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Study at Capital University

Capital University, also famous as CU, was established in 1830. It is situated in Bexley, Ohio and the university currently records an Enrolment of over 3, 500 students every year. It is a private liberal arts college that offers bachelor's, master's, and professional degrees in diverse Course Topics. The university is a network of following schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Conservatory of Music
  • Graduate and Adult Programs
  • Law School
  • School of Management and Leadership
  • School of Nursing
CU's Student Enrolment is diverse and impressive and the college possesses a prominent athletics department. Capital University participates in various sports and events in the Ohio Athletic Conference, Division III. Their sports teams are known as the Capital Crusaders and the Crusaders compete in various sports such as baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, golf and others.

Profile of Capital University

The main campus of Capital University is in Columbus, OH (a large suburb). The school is a Evangelical Lutheran Church institution. Capital University is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Capital University students most commonly major in a field related to music, law, and family and social work.

Capital University Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 470 to 590. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 470 or more.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. Capital University offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Capital University had 3, 713 enrolled students.

Student Life

The school is generally not a school for part-time students. Capital University makes available a lot of student housing. Student athletes at the school belong to the Ohio Athletic Conference for major sports.

Capital University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Law217law, tax law
Business and Management128business management, marketing, accounting, finance, taxation, human resources, managerial economics
Education and Teaching114music teaching, early childhood education, social studies teaching, middle school teaching, special ed, math teaching, health teaching, physical education teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine105nursing administration, registered nursing, various nursing, community nurse
Family and Social Work87social work, public administration
Liberal Arts85interdisciplinary studies, political science, history, economics, English, sociology, creative writing, international relations, . . .
Therapy and Counselling42psychology, art therapy
Science35biology, biological and biomedical sciences, biochemistry, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement33criminology
Music24music, music performance, voice, music management, jazz, various music studies, piano, music theory and composition
Media21public relations, radio and television, communication studies, organizational communications
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18health and physical education, athletic trainer, exercise science, health and fitness
Religion and Philosophy11religion, philosophy
Computer Science and Engineering4computer science
Fine Arts3fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Art Studies1art studies
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science

Contact: Capital University

Capital University

1 College and Main

Columbus, OH 43209-2394

General Phone: (614) 236-6011


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