Founded in 1927, Capitol Technology University is the only independent institution in Maryland focused exclusively in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Cybersecurity and management. We are located on a 52-acre campus in Laurel, MD, one mile from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 6 miles from NSA Headquarters and only 7 miles outside Washington, DC. Our location gives unique access for networking, internships and jobs at the top entities in technology.
Our average class size is 12. Classes are exclusively professor-taught, giving students the ultimate in one-on-one faculty instruction. Students take major-specific classes from their first semester. Internship opportunities at NASA and elsewhere open as early as second semester of the freshman year.
Capitol’s job placement commitment guarantees a placement within 90 days of graduation - in your field of study and at a competitive salary. The University is a member of the Common Application; there is no fee to apply. The university has a rolling admissions policy.
Majors include: Astronautical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology, Management of Information Technology, Mobile Computing and Game Design and Software Engineering.
What makes Capitol unique? From the student-made video game console, to the eight centers of excellence and labs; our culture of innovation is deeply ingrained into all aspects of the Capitol Technology experience. Our programs integrate scientific theory with hands-on experience. Undergraduate students gain practical knowledge—so they graduate job-ready—plus they develop an enhanced sense of self and society through liberal arts courses.
The mission of Capitol Technology University is to educate individuals for professional opportunities in engineering, computer and information sciences, and business. We provide relevant learning experiences that lead to success in the evolving global community.