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    Capella Education Co. (CPLA)

    53.90 Down 1.41(2.55%) 9:33AM EDT - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    Capella Education Co.
    Capella Tower
    9th Floor
    Minneapolis, MN 55402
    United States - Map
    Phone: 888-227-3552
    Website: http://www.capellaeducationcompany.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Education & Training Services
    Full Time Employees:2,887

    Business Summary 

    Capella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online postsecondary education services company primarily in the United States. It offers various doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s programs primarily for public service leadership, nursing and health sciences, social and behavioral sciences, business and technology, education, and undergraduate studies; and online distance learning services, including degree-entry programs and doctoral level programs in various disciplines, such as business, management, psychology, law, and computing. The company also provides a social teaching and learning platform that supports self-paced learning; and online non-degree, job-ready skills, and training solutions and services to individuals and corporate partners through its learning platform. In addition, it provides learner support services, which include academic services comprising new learner orientation, technical support, academic advisory and research services, writing services, and tutoring services, as well as operates an online portal, which provides academic and personal skills; administrative services, including online class registration and transcript requests; library services; financial aid counseling; and career counseling services. As of December 31, 2015, the company offered approximately 1,840 online courses and 48 academic programs with 163 specializations to approximately 37,000 learners. Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Capella Education Co.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. J. Kevin Gilligan BA, 61
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Stephen G. Shank J.D., 72
    Founder, Director and Member of Fin. Committee
    Mr. Steven L. Polacek BS, 56
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Ms. Renee L. Jackson , 49
    VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Ms. Mary L. Miller , 55
    Chief Marketing Officer for Capella University
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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