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Capella University Extends Offer of Grants of up to $6,000 for New Students

As part of its ongoing effort to make higher education more affordable, Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, has extended the deadline until Jan. 7, 2013, for its series of grants for new students – up to $6,000 for most bachelor’s degree programs, and up to $5,000 for select master’s degree and MBA programs.

“Capella is committed to making earning a degree as affordable as possible. Our learner grants are an excellent example of how Capella is extending access to those seeking a high-quality education,” said Scott Kinney, president of Capella University.

The full listing of available grants can be found at http://www.capella.edu/tuition_financial_aid/loans_grants_scholarships.aspx

As of Sept. 30, 2012, nearly 35,000 students were pursuing an online degree at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.

About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu) is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. About 75 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 148 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 22 certificate programs. Nearly 35,000 learners were enrolled as of Sept. 30, 2012, from all 50 states and 59 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).

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* Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org.
Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu.

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