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Capella University Announces Grants of Up to $10,000 for New Students

A series of new and continuing grants of up to $10,000 for incoming students has been announced by Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), a regionally accredited online university* that offers online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers. For example, new students who enroll in select IT degree programs are eligible for Capella’s $4,000 Master’s in Information Systems and Technology Management Grant.

For those interested in the health care field, a new Health Career Grant of up to $5,000 depending on degree level is available for new students who enroll in select Capella health administration and public health online degree programs by Sept. 8, 2014. And for prospective students affiliated with the military, Capella is offering a grant of $10,000 for new students who enroll in select doctoral programs by Dec. 8, 2014, and meet other requirements.

The full listing of available grants can be found at http://bit.ly/CapellaGrants. Several of the grants can be combined with up to a 10 percent reduction in tuition for those affiliated with the military or certain Capella alliance partners (http://bit.ly/CapellaAlliances.)

As of March 31, 2014, approximately 36,000 students were enrolled 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 a regionally accredited online university* that offers online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers. As of March 31, 2014, more than 70 percent of Capella students were enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, 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 141 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 25 certificate programs, including six new direct assessment degree delivery programs**. Approximately 36,000 students were enrolled as of March 31, 2014, from all 50 states and 61 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).

Visit the Capella Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/CapellaUniversity.

Follow Capella on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CapellaU.

*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.

**In accordance with U.S. Department of Education (ED) direct assessment approval requirements, a notification has been submitted to the ED so that the IT and Psychology FlexPath programs may be eligible for federal financial aid. These programs are currently not approved for federal financial aid. Capella University will keep applicants and learners interested in FlexPath fully informed of any decisions made by the ED.

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