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Capital, founded in 1830, is a church-affiliated university. Its 48-acre campus is in a suburban area three miles from downtown Columbus.

Website: www.capital.edu

Private
Co-ed
2,504
Undergraduate
Students
(64.2%) 1,567 Women
(38.4%) 937 Men
722
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 4,794 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.60
SAT Math
558 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
558 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,940
Tuition and Fees
$38,298
Room and Board
$11,602
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$32,506
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,461
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
164
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Columbus Population
809,798
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
57% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Crusader
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.7% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 23 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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