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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Capella University and their Flexpath BS option in Psychology is a wonderful alternative to regular online programs. This program allows those who are busy as well as independent learners to move at their own pace. This program also provides support such as an academic coach as well as a tutor.

3 out of 5
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Degree: MBA in Human Resources
Graduation Year: 2016

I was a bit skeptical at first, but after the first couple of weeks into my first class, I love it! The staffs at Capella are friendly and helpful. The adviser and counselors are great at coaching and providing information that I needed. The professors are very professional, and they have real life experiences in the course that they teach.

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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I have been going to school for 2 years now and I am currently working on my PHD in nursing education. I love on line learning. The instructors are great and willing to help you any way they can. The tuition is reasonable but love the convenience. I work Mon through Friday and Capella fits my schedule

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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2018

I have been left no choice but to write you as my efforts at Capella seem effortless. Instructors will grade the wrong paper, and keep the incorrect 7% score in the gradeb ook. Furthermore, the advisors (T.B.) do not return phone calls unless you make a "phone appointment by following the link in the signature of the email". In over a week, I have not received phone calls back from Dr. G. T.B,  F.H. or Dr. B. ,B-W., even though I left them all voice messages. I have been on the schools' Twitter page and Facebook to complain, but no one seems to care enough to contact me. I will be sending more email chains soon.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

As an accredited online university, it is build to accommodate those who work and have no time for traditional university. Plus the tuition is much cheaper! The advisors and professors are very helpful and understanding. In some cases they themselves are also graduates from an online program. As someone who has 3 jobs, i am able to comfortably incorporate study and homework time around my job. My hard work pays off tremendously because my professors are there with me, to encourage me and support me. They have a great team in the financial aid department. As someone who has never applied for financial aid, the team was very patient and informal about the process i have to take. As part of the program, one of our weekly assignments is to communicate in a discussion with our colleagues. As an online university, it attracts people of all ages and work background to come together for 6 weeks (per course) and work together. You are able to get a little insight on different industries each person works for and therefore give you a better perspective. It might even help you with you assignments. Whereas for traditional universities, you primarily have people in their 20's who have little to no experience in the work field. Either way, i am happy with the choice i have made in trusting Capella University with my future.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Graduation Year: 2017

The heatlh care environment requires nurses to have advance degrees. I was looking for an accredited university to obtain my MSN. I found Capella University to be extremely helpful in navigating my academic career. They helped me with course selection, grant and financial aid information, as well as continue to track my process. Their on-line library, blackboard, and course work is easy to use, and the support staff is always available. Their professors are wonderful, as well as helpful, and provide clear and insightful instructions to complete the course work. I would definitely recommend Capella University.

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Degree: Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Graduation Year: 2016

Capella University was an amazing experience, one that I have chosen to carry forward into the PhD program. The instructors are of the highest quality, and are always willing to assist learners in every way possible. I could not have asked for dreamed of a better experience.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Graduation Year: 2019

I am currently attending Capella as master's degree student in Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling. This is my first time attending an educational institution as a online learner and I can say it has continuously been a positive and rewarding experience. The professors and academic staff are great! The coursework has it's challenges but that is expected for a higher level degree. I am looking forward to finishing my degree at Capella! :-)

5 out of 5
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Degree: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2016

Good School, good program. I tried other online schools this one worked the best for me. I've worked in the industry for 26 years and still got plenty out of the program. I started the MS IAS Program and have 6 classes left on that, good school, good programs... Excellent value.

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Degree: Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Graduation Year: 2018

The most important aspect of Capella University is their accreditations with the higher education and CACREP program. When I decide to attend an online college, it was important that they were CACREP approved and this school offered the CACREP program compare to the nearest ground college in my town. The majority of the professors are great and professional in their approach and ethics. The professors will fail you if you do not do the work. I have missed some of the directions in the coursework and received lower grades because I missed the mark. However, I was pleased to see that they care enough to make sure their students are doing the work and not just passing the students. Society tends to put online colleges down and that a brick and mortar college offers a better education. However, this is not the case because with Capella. They have the accreditations that are the same as some of the ground colleges (if not higher expectations) as a ground college and offers an individual to work full-time and obtain a higher education.

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