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    Apply online with or our application or add us to your Common ApplicationLearn more about our admission requirements. Your admission application doubles as your scholarship application so you find out if you are accepted and what your award opportunities will be right away!

    Contact the admission office with any questions at 614-236-6101 or email We look forward to working with you!

    Transfer Students

    Transferring to Capital starts with  our application or add us to your Common Application. Over 100 students each year transfer to Capital from another college or university. 

    International Students

    International students are a growing population at Capital University and we welcome you! Visit the International admission page to learn about the admission application process. We accept both first-year and transfer international students and offer an ESL program. The majority of accepted, full-time, undergraduate international students receive a scholarship to attend Capital and we even offer full-tuition scholarship competitions for qualified applicants. More information about scholarship awards will be sent after you apply. 

    Readmission to Capital

    If you were a degree-seeking student previously at Capital, please complete the Readmission Application (PDF) and return it to the Registrar's Office.



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    Adult and Graduate Programs

    Adult Degree Completion Students (Evening Program)

    Working adult and transfer students interested in evening classes on Capital's main campus in Bexley can apply with the following application choices. Application fee is waived if applying online.



    Nursing Accelerated Program

    Capital is now accepting applications for the Nursing Accelerated Program. Download an application. Adults applying to Capital's Nursing Accelerated Program should use this recommendation form (pdf) along with the accelerated program's application.



    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

    Apply to Capital's Master of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) and choose from four different concentrates, including Nursing Education. Fill out the MSN application and reference form (PDF). Application fee is waived if applying online.



    Master in Business Administration (MBA)

    Apply online now for Capital's professional, evening MBA program. Application fee is waived if applying online.



    Graduate Programs in the Conservatory of Music

    Capital offers three graduate music education programs. Earn your Master of Music in Music Education with an Instrumental, Jazz or Kodály emphasis. Fill out a master of music in music education application. Application fee is waived if applying online.



    Education Licensure Program

    Capital can help adults with a bachelor’s degree earn their Ohio teaching licensure in a variety of areas. Apply online to the education licensure program today. Application fee is waived if applying online.



    Law School

    Capital's Law School offers Juris Doctorate, paralegal and other programs for nursing and business professionals. Apply to the Law School online.

    Kodály Institute

    The Kodály Institute at Capital offers a certification for students with a music background interested in pursuing certification in the Kodály philosophy. With courses meeting in July, it offers students the opportunity to continue their education and learn how to fully implement the Kodály philosophy program into their classrooms. Apply Here! 

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    Non-Degree Students

    If you are interested in taking classes at Capital, but don't plan on working toward a degree, review the courses offered and complete the Non-degree Student Application (PDF). Non-degree students may, at any time, apply for degree status at the University through the Admission Office or the Adult and Continuing Education Office.

    Summer Classes

    Capital offers classes in May, June, and July. If you are a current Capital student, contact the registrar's office about your options or, if you are a new student to Capital, contact admissions. To check courses that are available and to register for the summer, visit The Summer Session page.

    Summer Institute in Science & Mathematics

    Capital's Summer Institute in Science and Mathematics is an accelerated program that's designed to help you complete a full year of coursework in just eight weeks. It's the only program of its kind in the United States, and it attracts motivated students from schools all over the country. Learn more about Summer Science Institute and how to apply.