Capella University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (266)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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! :-)
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.
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.
Great program I love the school they provide a lot of insight on each program also the career center is great they are always available I also like the tutors because they do provide great feedback on anything that you are having a problem with in class
Capella University has been a wonderful catalyst for lifelong learning. I attended a wonderful public land-grant University for undergrad in my early twenties. It helped develop soft skills required for success in my career. Now that I'm in my early thirties, brick and mortar is not practical. I had to find an online institution that was well received in my field, regionally and nationally accredited, good value for money, and allowed for flexibility in scheduling (military). Capella fit all criteria for my Master of Public Health degree. Combining field experience practicum, interaction with working students, and academic rigor only built upon my previous University experience. I graduated with my MPH in 2016 and have decided to pursue a terminal degree. I am a current doctoral student at Capella and wouldn't have it any other way. Higher education is an investment in one's self. For my field of study (health policy), the benefit out weighs the cost. I invite others to truly sit down and assess their college plans. It is a major investment in time and money so be realistic in the decision making process. Capella was a great fit for my criteria and for my program. Good luck in your school search.