Capella University is Selected as One of the Top 20 Military Friendly Colleges and Universities : For the second year, Military Advanced Education recognizes the online university

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Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited* online university that has built its reputation by providing quality graduate education for adults, has been named one of the top 20 military friendly institutions by Military Advanced Education magazine. This is the second consecutive year the online university has been awarded this honor. As of October 31, 2008, approximately 16 percent of the online university’s students are affiliated with the military; this percentage of learners includes servicemembers, their immediate family members, and veterans.

Capella University is military friendly because of the support we provide to service members, veterans, and their families

Capella was selected as a top military friendly institution based on its military enrollments, student feedback, degree programs, and military friendly policies. Capella currently serves more than 24,000 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 is military friendly because of the support we provide to service members, veterans, and their families," said Nicole Lovald, armed forces and veterans support supervisor for Capella, and the spouse of a service member herself. "We offer military discounts, provide scholarships, and have a trained team of support specialists." Please visit Capella's U.S. Armed Forces webpage for more information about these benefits.

Combining its recognition as a leading educator of mental health professionals and military service members, Capella University recently launched a public service campaign about military mental health. Share your own ideas and read the thoughts of other contributors at http://www.joiningforcesamerica.org

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 offers 111 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 15 certificate programs. The online university currently serves more than 24,000 students from all 50 states and 56 countries, as of October 31, 2008. 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 (NASDAQ: CPLA), 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).

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