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Capitol Technology University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Capitol Technology University? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Capitol Tech offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Capitol Technology University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Capitol Technology University was awarded 48 badges in the 2022 rankings.

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.

Is It Hard to Get Into Capitol Tech?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Capitol Technology University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 84%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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Capitol Technology University Faculty

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 15%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  15 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Capitol Technology University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Capitol Technology University has a freshmen retention rate of 80%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 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 18%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  18 out of 100

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Capitol Technology University Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of Capitol Tech is $23,992. 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 +
$13,794 $19,274 $24,627 $26,957 $28,171

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 64% of students took out student loans averaging $6,362 a year. That adds up to $25,448 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Capitol Tech is 5.3%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Capitol Tech make around $63,900 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Capitol Tech students since it is 61% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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

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Location of Capitol Technology University

Capitol Technology University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Laurel, Maryland. 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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from Capitol Technology University. Of these students, 95 received undergraduate degrees and 80 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 37 NA
Computer Information Systems 17 NA
Electrical Engineering 14 NA
Business Administration & Management 11 NA
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 7 NA
Computer Engineering 5 NA
Computer Software & Applications 2 NA
Computer Programming 1 NA
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 NA
Computer Engineering Technology 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 2019-2020, 721 students took at least one online class at Capitol Technology University. This is an increase from the 656 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 721 457
2018-2019 656 370
2017-2018 675 391
2016-2017 653 376
2015-2016 696 399

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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