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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. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Capitol Technology University Ranked?

2021 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 11 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Capitol Tech is ranked #1,260 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Capitol Tech also holds the #21 spot on the Best Colleges in Maryland ranking.

See all of the rankings for Capitol Technology University.

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 75%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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

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 12%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  12 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

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

Below Average Overall Diversity at Capitol Tech

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 400 undergraduates at Capitol Tech with 340 being full-time and 60 being part-time.

Capitol Tech Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Capitol Tech is 30.94 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.94 out of 100
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How Much Does Capitol Technology University Cost?

The overall average net price of Capitol Tech is $22,000. 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 +
$16,643 $16,838 $23,437 $27,409 $25,276

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 83% of students took out student loans averaging $7,023 a year. That adds up to $28,092 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Capitol Tech is 8.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out 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.

Location of Capitol Technology University

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 15 majors graduated from Capitol Technology University. Of these students, 93 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
Information Technology 23 NA
Electrical Engineering 18 NA
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 14 NA
Computer Information Systems 12 NA
Computer Engineering 8 NA
Business Administration & Management 4 NA
Computer Software & Applications 3 NA
Computer Programming 3 NA
Computer Engineering Technology 3 NA
Engineering Technology (Other) 3 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.

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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