Capital University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,900
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,439
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.77%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
72.2%
4,370 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,617
90.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.1%
372 Graduates

About

Capital University is a higher education institution located in Franklin County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Capital University were Law (136 degrees awarded) and Other Theology & Religious Vocations (1 degrees).

In 2022, 783 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Capital University. 65.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (594 degrees), 8.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Capital University is $39,900, which is $15,904 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Capital University is $39,900, which is $15,904 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,439.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Capital University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$39,900
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Capital University was $39,900. The cost of tuition at Capital University is $15,904 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$24,439
2022 Value
7.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Capital University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,439. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Capital University grew by 7.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,830
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Capital University was of $11,830 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.53% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Capital University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.13% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.77%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Capital University was 1.77%, which represents 18 out of the 1019 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Capital University received 4,370 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 21.9% annual growth. Out of those 4,370 applicants, 3,153 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,617 students enrolled at Capital University in 2022. 16% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Capital University has an overall enrollment yield of 16.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,153
Accepted Out of 4,370

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Capital University was 72.2% (3,153 admissions from 4,370 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 21.9%, while admissions grew by 18.6%..

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SAT Scores

16%
Submission Percentage (2022)
81
Scores Submitted (2022)

16% of enrolled first-time students at Capital University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Capital University had a total enrollment of 2,617 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Capital University is 2,360 students and the part-time enrollment is 257. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at Capital University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Capital University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.3% White, 10.8% Black or African American, 6.08% Two or More Races, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% Asian, and 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Capital University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (29%) and Black or African American Female (7.07%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.9%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Black or African American Female (5.02%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Capital University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,617 students. The full-time enrollment at Capital University is 2,360 and the part-time enrollment is 257. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at Capital University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Capital University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Capital University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,891 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    282 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    159 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Capital University is 72.3% White, 10.8% Black or African American, 6.08% Two or More Races, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% Asian, and 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 33 students (1.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 239 more women than men received degrees from Capital University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Capital University is white (594 degrees awarded). There were 8.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Capital University is Law (136 degrees awarded), followed by Other Theology & Religious Vocations (1 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Capital University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (150 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), and English (20 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Capital University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,638,436 people), Secondary school teachers (510,715 people), Education administrators (288,920 people), Special education teachers (192,620 people), and Postsecondary teachers (185,479 people).

The most specialized majors at Capital University in 2022 are Legal (150 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), English (20 degrees), Education (95 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Capital University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Capital University are Legal (150 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), English (20 degrees), Education (95 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Capital University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,937,808 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (384,660 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (193,385 people), Individual & family services (157,305 people), and Legal services (124,799 people).

The most specialized majors at Capital University are Legal (150 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), English (20 degrees), Education (95 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Capital University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 81 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Capital University was Registered Nursing with 81 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

272
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
511
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 272 degrees were awarded to men at Capital University, which is 0.532 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (511).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Capital University in Law, which is 1 times approximately the same the 68 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Capital University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% of students graduating from Capital University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Capital University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.76% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    594 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Capital University is white (594 degrees awarded). There were 8.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

0.894% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    399 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    195 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Capital University is white female (399 degrees awarded). There were 2.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (195 degrees).

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Operations

Capital University has an endowment valued at nearly $125M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Capital University had a total salary expenditure of 78.1M. Capital University employs 51 Professors, 42 Instructors and 32 Assistant professors. Most academics at Capital University are Female Professor (27), Female Instructor (26), and Male Professor (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capital University are: Management, with 49 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 44 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

Endowment

$125M
2022 Endowment
8.41%
decline from 2021

Capital University has an endowment valued at about $125M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Capital University declined 8.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $78.8M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$32.2M
2022 Salaries
0.281%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Capital University paid a median of $32.2M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($78.1M) and a 0.281% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.8M
Instructional Salaries
153
Number of Employees

In 2022, Capital University paid a total of $11.8M to 153 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
51 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
49 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Capital University were Professor with 51 employees, Instructor with 42 employees, and Assistant professor with 32 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capital University were Management with 49 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Capital University was Female Professor with 27 employees, Female Instructor with 26 employees, and Male Professor with 24 employees.

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