Capella Education Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1991

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 2,954

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant

  • Financing Rounds
  • 12

  • Investments
  • 2

Capella Education General Information

Description

Provider of online post-secondary education services. The company's online post-secondary education services offers graduate and doctoral degree programs in the fields of business, information technology, education, health, human services, public safety, and psychology, enabling students to experience quality education and wholesome development.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • 225 South Sixth Street
  • Capella Tower, 9th Floor
  • Minneapolis, MN 55402
  • United States
+1 (612) 000-0000

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Capella Education Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Capella Education Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last
Financing
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Capella Education Competitors (22)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Strategic Education Formerly PE-Backed Herndon, VA 0000 00000 000000000 00 00000
Perdoceo Education Corporation Schaumburg, IL 0000 000.00 000000 - 000 000.00
Apollo Education Group Private Equity-Backed Phoenix, AZ 00000 00000 000000000000 00000
Education Management Formerly PE-Backed Pittsburgh, PA 00000 00.00 000000000000
Liberty University Corporation Lynchburg, VA 0000
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Capella Education Patents

Capella Education Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20040002050-A1 Professional coaching process and tool for use in an online education system Inactive 02-May-2002 00000000000 0
US-20030055842-A1 System and method for automatically evaluating and provisionally granting educational transfer credits Inactive 18-Sep-2001 000000000

Capella Education Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kevin Gilligan Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Michael Offerman Higher Education Consultant and President Emeritus
Peter Ramstad Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President
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Capella Education Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000 0000000 Strategic Education Board Member 000 0000
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Capella Education Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Capella Education Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Capella Education Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
DevMountain 04-May-2016 0000000000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 00000 000
Hackbright Academy 22-Apr-2016 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 00000 000
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Capella Education Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
DevMountain Educational and Training Services (B2C) Lehi, UT 2013
Hackbright Academy Educational and Training Services (B2C) San Francisco, CA 0000
Capella University Acquirer Minneapolis, MN
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Capella Education FAQs

  • When was Capella Education founded?

    Capella Education was founded in 1991.

  • Who is the founder of Capella Education?

    Stephen Shank JD is the founder of Capella Education.

  • Who is the CEO of Capella Education?

    Kevin Gilligan is the CEO of Capella Education.

  • Where is Capella Education headquartered?

    Capella Education is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

  • What is the size of Capella Education?

    Capella Education has 2,954 total employees.

  • What industry is Capella Education in?

    Capella Education’s primary industry is Educational and Training Services (B2C).

  • Is Capella Education a private or public company?

    Capella Education is a Private company.

  • What is Capella Education’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Capella Education is 000000.

  • How much funding has Capella Education raised over time?

    Capella Education has raised $234M.

  • Who are Capella Education’s investors?

    Cherry Tree & Associates, Forstmann Little & Co., Insight Partners, Maveron, and New Markets Venture Partners are 5 of 11 investors who have invested in Capella Education.

  • Who are Capella Education’s competitors?

    Strategic Education, Perdoceo Education, Apollo Education Group, Education Management, and Liberty University are some of the 22 competitors of Capella Education.

  • When was Capella Education acquired?

    Capella Education was acquired on 31-Dec-2021.

  • Who acquired Capella Education?

    Capella Education was acquired by Strategic Education.

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