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 810 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 1020 (25th percentile) to 1230 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants admitted to Capitol College. We were able to estimate the Capitol College average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 83 percent with 26 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mycapitol.captechu.edu.

Overall Capitol College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020

83.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Capitol College was reported as 83.4% in Fall 2020 with over 349 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: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 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

  • 2016-2017: 88.3%
  • 2017-2018: 74.7%
  • 2018-2019: 68.9%
  • 2019-2020: 83.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 72.8%

How Does Capitol College Compare?

83.4%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Capitol College is forty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
St John's College59.9%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design43.3%
Valley Forge Christian College62.7%
Rosemont College92.1%
Curtis Institute of Music3.9%

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 2020)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants34978.8%21.2%
Admitted29179.0%21.0%
Enrolled7775.3%24.7%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Capitol College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 610
Math510 - 620
Total Score1020 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math19 - 20
Composite Score19 - 25
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