Capella University Named one of the Top 30 Military-Friendly Institutions by Military Advanced Education

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17 percent of students at the online university are members of the military, their families, or veterans.

Capella University has a reputation of being military friendly because of our policies that support service members, veterans, and their families

Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited,* fully online university, has been named one of the top 30 military-friendly institutions by Military Advanced Education magazine. Capella will be highlighted in the publication's December issue. Approximately 17 percent of the online university's students are members of the military, their families, or veterans.

Capella was selected as a top military-friendly institution based on its military enrollments, contracts, student feedback, degree programs, and military-friendly policies. Capella currently serves more than 20,000 students from all 50 states and 56 countries. Nearly 85 percent of Capella's students are seeking master's or PhD degrees online.

"Capella University has a reputation of being military friendly because of our policies that support service members, veterans, and their families," said Nicole Lovald, armed forces and veterans support supervisor for Capella. "We extend a military discount to active duty personnel, their immediate family members, and veterans. We also provide five $10,000 Spirit of Capella Scholarships to students who have been injured in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom."

About Capella University
Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited*, fully online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services, psychology, public health, and public safety, and bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 104 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 15 certificate programs. The online university currently serves more than 20,000 students from all 50 states and 56 countries. It is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. 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).

*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), http://www.ncahlc.org.

Capella University, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), http://www.capella.edu.

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