Capital University

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Capital University can be found in Columbus, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Capital University has an enrollment of nearly three thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1400 (25th percentile) to 1790 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 21 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Capital University average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.45 for accepted students. Roughly 80% of all students which applied were admitted at Capital University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 25% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at capital.edu.

Overall Capital University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

76.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Capital University was reported as 76.0% in Fall 2013 with over 3,640 college applications submitted to Capital University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1400 - 1790
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Capital University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Capital University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Capital University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.0%
  • 2010-2011: 75.0%
  • 2011-2012: 76.0%
  • 2012-2013: 74.9%
  • 2013-2014: 76.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 75.5%

How Does Capital University Compare?

76.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Capital University is thirty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ohio Dominican University49.4%
Columbus College of Art and Design87.4%
Mount Carmel College of Nursing54.2%
Otterbein University73.7%
Denison University46.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,64038.4%61.6%
Admitted2,76736.5%63.5%
Enrolled69145.2%54.8%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Capital University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 600
Math490 - 610
Writing440 - 580
Total Score1400 - 1790
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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