Capella University

Private University

Minneapolis, United States

Established in 1993, Capella University is an online university in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA . Started as the Graduate School of America by Dr. Harold Abel and Stephen Shank in 1993, CU was established with an aim to provide the education in the relevant fields keeping the changing discourse in mi Read more

Highlights of Capella University

  • CU was awarded the CHEA Award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes by The Council for Higher Education Accreditation in 2010.
  • Approximately 47% of total student population pursue postgraduate online programs, 23% pursue doctoral online programs and 27% pursue undergraduate online programs.
  • Over 95% of students are enrolled part-time online programs, 74% of total student population are female, and 54% of total student population belong to ethnic minorities.
  • CU has received accreditations from Higher Learning Commission, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs and Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc (ABET).
  • Some of the notable alumni of CU are Rafael C. Castillo, PhD, First Editor of ViAztlan: A Journal of Chicano Arts and Letters, Curtis J., Crawford, American computer systems engineer and CEO, Tammy Duckworth, PhD, United States Senator from the state of Illinois, Christopher Erhardt, American video game designer and retired professor, Irene Muloni, Minister for Energy and Minerals in the Ugandan Cabinet, Betty Schueler, American author and computer consultant

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