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Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Grand Canyon University is a 4-year interdenominational private school in Phoenix and the largest Christian university on the planet. GCU hosts eight colleges conferring undergraduate degrees as well as an honors college. The university is also home to Grand Canyon Theological Seminary dedicated to training Christian leaders and ministers. In addition to classroom space, the GCU campus includes an aquatics center with a pool and a hot tub, a brick promenade, and a video game cafe.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • For Profit
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting
In-State Students
31%
Out-Of-State Students
68%
0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
83,284
Total Number of Undergrads
49,556
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,912
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$16,500
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,500
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
29%
71%
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Phoenix
Los Angeles
New York
Atlanta
Dallas
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$49,200
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What Students Are Saying

They are a good school for all kind of academics but not so much in the fine arts department of the school. Grand Canyon is really good on safety and has a multitude of public safety officers always patrolling the campus. The environment itself is warm and always very inviting.
Theressa from Mesa, AZ
Grand Canyon University is a very peaceful campus. The people are very nice. The professors have for the most part been a great help.
Lissandra from Phoenix, AZ