Capital University is a private four-year undergraduate institution and graduate school located in the capital city of Columbus, Ohio. With a history of academic excellence, free inquiry and individual development of every student, Capital combines personal attention with a balanced liberal arts and professional studies education. The university has been an agent in shaping engaged citizens and purposeful leaders who improve their industries, communities and society. Capital University serves a diverse student body of nearly 3,300, including traditional undergraduates, degree-completion and graduate students.
Helping to fuel the vibrant metropolitan area of Columbus – a city that often makes “top 10” lists for liveability, technology, opportunity and jobs – students plug into a diverse economy that’s home to many Fortune 500 companies in the third largest city in the American Midwest.
At a glance
We offer 60 majors and more than 50 minors in the areas of Music, Arts and Communication, Business and Management, Education, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Nursing and Health, and Social Sciences. We offer graduate degrees and/or post-degree certification in Education, Law, Theology, Nursing, Business and Music Education
Several programs maintain specialised disciplinary accreditation with the following accrediting bodies:
American Bar Association
American Chemical Society
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
Association of Theological Schools
Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Council on Social Work Education
National Association of Schools of Music
Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation
More than 100 clubs and organisations. Campus activities run the gamut from arts and media clubs, cultural organisations and student government to sports and recreational opportunities. You may decide on Greek life. You may find a place in one of our honor societies, or maybe you’ll devote your energy to a service organisation
Career development, academic success, tutoring and advising services available. Every employee at Capital is a student success advocate