Capella Education Company is a pioneer in developing high-quality, online degree programs for adults.
Capella's academic programs are delivered through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Capella University, an accredited online academic institution. The university is known for its rigorous curricula that combine strong academic content and real-world practicality, presented in a flexible, online format geared for adult students. Capella Education Company also owns Capella Learning Solutions (CLS) which provides online non-degree, high-demand, job-ready skills, training solutions and services to individuals and corporate partners, Hackbright, the leading non-degree software engineering school for women, DevMountain, an industry-leading coding school, and Sophia, an innovative learning platform leveraging technology to support self-paced learning.


Employee Rating

3.5More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyStrayer Education
HQMinneapolis, US
Founded1991
Websitecapellaeducation.com
Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, US
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Capella Education Company Office Locations

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

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Founding Date

1991

Total Funding

$35 m

Investors

In total, Capella Education Company had raised $35 m. Capella Education Company is a subsidiary of Strayer Education

Capella Education Company Revenue

Capella Education Company's revenue was reported to be $440.41 m in FY, 2017
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

415.6m422.0m430.3m429.4m440.4m

Revenue growth, %

2%2%0%

General and administrative expense

39.8m42.4m41.7m

Operating expense total

363.2m361.2m395.3m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

108.0m103.7m105.4m106.7m105.9m111.8m109.6m107.0m112.0m111.6m

General and administrative expense

10.4m8.8m10.3m10.9m10.2m10.6m11.1m9.9m9.9m11.3m

Operating expense total

90.9m90.2m88.9m88.7m90.6m94.2m94.2m93.2m94.0m96.5m

EBIT

17.1m13.5m16.5m18.1m15.3m17.6m15.4m13.8m17.9m15.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

124.1m94.0m88.0m93.6m106.6m

Accounts Receivable

101.4m

Inventories

10.5m9.0m14.6m17.9m

Current Assets

172.8m153.3m149.3m177.6m184.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

114.8m93.6m88.5m90.5m99.4m102.7m97.2m92.5m61.4m95.7m99.1m118.0m112.2m118.1m117.9m

Current Assets

185.3m147.9m151.5m157.6m160.8m162.7m164.5m176.7m163.7m175.4m184.6m192.9m199.8m194.5m189.7m

PP&E

41.1m39.4m39.2m37.7m38.8m38.3m36.5m34.2m33.8m33.1m34.9m35.8m36.5m35.9m34.8m

Goodwill

16.9m17.0m17.1m17.1m16.8m16.9m16.9m26.8m25.3m23.3m23.3m23.3m13.5m13.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

35.2m37.9m40.2m43.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

25.9m23.8m22.7m21.3m

Inventories

1.8m(754.0k)(3.4m)(470.0k)

Accounts Payable

4.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

25.2m8.8m17.9m25.6m10.0m20.4m28.5m9.3m19.0m31.5m11.3m22.0m30.8m13.8m25.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

19.7m6.2m12.1m18.0m5.5m11.2m17.0m5.2m10.3m15.8m5.1m10.1m14.9m4.8m9.6m

Accounts Payable

(4.0m)(60.0k)(230.0k)8.3m7.5m2.1m6.5m7.9m(7.0m)(9.5m)(6.0m)(1.1m)(3.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

53.2m15.5m33.8m47.5m19.6m40.9m51.7m22.0m42.3m74.0m16.3m35.3m56.4m21.3m39.4m
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Capella Education Company Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Total Enrollment

36.98 k37.88 k37.52 k
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Capella Education Company Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
DevMountainMay 04, 2016$20 m
Hackbright AcademyApril 22, 2016$18 m
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Capella Education Company Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Capella Education Company founded?

    Capella Education Company was founded in 1991.

  • What is Capella Education Company revenue?

    Latest Capella Education Company annual revenue is $440.4 m.

  • Who are Capella Education Company competitors?

    Competitors of Capella Education Company include Bridgepoint Education, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and XanEdu.

  • Where is Capella Education Company headquarters?

    Capella Education Company headquarters is located at 225 South 6th St, Minneapolis.

  • Where are Capella Education Company offices?

    Capella Education Company has an office in Minneapolis.

  • How many offices does Capella Education Company have?

    Capella Education Company has 1 office.