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Capitol Technology University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Capitol Technology University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Capitol Technology University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Capitol Technology University was awarded 9 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Capitol Tech is ranked #853 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Capitol Tech held the #967 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 27 colleges in Maryland, Capitol Tech is ranked at #17.

See all of the rankings for Capitol Technology University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Capitol Tech?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Capitol Technology University is 75%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Capitol Tech is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to Capitol Tech submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 460 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Capitol Technology University  ( 480 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Capitol Technology University  ( 460 to 590 )
Capitol Tech received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Capitol Technology University  ( 19 to 24 )

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Capitol Technology University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Capitol Technology University, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Capitol Technology University is 18%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  18 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Capitol Technology University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Capitol Technology University is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Capitol Tech is 15%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  15 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Capitol Tech

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 431 undergraduates at Capitol Tech with 336 being full-time and 95 being part-time.

Capitol Tech Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Capitol Tech is 23.46 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  23.46 out of 100
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How Much Does Capitol Technology University Cost?

The overall average net price of Capitol Tech is $27,703. 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 +
$19,789 $25,998 $31,601 $33,191 $29,076

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 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,675 a year. That adds up to $26,700 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Capitol Tech is 5.4%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Capitol Tech with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $63,900 in their early years. That's great news for Capitol Tech students since it is 57% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


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

Location of Capitol Technology University

Capitol Technology University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Laurel, Maryland. The suburban atmosphere of Laurel makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Capitol Technology University

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 14 majors graduated from Capitol Technology University. Of these students, 63 received undergraduate degrees and 97 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
Electrical Engineering 15 NA
Computer Information Systems 14 NA
Information Technology 13 NA
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 5 NA
Business Administration & Management 5 NA
Engineering Technology (Other) 4 NA
Computer Engineering 3 NA
Computer Programming 2 NA
Computer Engineering Technology 1 NA
Information Science 0 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

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 2017-2018, 675 students took at least one online class at Capitol Technology University. This is an increase from the 653 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 675 391
2016-2017 653 376
2015-2016 696 399
2014-2015 680 425
2013-2014 623 412

Learn more about online learning at Capitol Technology University.


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