Capitol Technology University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Capitol Technology University (formerly Capitol College)
Capitol Technology University (formerly Capitol College). Ken Mayer / Flickr

Capitol Technology University Admissions Overview:

Students interested in applying to Capitol Technology University should check out the school's website for application instructions--the application is online and includes an essay. The school admits 97% of those who apply, and students need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT.

Admissions Data (2015):

  • Capitol Technology University Acceptance Rate: 97%

Capitol Technology University Description:

Capitol Technology University, formerly Capitol College, occupies a 52-acre campus in Laurel, Maryland. Washington, D.C. is less than 20 miles to the southwest, and Baltimore is 25 miles to the northeast (see more colleges in the District of Columbia region). The diverse student body comes from 19 states and several countries. Capitol students can choose from 13 bachelor's degree programs, 3 associate degree programs, seven master's degree programs, and a doctoral program in information assurance. Academics are supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and small classes; the university takes pride in the individual attention students receive, as well as the hands-on practical experiences students gain.

For undergraduates, Capitol is a residential campus with apartment style student living. All graduate programs are available online. Capitol's academic facilities include the Space Operations Institute which partners with NASA, the Cyber Battle Lab for running simulated cyber attacks, and the large Electronics and Engineering Labs which home a wide array of equipment.

On the student life front, Capitol's Campus Center is home to a fitness center, cafe, ping pong and pool tables, and a projection TV. The university does not host any intercollegiate sports, but students participate in a range of clubs, organizations and activities.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 804 (417 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 83% Male / 17% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $24,272
  • Books: $1,300 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,624
  • Other Expenses: $3,000
  • Total Cost: $41,196

Capitol Technology University Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,350
    • Loans: $9,374

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Astronautical Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Cyber and Information Security, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology, Managments of Cyber and Information Technology, Mobile Computing and Game Programming, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering Technology, Web Development

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 87%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 15%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 35%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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