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    Applying to Capital

  • Traditional Undergraduate Admission

    Apply VideoHigh School Students

    Apply to Capital online. It's free and easy to submit an application. (Watch the video to find out more!) And now is the perfect time to apply. Nearly all (99 percent) of accepted first-year students receive a scholarship to attend Capital, and our average award last year totaled more than $18,000 renewable. Your admission application will double as your scholarship application.

    Transfer Students

    Transferring to Capital starts with the admission application and right now we are working with students for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015. Nearly all (99 percent) of accepted full-time transfers receive a scholarship to attend Capital and we offer half-tuition awards to Phi Theta Kappa members and a full-tuition Transfer Fellowship competition for qualified applicants! Your admission application doubles as your scholarship application so you find out if you are accepted and what your award opportunities will be right away. Over 100 students each year transfer to Capital from another college or university. 

    International Students

    International students are a growing population at Capital University and we welcome you to apply online now or you can download an application for international students (PDF). We accept both first-year and transfer international students and offer an ESL program. You can read more about what we offer on our International Admission pages created just for you! The majority of accepted, full-time, undergraduate international students receive a scholarship to attend Capital and we even offer full-tuition scholarship competitions for qualified applicants. More information about awards will be sent after you apply. We look forward to working with you.

    Readmission to Capital

    If you were a degree-seeking student previously at Capital, please complete the Readmission Application (PDF) and return it to the Registrar's Office.



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    Adult and Graduate Programs

    Adult Degree Completion Students (Evening Program)

    Working adult and transfer students interested in evening classes on Capital's main campus in Bexley can apply online now or download and complete the printed application.

    Bachelor of Science of Nursing Completion (RN to BSN)

    Register Nurses (RN) can complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree through Capital's Nursing Department. Fill out a RN to BSN application and reference form (PDF).

    Nursing Accelerated Program

    Capital is now accepting applications for the Nursing Accelerated Program. Download an application. Adults applying to Capital's Nursing Accelerated Program should use this recommendation form (pdf) along with the accelerated program's application.

    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

    Apply to Capital's Master of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) and choose from four different concentrates, including Nursing Education. Fill out the MSN application and reference form (PDF).

    Master in Business Administration (MBA)

    Apply online now for Capital's professional, evening MBA program.

    Graduate Programs in the Conservatory of Music

    Capital offers three graduate music education programs. Earn your Master of Music in Music Education with an Instrumental, Jazz or Kodály emphasis. Fill out a master of music in music education application.

    Education Licensure Program

    Capital can help adults with a bachelor’s degree earn their Ohio teaching licensure in a variety of areas. Apply online to the education licensure program today.

    Law School

    Capital's Law School offers Juris Doctorate, paralegal and other programs for nursing and business professionals. Apply to the Law School online.


    Admission First Year

    Other Programs

    Non-Degree Students

    If you are interested in taking classes at Capital, but don't plan on working toward a degree, complete the Non-degree Student Application (PDF). Non-degree students may, at any time, apply for degree status at the University through the Admission Office or the Adult and Continuing Education Office.

    Summer Classes

    Capital offers classes in May, June, and July. If you are a current Capital student, contact the registrar's office about your options or, if you are a new student to Capital, contact admissions. To check courses that are available and to register for the summer, visit The Summer Session page.

    Summer Institute in Science & Mathematics

    Capital's Summer Institute in Science and Mathematics is an accelerated program that's designed to help you complete a full year of coursework in just eight weeks. It's the only program of its kind in the United States, and it attracts motivated students from schools all over the country. To apply, download and return the printed application (PDF).