Capella University was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Capella University was originally established as a regional education provider, but has grown into one of the largest publicly traded for-profit universities in the country. The Higher Learning Commission accredits Capella University. Industry and trade accrediting agencies also accredit several of Capella's individual programs.
With 141 degree programs and 25 certificate programs, Capella University offers 1600 courses to help students complete the program of their choice. Students have the ability to complete their degree entirely online and over 35,000 students are currently enrolled in various online programs.
Colorado Technical University, or CTU, has grown significantly since its founding in 1965. Initially housed in a former roller rink, the university has two robust brick-and-mortar campuses, located in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado. Its primary focus has been upon providing programs that prepare graduates for careers. CTU has a strong commitment to the military, with a significant percentage of its students being enlisted in the Armed Forces or a veteran.
No stranger to online programs, Colorado Technical University has been offering online programs since 1995. The university is committed to continuously evaluate and innovate its online programs, keeping in pace with the rapid pace of technology. Students can enroll in one of CTU's online programs and earn degrees fully online. At the writing of this review, the university offers online degree options for Associates, Bachelors, and Graduate students.