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Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ
University Website: www.gcu.edu
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Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a for-profit Christian university located in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. It is owned by Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ: LOPE). GCU was founded in 1949 as a non-profit liberal arts college. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. purchased Grand Canyon University in February 2004.

Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and provides online and campus-based postsecondary education services focused on graduate and undergraduate degree programs in education, liberal arts, business, and healthcare through its seven colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Christian Studies, the College of Doctoral Studies, the College of Education, the College of Fine Arts and Production, the College of Nursing, and the Ken Blanchard College of Business.

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Fast Facts

  • Private for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $9,198.00 avg tuition

3300 W Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(800) 800-9776

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Grand Canyon University

Statistics:
Applied 7,136
Admitted 2,628 37%
Enrolled total 2,097
Full Time: 760
Part Time 1,337
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 59%
4-year graduation rate 34%
6-year graduation rate 42%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Grand Canyon University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,198.00 $9,198.00 $9,198.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $565.00 $565.00 $565.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $390.00 $390.00 $390.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,074.00 $8,074.00 $8,074.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $449.00 $449.00 $449.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,000.00 $10,400.00 $4,000.00
Other Expenses $2,400.00 $400.00 $4,000.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 96%
Percent receiving grant aid 93%
Avg amount of grant aid $13,219.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 65%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,866.00

Grand Canyon University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Exercise Physiology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Accounting and Business/Management X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management and Services, Other X
Information Resources Management X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Superintendency and Educational System Administration X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Nurse Specialist X
Critical Care Nursing X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Medical Informatics X
Nursing Administration X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling X X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
Fire Services Administration X
Forensic Science and Technology X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Youth Ministry X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Digital Arts X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Keyboard Instruments X
Voice and Opera X

Scholarships for Students in Arizona

Name Amount Deadline
Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship Up to $12,000 November 21, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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