Tuition and Fees | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


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    Tuition and Fees

    Browse the options below for tuition, fees, and as other applicable costs. 

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    • Traditional Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

      Capital University 2020-2021 Cost Before Aid
      Tuition - Full-time (12-18 hours) $37,978/year
      Tuition - Part-time (under 12 hours) $1,266 x credit hour = cost $1,266 /credit hour
      Overload Tuition (over 18 hours) Apply only after 18 hours $1,266 /credit hour
      Undergraduate Fees
      Activity Fee $100/year
      Health and Wellness (Full-time students only) $110/year
      Technology Fee      $110/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 $14,928. Students planning to study a full academic year one year need to show $29,856.

      INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM 2020-2021  Semester  Full Year
      Tuition $7,160 $14,320
      Mandatory health & wellness fee (for use of Campus Health Center) $55      $110
      Technology Fee $55 $110
      Estimated living expenses (Room and Board) $5,858 $11,716
      Estimated books, insurance, supplies $1,800 $3,600
      Total $14,928 $29,856
      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 2019-2020  
      Summer School 2020 and Summer Science Institute 2020 $494 per credit hour


    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).

    Room and board rates

    First-year residents must purchase the Ultimate Plus Plan.

    available meal plans


    Information on costs for books and course materials.


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    Our Net Price Calculator provides an early approximation of what a new first-year, undergraduate student can expect to pay to attend Capital, including average financial aid packages.

    Please note the data in the net price calculator reflect institutional aid awarded in previous years. The new data that informs institutional aid awarded in this year will be updated later this fall. If you have questions about your financial award, the net price calculator or anything else related to admission, financial aid or affording Capital, please contact your admission counselor.


    All fees are subject to change without notice. Capital University reserves the right to change, delete or add to this pricing schedule as deemed appropriate.