Capitol College

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Capitol College can be found in Laurel, MD, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is about 830 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 930 (25th percentile) to 1190 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 15 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants admitted to Capitol College. We were able to estimate the Capitol College average GPA (2.64 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 59 percent with 25 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll.

Overall Capitol College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

59.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Capitol College was reported as 59.0% in Fall 2013 with over 349 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • ACT Scores: 15 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.64 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Capitol College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Capitol College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 Capitol College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 81.1%
  • 2010-2011: 56.7%
  • 2011-2012: 56.1%
  • 2012-2013: 88.7%
  • 2013-2014: 59.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 67.8%

How Does Capitol College Compare?

59.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Capitol College is six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Corcoran College of Art and Design27.1%
St John's College81.0%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design36.1%
Wilson College52.7%
Rosemont College58.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants34968.8%31.2%
Admitted20671.8%28.2%
Enrolled5182.4%17.6%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Capitol College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 25
Math16 - 24
Composite Score15 - 26
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