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Online bachelor's degree programs

Set your career path

With more than 20 specializations, minors and concentrations, an online bachelor’s degree from Capella is within reach.

Get your bachelor’s degree and make a difference

Capella’s online bachelor’s programs are designed for people like you. You’re busy. You have a lot to juggle. But you know the value of a degree and see how it can affect your life. That’s where our programs can fill the need: earn your degree on your schedule, at a pace that works for you.

Capella lets you transfer previous college credit to cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree.

Online bachelor's degrees

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Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

With FlexPath, you can finish the bachelor’s degree you started in 22 months for $20,000.*

*Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by your degree program, transfer credits, the per-session cost and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies and other fees apply.

Video Ayleen's RN-to-BSN FlexPath Story

Ayleen's RN-to-BSN FlexPath Story

FlexPath allowed RN-to-BSN learner Ayleen Voegele to juggle earning a degree while working full-time and balancing the needs of her health. Watch her story and see how FlexPath can fit within any lifestyle.

“One of the most fulfilling aspects of my degree is showing others that you are never too old and it’s never too late to pursue your education.”

Stephanie Dewald* BS Business, FlexPath
*Actual Capella graduate who agreed to appear in promotional materials for Capella.

Ready to earn a bachelor’s degree?

Our comprehensive University Guide provides information designed to help you choose your online program.

Why choose Capella?

If you want to go places in your career, an online bachelor’s degree from Capella can help you build skills and knowledge that employers may be seeking.

Competency-based education

Our curriculum combines theory and practice to help you develop skills and knowledge to help you expand your career options.

Gen ed courses included

Our affiliate, Sophia Learning, is a self-paced, online option for fulfilling bachelor’s requirements, included in tuition for Capella students.*

Support services

Get academic advising; military benefits and financial aid support; library, writing, tutoring, and career services; and more.

Online education. Two ways

To meet the needs of busy professionals, we offer two competency-based online learning formats—GuidedPath and FlexPath

Credit for professional knowledge

You may be able to earn credit for previous coursework and certifications through our Credit for Prior Learning assessment process.

Generous transfer credits

Bring in over half of your bachelor’s degree through transfer credit and use FlexPath’s self-paced format to quickly finish what you started. Capella lets you transfer previous college credit to cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree, saving you significant time and money.

*All transfer and PLA credit must be completed prior to starting any program in the FlexPath format. Any professional certification or external courses taken concurrently with FlexPath enrollment cannot be recognized in the Capella degree program.

Challenge yourself with the Undergrad Honors Pathway—an opportunity to sharpen your skills, gain internship experience, and demonstrate academic excellence. Learn more and review eligibility requirements today.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements vary by program, but generally speaking, the following are required for bachelor’s programs:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Transcript of any reported GED.
  • A valid, government-issued form of photo identification
  • English proficiency
  • Minimum GPA requirement for select degree programs
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee. Fee is required to initiate an application for admission and must be paid as part of the application process. The fee covers the cost of transcript requests, transcript evaluation and other administrative costs.

Additional bachelor's degree information

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Financing Guide

We can help you understand education financing, review your options, and explore ways to save on your degree.

Ready for the next step?

Learning online doesn’t mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.