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Choosing Capital
  • Capital is a comprehensive, independent university grounded in the Lutheran tradition. We offer an experiential, intimate and urban education with a professional staff that creates both a challenging, yet personalized learning environment.
    We promote an educational experience that takes place both in and outside the classroom, preparing students for the pursuit of lifelong learning and instilling in them a sense of obligation in making their world a better place.

    General Facts 

    •  Main campus located in Bexley, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus
    •  The oldest university in Central Ohio
    •  Founded in 1830 by the Lutheran Church
    •  One of the oldest and largest Lutheran-affiliated universities in North America
    •  Educational mission based on Lutheran values of:
      •      Free inquiry
      •      Critical thinking
      •      Leadership

    Students & Faculty  

    Capital is home to 3,629 undergraduate and graduate students, with over 700 Freshman.

    We employ 200 full-time and nearly 200 part-time faculty to help keep our class sizes small and give students the individual attention they need.

    Our student to faculty ratio is 12:1 for undergraduate students and in fall 2010, 56 percent of our classes had 20 students or less.

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