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Capitol Technology University Data & Information Overview

47% Acceptance Rate
4% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Capitol Technology University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Capitol Technology University Ranked?

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

Capitol Tech was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Capitol Tech?

47% Acceptance Rate
18% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

Capitol Technology University has an acceptance rate of 47%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Capitol Tech.

Learn more about Capitol Technology University admissions.

Capitol Technology University Faculty

15 to 1 Student to Faculty
8% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Capitol Technology University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Capitol Technology University is 8%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  8 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Capitol Technology University

75% Freshmen Retention
37% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Capitol Technology University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Capitol Tech have a four-year graduation rate of 37%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Capitol Technology University.

Capitol Technology University Undergraduate Student Diversity

290 Full-Time Undergraduates
42.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
20.3% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 361 undergraduates at Capitol Tech with 290 being full-time and 71 being part-time.

How Much Does Capitol Technology University Cost?

$23,982 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
$25,604 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Capitol Tech is $23,982. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Capitol Tech

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,575 $22,042 $26,624 $28,335 $31,484

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Capitol Tech, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Capitol Tech, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,401 a year. That adds up to $25,604 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Capitol Tech is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Capitol Tech Graduates Make?

$57,992 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Capitol Tech make around $57,992 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Capitol Tech graduates since it is 36% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Capitol Technology University make the most money.

Location of Capitol Technology University

Maryland State
290 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Located in Laurel, Maryland, Capitol Technology University is a private not-for-profit institution. Laurel is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Contact details for Capitol Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11301 Springfield Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
Phone: 301-369-2800

Capitol Technology University Majors

17 Majors With Completions
76 Undergraduate Degrees
98 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from Capitol Technology University. Of these students, 76 received undergraduate degrees and 98 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Information Technology 34 NA
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 10 NA
Electrical Engineering 8 NA
Computer Information Systems 7 NA
Computer Engineering 6 NA
Computer Programming 3 NA
Business Administration & Management 2 NA
Computer Engineering Technology 2 NA
Engineering Technology (Other) 1 NA
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 1 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Capitol Technology University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Capitol Tech

98% Take At Least One Class Online
69% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 783 students took at least one online class at Capitol Technology University. This is an increase from the 721 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 783 548
2019-2020 721 457
2018-2019 656 370
2017-2018 675 391
2016-2017 653 376

Learn more about online learning at Capitol Technology University.

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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