With roots that ground us firmly in a history of academic excellence, free inquiry and individual development of every student, Capital combines personal attention with a balanced liberal arts and professional studies education. Since its founding by the Lutheran Church in 1830 and charter as a university in 1850, Capital has been an agent in shaping engaged citizens and purposeful leaders who improve their industries, communities and society. Our roots secure us as we stretch toward innovation, new ways of knowing, and better ways of contributing. Our values ground us, as we remove obstacles to give each student, faculty, staff, community member, and neighbor a chance to do more, not less.

Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Music
  • Conservatory
  • Emerging Media

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Accessibility Services
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life

Visit us

Choosing a college is a big decision. It’s the combination of strong academics, campus life, and the fit and feel. And we think the best way for you to know if Capital is your fit is a visit –in-person or virtually.

To learn about visiting Capital University check out our website.

School seal

Admissions office

Visit us

School location

1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209, United States of America

Phone number

(614) 236-6101