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Capital University

Established: 1830
Type: Private
Faculty: 201 full-time, 198 part-time
Students: 3,895
Location: Bexley, Ohio, United States
Mascot: Crusaders
Affiliations: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Website: http://www.capital.edu/

Capital University is a private liberal arts university of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in Bexley, Ohio, founded in 1830. The university offers an adult degree program in Columbus, Ohio. The university is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and is one of the largest Lutheran-affiliated universities in North America. 3,895 students enrolled in fall of 2004. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... For other uses, see Student (disambiguation). ... Bexley is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... A website (alternatively, web site or Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or more web servers, usually accessible via the Internet. ... For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... Bexley is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Fairfield, Delaware Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City 212. ... The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... North American redirects here. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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About The University

Capital University is a private liberal arts college located in Bexley, Ohio. It's the oldest university in Central Ohio and one of the oldest and largest Lutheran-affiliated universities in North America. Capital is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and serves as a College Board member. The school offers Bachelor's, Master's, and First Professional degrees. The stated educational mission of the University is based on Lutheran values of free inquiry, critical thinking, and leadership. Bexley is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States. ...


Capital is a residential campus that operates on semester scheduling with most students living on campus in one of six residence halls: Saylor-Ackermann Hall, Cotterman Hall, the Lohman Complex, Schaaf Hall, Capital Commons, and the newest, College Avenue Hall. The student population is mostly from within the state of Ohio. Capital's commitment to cultural diversity is numerically minimum with "diverse students" making up less than 7% of the overall student population.


Capital University was ranked 17th in "U.S. News America's Best Colleges 2008: 'Universities-Master's (Midwest): Top Schools.'" [1]


Degrees And Majors

Capital University offers more than 60 majors and 39 minors, with double majors and majors with special emphasis.

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communication (and Integrated Language Arts)
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Economics (Political Science)
  • Education
  • Engineering (dual degree)
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Financial Economics
  • Health and Fitness Management
  • Health Education
  • History (and Integrated Social Studies)
  • International Studies
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics (and Integrated Math)
  • Modern Languages
  • Music (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music)
  • Music Education
  • Music Technology
  • Nursing
  • Organizational Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science (and Integrated Social Studies) (see Economics-Political Science)
  • Public Administration
  • Professional Studies
  • Psychology (and Integrated Social Studies)
  • Public Relations
  • Radio/Television/Film
  • Religion
  • Science Education (Single, Dual and Integrated options)
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre Studies

Athletics

Capital University participates in numerous sports and plays within the Ohio Athletic Conference in Division III. Under the name Capital Crusaders, the following teams and clubs compete on the varsity level:


Male Athletics:

  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor)


Female Athletics:

  • Women's Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Softball
  • Women's Tennis
  • Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor)
  • Volleyball

The school's primary athletic rival is Otterbein College, in Westerville, Ohio. Otterbein College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Westerville, Ohio. ... Westerville is a city in Franklin and Delaware Counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. ...


Student Organizations

Capital University features more than 70 student organizations. This includes 13 fraternities and sororities, arts and media organizations, cultural organizations, honors societies, campus programming, religious organizations, service organizations, and government and social organizations.


Notable alumni

  • Ron Amstutz, Ohio State Senator.
  • Tim Ayers, Former Mayor and City Commissioner, Springfield, Ohio
  • George Dell, Author.
  • Thomas Hamilton, Vice-President, Penzoil.
  • Dorthea Johnson, Vice-President, AT&T.
  • Armin Meyer, former U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon, Iran, and Japan.
  • Joseph Stevens, Professional Swan Diving Champion and Judge

State Senator Ron Amstutz, of Wooster, Ohio, is an American politician of the Republican Party. ... Timothy (Tim) Frederick Ayers (born November 19, 1958) served as Mayor and City Commissioner of Springfield, Ohio from 1984-1990. ...

Notable Law School alumni

  • Bruce Edward Johnson, Ohio Lt. Governor (2004-2006).
  • Greg Lashutka, former Mayor, Columbus (1991-1999), Vice President, Nationwide Insurance.
  • Paul McNulty, United States Deputy Attorney General (from 2005).
  • Emil B. Pielke, former Maryland Delegate.
  • U.S. Representative Deborah Pryce, (R-OH 1992 - present).
  • U.S. Representative Jim Jordan, (R-OH Elected 2006).

Bruce Edward Johnson (born May 25, 1960) is an American lawyer and Republican politician who was appointed the State of Ohios sixty-third lieutenant governor on January 5, 2005 to complete an unexpired term. ... Gregory S. Lashutka was mayor of Columbus, Ohio, from 1992 to 2000. ... Paul J. McNulty Paul J. McNulty (born January 21, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the retiring Deputy Attorney General of the United States, having previously served as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. ... Emil B. Pielke (Born March 4, 1942) was appointed in 2002 to represent District 9B, which covers a portion of Baltimore County, Maryland. ... Deborah D. Pryce (born July 29, 1951 in Warren, Ohio) is an American politician from Ohio. ... James D. Jordan of Urbana, Ohio, is an American politician of the Republican party who serves as a member of the Ohio Senate. ...

Notable faculty

Environmental ethics is the part of environmental philosophy which considers the ethical relationship between human beings and the natural environment. ... Philosophy of religion is the rational study of the meaning and justification ( or rebuttal) of fundamental religious claims, particularly about the nature and existence of God (or gods, or the divine). ... A vocation is an occupation, either professional or voluntary, that is seen to those who carry it out as offering more than simply financial reward. ...

See also

Capital University Law School is a law school in Columbus, Ohio, affiliated with Capital University. ...

References

  1. ^ USNews.com: America's Best Colleges 2008: Universities-Master's (Midwest): Top Schools

External links

  • Capital University
  • Capital University Student Government
  • WXCU Radio

Coordinates: 39°57′17″N 82°56′17″W / 39.954828, -82.938141 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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