Low Cost Education Courses

Accelerated, flexible, low-cost general-education option

Complete general-education courses with Sophia Learning, Capella's learning partner, which can be applied to your Capella bachelor’s program.

Benefits and Details

Flexible and self-paced—take courses anytime, anywhere, from your laptop, tablet, or mobile device.

Free courses from Sophia

ACE-recommended courses for college credit are free until July 31, 2020.

Self-Paced Learning

Courses are designed to be completed in 60 days.

Learning Coaches

Contact a coach by email, phone, or live chat for free help and support. 


Recommended for potential transfer to more than 2,000 colleges and universities.*

*The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia's online courses. Sophia's courses are ACE Credit® recommended for transfer to many colleges and universities.

A Simple Way to Complete Your Gen-Ed Requirements

Take at least six quarter credits from each of these categories to reach the 24 credits you need to apply to Capella: communication, humanities, natural science and mathematics, and social science.

Sophia Learning offers a variety of these courses, all of which may apply directly to your Capella bachelor's degree program. You can only submit Sophia courses for transfer within 10 weeks of starting your first FlexPath course.

Find Funding Options

We’re here to help you find ways to pay for college without taking on overwhelming debt. Capella financing coaches are available to guide you, or you can download our step-by-step financing guide.