honors societies, religious and service organizations, er al., the institute ensures it offers something for every individual.

It is a residential campus where most of its assistants opt to stay in one of the seven residencies. The Institute also highly focuses on the spirit of athletics and offers a diverse range of sports like basketball, football, golf, soccer, tennis, among others, to choose from.

Housing and Residential Facilities

The university offers on- campus housing to international students.

  • There are 10 residence halls all of which are co- educational.
  • Saylor-Ackermann Hall can house up to 250 upper class students.
  • First year and upper class students stay in Lohman Complex.
  • Cotterman Hall can house 136 upper class students.
  • College Avenue Hall offers suite style rooms to 94 students.
  • Capitol Commons Apartment has 2 bedrooms or 3 bedrooms for junior and senior students.
  • Capital University Apartments is located a little off- campus and houses junior and senior students.
  • Schaaf Hall can house up to 358 first year students.
  • Sheridan and College Avenue Houses and Apartments house 4- 5 residents.
  • Trinity Suites has suites for around 50 students.
  • Trinity Apartments and Townhouses have 1- 3 bedrooms and houses around 151 students.
  • All residence halls are fully- furnished and equipped with wireless internet facilities.

Courses

The university offers a plethora of undergraduate and graduate courses for international students. It provides more than 60 major and 50 minor undergraduate degrees. It also offers an English as a Second Language Program for its aspirants.

The available courses are taught across its various academic buildings some of which are Battelle Hall, Troutman Hall, Conservatory of Music and Renner Hall., to name a few. The university also provides a well-established music program in majors like Music Education, Music Technology, Music Industry, etc.

Some of the popular majors provided at the unique story are:

  • Economics
  • Nursing 
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Chemistry and many others. 

Capital University Admission Process

How to Apply?

Application Portal: In order to apply for admission, students can fill up the Common Application or the university application.

Pre-Requisites

  • Official transcripts of previously attended educational institutions.
  • International applicants have to submit their English Proficiency test scores.
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Photocopy of biographical page of passport
  • Transfer Eligibility Form

What after applying?

  • After enrolling at the university, international students will have to apply for a student visa to the USA.
  • Students will also have to apply for on- campus housing and financial aid.

Application Deadlines

The deadlines for undergraduate international students is given below:

SemesterDeadline
FallApril 15
SpringOctober 15

Capital University Cost of Accommodation

The students who wish to take admissions at the Capital University must ensure to have a basic idea of the living expenses including food, accommodation, laundry, travel, among others before enrolling at the institute. An estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as mentioned below.

Tuition Fee

Undergraduate Courses

Type of FeeFee (2019- 20, in USD)
Full time tuition fee36,552 per year
Part time tuition fee1,218 per credit hour
Health and Wellness fee110 per year

Graduate Courses

Type of FeeFee (2019- 20, in USD)
Graduate tuition fee494- 950 per credit hour
Law school tuition fee412- 1300 per credit hour
Health and Wellness fee110 per year
Technology Fee110 per year

Cost of living

Other expenses apart from tuition fee have been compiled below. Note that the expenses are not university specific and instead are general in nature.

Type of ExpenditureCost (In USD, per year)
Books & Supplies990
Room4,356 to 6,278
Meals4,000
Board4,036
Transportation2,000
Other Living Expenses2,80 to 3,3862

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Capital University offers a number of studentships and awards for its aspirants. Some of the scholarships for international students to study in the USA are as mentioned below.

International Scholarship 

  • Amount: Level 1: USD 18,000
  • Level 2: USD 20,000
  • Level 3: USD 24,000
  • It is awarded on the basis of standardized test scores and academic performance.
  • A GPA of 2.0 or more is required.
  • It is awarded for 8 semesters (4 years).

Music Award

It is awarded to full- time students taking Bachelor of Arts in music majors or Bachelor of Music.

  • A GPA of 2.0 or more is required.
  • Amount: USD 500
  • It is awarded for 8 semesters (4 years).

Music Composition Scholarship

Amount: Up to USD 3500

It is awarded to students taking up Conservatory of Music composition majors full time courses. It is awarded after considering portfolio and evaluation. A GPA of 2.0 or more is required to receive this award which is available till 8 semesters (4 years).

