Capella Education Company

Founded in 1991, Capella Education Company is a leader in online education, primarily through our wholly owned subsidiary Capella University, a regionally accredited online university. In addition, Capella Education Company offers online education through Resource Development International Ltd. (RDI), an independent provider of United Kingdom (UK) university distance learning qualifications. Capella University offers online graduate degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work; and bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Over 70 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs. Approximately 35,000 learners were enrolled as of Dec. 31, 2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries.
Minneapolis, US
Size (employees)
2,928 (est)+2%
Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, US

Capella Education Company Office Locations

Capella Education Company has an office in Minneapolis
Minneapolis, US (HQ)
225 South 6th St

Capella Education Company Data and Metrics

Capella Education Company Financial Metrics

Capella Education Company's revenue was reported to be $429.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 0% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

429.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

43 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

68.2 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

1 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

93.6 m
Capella Education Company's current market capitalization is $1 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


415.6 m422 m430.3 m429.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

355.7 m357.9 m363.2 m361.2 m


59.9 m64.1 m67 m68.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

59.7 m63.4 m66.8 m68.4 m

Income tax expense

24.5 m25.4 m26.6 m26 m

Net Income

35.2 m37.9 m40.2 m43 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


124.1 m94 m88 m93.6 m

Accounts Receivable


10.5 m9 m14.6 m17.9 m

Current Assets

172.8 m153.3 m149.3 m177.6 m


40 m37.2 m34.8 m34.1 m


17 m17 m16.9 m23.3 m

Total Assets

250.2 m254.4 m250.4 m277.3 m

Accounts Payable

7.9 m6.8 m2.3 m4.4 m

Dividends Payable

4.3 m4.6 m4.8 m4.9 m

Current Liabilities

56.2 m47.3 m46 m53 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

104.5 m112.4 m114.8 m121.6 m

Retained Earnings

77.5 m82.8 m83.2 m86.7 m

Total Equity

182 m195 m197.9 m208.3 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

35.2 m37.9 m40.2 m43 m

Depreciation and Amortization

25.9 m23.8 m22.7 m21.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(16 m)(16 m)(16 m)(14 m)


1.8 m(754 k)(3.4 m)(470 k)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

69.3 m65.2 m60.3 m82.3 m

Capital Expenditures

(18.7 m)(20.6 m)(20.6 m)(20.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(33.3 m)(60.9 m)(24 m)(39.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.2 m)(34.4 m)(42.2 m)(37.4 m)

Income Taxes Paid

27.5 m23.1 m31.2 m33.1 m

Free Cash Flow

88.1 m85.8 m81 m103.2 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

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