At Capitol Technology University, we provide relevant learning experiences — in engineering, computer sciences, information technologies and business — that lead to success in the evolving global community.
As an international student, you’ll appreciate our small class sizes, specialized degree programs and great location near Washington, DC. At this time, Capitol is only approved to admit international students for undergraduate programs.
The following rates are in effect for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Fall 2021 and continuing through Summer 2022. Click here for 2022-2023 tuition rates.
Tuition rates are subject to change.
Full-time Tuition (12-18 credits)
$12,915 per semester, plus fees
Full-time Tuition (in excess of 18 credits in one semester)
$12,915 per semester
+ $1,077 per credit in excess of 18 credits, plus fees
Part-time On-campus or Online Tuition (1-11 credits)
$846 per credit, plus fees
Audited Course Tuition
$846 per credit, plus fees
Anytime Online Tuition - Standard Rate**
$450 per credit, plus fees
Anytime Online Tuition - Partnership Rate**
$360 per credit, plus fees
Active Duty Military Tuition Rates
Undergraduate Active Duty Military Tuition**
$250 per credit hour, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
**eligibility for this rate requires acceptance into an anytime program; additional discounts or scholarships do not apply.
Retired Military Tuition Discount
- The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
Undergraduate application - $25
Undergraduate online application - free
Processing fee for international students - $75
Undergraduate On-campus Student Services (per semester)
Resident students - $153
Full-time commuter (12+ credits) - $87
Part-time commuter (1-11 credits) - $16
Information Technology fees:
Part-time (1-11 credits) - $28 per credit
Full-time (12+ credits) - $409 per semester
International Student Fee -- $770 per semester
Transcripts (each) - $10
Level 1 Lab Fee - $25
Level 2 Lab Fee - $50
Level 3 Lab Fee - $75
Level 4 Lab Fee - $100
Level 5 Lab Fee - $350
Level 6 Lab Fee - $500
Lab Fee fo UAS-120 $500
Late registration for continuing students - $40
Drop/add (each paper form) - $10
Deferred payment plan - $30
Late payment fee - $25
Returned check - $40
Check stop payment request - $40
AAS degree programs - $75
BS degree programs - $150
Additional degrees - $75
Validation exam - $500
For the cost of living on Campus in Innovator's Hall, click here.
Click here for information about payment options and refund policy.
First-time freshmen and transfer undergraduate international applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships.
First-Time Freshmen - Merit scholarship is awarded based on the calculated Grade Point Average (GPA) shown on the applicant’s submitted credential evaluation.
Transfer – Merit scholarship for applicants transferring from a post-secondary institution is awarded based on the Grade Point Average (GPA) and academic coursework completed.
Note: Federal financial aid is restricted to documented U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, and some other eligible non-U.S. citizens.
Step 1: Submit Application
International first-time freshman and transfer students may use the Common Application or our Undergraduate Application for International Students.
Step 2: Submit Proof of English Proficiency
All non-native English speakers must demonstrate a satisfactory level of English proficiency. The following options are acceptable: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum score of 80 (internet-based)/550 (paper-based); International English Language Test (IELTS) minimum overall band score of 6.5 and no individual score lower than 6.0; Duolingo minimum score of 105; LanguageCert’s International ESOL B2 exam with all scores at 39 or higher (writing, reading, listening and speaking); SAT minimum Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 520; Evidence showing successful completion (C or higher) of English composition at an accredited university or college within the United States.
Step 3: Submit Official Transcripts
All applicants who completed or will complete secondary or post-secondary education outside the United States must submit official transcripts for evaluation directly to World Education Services (WES) or any credential evaluation service recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Step 4: Submit Statement of Finances
Applicants must submit bank statements verifying sufficient financial resources for living and educational expenses. These documents must be original and current (within six months of your anticipated start date) and show at least $38,000 (dollar amount must be stated in US currency). Proof of financial support can be:
An original letter from each sponsor accompanied by supporting bank statements and/or employment verification. Applicants who are sponsored by individuals or family members must make a tuition deposit of $500 with Capitol Technology University prior to formal acceptance and issuance of the Form I-20 (certificate of eligibility required for F-1 Visa application).
A letter of sponsorship or scholarship from a government agency or corporation. This letter must outline specific billing procedures. A declaration and certification of finances on the second page on the international admissions application with supporting bank statements and employment verification.
If no VISA, application must be received by:
Transfer VISA applicants:
Evaluated Transcripts must be received by:
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