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Capella University Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Capella University students.

Capella University Student Population

38,930 Total Students
2,159 Undergraduates
5,332 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Capella University?

Capella University total enrollment is approximately 38,930 students. 2,159 are undergraduates and 5,332 are graduate students.

Capella University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Capella University undergraduate population is made up of 81% women, and 19% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Capella University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,062
Black or African American 447
Unknown 240
Hispanic 237
Asian 81
Multi-Ethnic 67
International 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Capella University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 80% of full-time grad students are women, and 20% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Capella University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,120
Black or African American 1,593
Unknown 648
Hispanic 569
Multi-Ethnic 167
Asian 135
International 50
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 27

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Capella University Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 17,661
Black or African American 10,137
Unknown 4,532
Hispanic 3,785
Asian 1,176
Multi-Ethnic 1,107
International 199
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 172

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Capella University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,335
Black or African American 263
Asian 116
Multi-Ethnic 66
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Capella University.

Capella University Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 31,709 female students and 7,221 male students at Capella University.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Capella University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  79.02 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Capella University faculty.

There are approximately 1,727 female teachers and 1,128 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

97.47% Out of State

Capella University ranks 107 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

97.47% of Capella University students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  95 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Texas 8
Georgia 7
New York 6
Pennsylvania 5
Maryland 4

Learn more about international students at Capella University.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
0.30% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.88 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Capella University, 0.30% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 21,750
30-34 6,602
25-29 6,055
22-24 1,447
20-21 97
18-19 11
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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