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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
2,699
Undergraduate
Students
(61.1%) 1,650 Women
(38.9%) 1,049 Men
685
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 4,208 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.57
SAT Math
535-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
594 average
540-635 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,312
Tuition and Fees
$36,872
Room and Board
$11,276
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$31,106
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,496
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
163
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
59% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Crusader
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
10.0% Black/African-American
3.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.8% White
3.5% Unknown
International Students
1.9% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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