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Capital University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3974
FAFSA Code003023
Application Cost$25
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$36,552 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-100- -
IELTS-7.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score116010751245 15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing588540635-
Mathematics573535610-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252227 94%
English242127-
Mathematics232026-

Capital University Acceptance Rate

68.7%

Acceptance Rate

4208

Total Applicants

3974

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

40.7%

Male

59.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program68.6%
Total Applicants4545
Total Enrolled3120
Graduate
Graduate Programs68.6%
Total Applicants1244
Total Enrolled854

Capital University Enrollment

Enrollment
Capital University Enrollment3974
Undergraduate Enrollment3120
Graduate Enrollment854
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate52.4%

Attendance Cost

$36,552

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$36,552 / Year
Post Graduate Program$18,720 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,550 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,178 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,346 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$11,200 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,986 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,992 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$5,086 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Law ProgramsAmerican Bar Association
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
60532149390413
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    Book Store

    Capital University Bookstore0.15 Km
    Gramercy Books0.45 Km
    DeVry Columbus Bookstore1.61 Km
    Follett Higher Education Group1.63 Km
    Zawadi Books LLC2.95 Km
    Nubian Knowledge Ltd3.68 Km
    Two Dollar Radio Headquarters4.1 Km
    Thurber Country4.16 Km
    Barnes & Noble at Ohio Dominican University4.28 Km
    The Book Loft of German Village4.91 Km
    BOOK LOFT BOOKSTORE, 631 S.THIRD ST.4.91 Km
    Zariah Ebanks Used book store5.13 Km
    Dominic Book store5.31 Km
    Heroes and Games5.54 Km
    Prologue Bookshop6.23 Km
    Barnes & Noble The Ohio State University Bookstore7.28 Km
    Xenos Christian Fellowship - 4th Street Pavilion7.32 Km
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    Super Market

    Market District Express0.28 Km
    Save A Lot2.28 Km
    5 Brothers2.98 Km
    Walmart Supercenter3.27 Km
    ALDI3.6 Km
    Little's Village IGA3.77 Km
    Family Dollar4.08 Km
    Giant Eagle Supermarket4.46 Km
    Linda's Market4.53 Km
    Madina World Market6.83 Km
    Gateway Mart6.9 Km
    Soussy Market7.38 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Bexley Square0.33 Km
    CORNUCOPIA0.56 Km
    GRAND Nail Salon0.61 Km
    Gearhead Alley1.05 Km
    Bexley Shopping Center1.12 Km
    Bexley Centre2.35 Km
    LilBenz532.36 Km
    Corner Store2.7 Km
    Shoppes at Collingwood3.15 Km
    MeTRO PC kaisi3.69 Km
    Town Country3.94 Km
    Town & Country Shopping Center3.98 Km
    Livingston Plaza4.27 Km
    Bertha Foods llv4.59 Km
    Main Hamilton Center5.19 Km
    Eastland Mall6.16 Km
    Wyandotte Center6.63 Km
    Thurber Village6.89 Km
    Gateway - University District7.21 Km
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    Bus Station

    E Main St & S Drexel Ave0.38 Km
    E Main St & S Drexel Ave0.4 Km
    Alum Creek Dr & Payne Ave0.46 Km
    E Main St & S Parkview Ave0.48 Km
    E Main St & S Cassady Ave0.49 Km
    E Main St & Euclaire Ave0.54 Km
    E Main St & Alum Creek Dr0.64 Km
    E Main St & Holtzman Ave0.67 Km
    Holtzman Ave & E Main St0.99 Km
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    Airport

    Saint Anthony Medical Center Heliport2.66 Km
    Helipad3.46 Km
    Helipad heliport 23.61 Km
    Nationwide Childrens Hospital Heliport3.61 Km
    Helipad heliport 34.55 Km
    Helipad heliport 14.56 Km
    DCSC Heliport4.86 Km
    Ohio Building Authority Heliport5.25 Km
    Signature Flight Support CMH - Port Columbus International Airport5.55 Km
    Ohio Center Heliport5.74 Km
    Joseph Skilken and Company Heliport6.06 Km
    Southwest Airlines6.63 Km
    John Glenn Columbus International Airport6.65 Km
    NetJets (CMH)6.66 Km
    Columbus airport6.83 Km
    Airfield Maintenance Facility7.18 Km
    WBNS CBS 10TV Heliport7.76 Km
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    Restaurant

    Barcelona4.54 Km
    The Thurman Cafe4.8 Km
    Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace4.82 Km
    Plaza Restaurant and Lounge5.09 Km
    Chipotle Mexican Grill5.11 Km
    High Street Grill5.15 Km
    Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus5.49 Km
    Siam Oriental Restaurant5.52 Km
    Subway Restaurants5.65 Km
    Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.85 Km
    Nida's Sushi5.93 Km
    Spaghetti Warehouse6.21 Km
    Northstar Cafe in the Short North6.36 Km
    The Boat House Restaurant6.87 Km
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