[year] Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$22,742

Net Price

74%

Admitted

16%

Enrolled

61%

Graduation Rate

10/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Capital University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,820. In 2021, there were 52 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #33 in Ohio and ranks #721 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

52

Total Enrollment

2,820

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Capital University

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#33

Ohio Rank

Combining ranking factors for 61 schools that offer psychology degrees in Ohio, Capital University ranks #33.

#721

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Capital University ranks #721.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Capital University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology22
Mental Health Counseling5
Social Work25
Total Graduates475
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 3,585 students applied to the Capital University. The university admitted 74% and 16% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Ohio universities is 7,886. On average, all Ohio institutions admit 73% and 21% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Capital University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 79%. Compared to all Ohio four or more years colleges, the percentage is 68%.

The overall graduation rate for Capital University is 61%, compared to 50% for all Ohio universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare CU to Ohio Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Capital University to the average of all Ohio four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

CU

3,585

Applicants

74%

Percent Admitted

16%

Percent Enrolled

79%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

61%

Graduation Rate

OH Colleges

7,886

Applicants

73%

Percent Admitted

21%

Percent Enrolled

68%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

50%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 157 or 38% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 255 or 62% part-time faculty members employed at Capital University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 157 or 38%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

CU

10 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

38%

Percent Full-Time

62%

Percent Part-Time

38%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

OH Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

46%

Percent Full-Time

54%

Percent Part-Time

45%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Capital University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $38,928, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,800.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $12,780 and the average cost for graduate fees is $410.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Capital University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Capital University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$12,008
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,523
Total Living Expenses$14,531
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$38,928
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,800
Total Undergraduate Expenses$55,259
In-State, Graduate Tuition$12,780
In-State, Graduate Fees$410
Total Graduate Expenses$13,190
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Capital University is $22,742. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Capital University to all Ohio universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

CU

$55,259

Cost to Attend

$28,229

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$22,742

Net Price

OH Colleges

$33,864

Cost to Attend

$13,303

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,137

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 509 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,138 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $28,229.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,138$28,229
Pell Grants644$4,705
Federal Student Loans1,747$6,877
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Capital University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

CU

2,138

Grant or Scholarship Aid

47%

Grants or Scholarships

644

Number of Pell Grants

14%

Pell Grants

1,747

Federal Student Loans

39%

Federal Student Loans

OH Colleges

3,067

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

1,168

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,802

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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