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Tuition & Fees

Capital University Office of Financial Aid provides an estimate of the Cost of Attendance (COA) for full-time enrollment for an academic year (two consecutive semesters).

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For Degrees and Programs

Traditional Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

CAPITAL UNIVERSITY 2023-2024 COST BEFORE AID
Tuition - Full-time (12-19 hours)* $20,649 / semester $41,298 / year
Tuition - Part-time (under 12 hours) $1,377 x credit hour = cost $1,377 /credit hour
Overload Tuition (over 19 hours) Apply only after 19 hours $1,377 /credit hour
* In rare instances where a student needs to take 19 credits, approval by the Provost’s Office is required. Students enrolling for more than 19 semester hours pay an additional overload fee per semester hour.
UNDERGRADUATE FEES
Activity Fee $100/year
Health and Wellness (Full-time students only) $110/year
Technology Fee $280/year

Adult and Graduate Tuition and Fees

 CAPITAL UNIVERSITY 2023-2024 COST BEFORE AID
Adult and Continuing Education $559 x credit hour
Adult and Continuing Education (Social Work) $417 x credit hour
Master of Arts in Education (includes endorsement) $686 x credit hour
Master of Music in Music Education $710 x credit hour
Master of Business Administration $710 x credit hour
Master of Science in Nursing $710 x credit hour
Accelerated BSN $620 x credit hour
CAPITAL LAW SCHOOL 2023-2024 COST BEFORE AID
Capital Law School - JD Concentrations $1,465 x credit hour
Capital Law School - LL.M. $1,465 x credit hour
Capital Law School - Master of Taxation $761 x credit hour
Capital Law School - Master of Legal Studies $735 x credit hour
Paralegal Program $426 x credit hour
TRINITY LUTHERAN SEMINARY 2022-2023 COST BEFORE AID
Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University $679 x credit hour
FEES
Health and Wellness (Full-time students only) $110/year
Technology Fee $280/year
Activity Fee $100/year

Intensive English Program Tuition and Fees

If you wish to study on an F-1 (Student) visa, you must be enrolled full time. If you have a different immigration status, it is possible to study part time. However, please note that all classes meet five days a week, Monday – Friday.

Students who need an I-20 must submit financial documentation for the length of their study. For example, students planning to study English for one semester need to show $15,469. Students planning to study a full academic year (9 months) need to show $31,930.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM 2023-2024  SEMESTER  FULL YEAR
Tuition $7,600 $15,200
Mandatory health & wellness fee (for use of Campus Health Center) $55      $110
Technology Fee $140 $280
Estimated living expenses (Room and Board) $6,370 $12,740
Estimated books, insurance, supplies $1,800 $3,600
Total $15,965 $31,930
There is no tuition deposit or pre-payment required for IEP students before classes begin. However, payment is due the first week of the semester. A late fee is assessed for students who pay late.

Summer Sessions Tuition and Fees

SUMMER SESSIONS TUITION AND FEES FOR 2024
Summer School and Summer Science Institute $559 per credit hour

Other Fees

University Transcription Fee

This is a fee charged by Capital University for credit hours taken at a program affiliated with Capital University, but not offered by Capital University so academic credit can be recorded on a transcript.

  • Undergraduate Transcription – $55 per hour
  • Masters Level Transcription – $160 per hour

Course Fees

Audit Fee

  • Audit a course for no grade or credit - $105 per credit hour
  • For auditors 65 and older, a 50% discount is available

Social Work

  • Social Work 462 and 464 - $413 

Conservatory

  • Conservatory Primary Lesson Fee - $996
  • Conservatory Secondary Lesson Fee - $604
  • Conservatory Group Lesson Fee - $356
  • Dance Technique Course Fee - $356

Music Tech

  • Music Tech 415: Immersion Experience - $1,200 per semester

Education

  • Professional Education (Student Teaching Semester) - $480
  • Education Testing Fee- Educ. 401 - $100

Nursing

  • Nursing 300, 301, 326, 365, 400, 420, and 450 - $207/credit hour
  • Nursing 327, 328, 331, and 332* - $207/credit hour
  • Nursing 463 - $482/credit hour
  • Nursing 525 - $250/credit hour

* Nursing students admitted Fall 2021 or later will take Nursing 327, 328, 331, and 332. These four modular courses replace Nursing 326 and 365.

ROOM AND BOARD

If you live outside of a 30-mile radius of Columbus, you are required to live on campus for your first two years (or until you have completed 60 credit hours).

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First-year residents must purchase the Ultimate Plus Plan.

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BOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS

Information on costs for books and course materials.

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