Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

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Tuition & Fees

$17,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

28%

male

72%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 39,474
Declined 9,444
Total Received 48,918
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Proprietary

89,788

undergraduate students

60,797

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Grand Canyon University, founded in 1949, is a private, Christian, non-sectarian liberal arts university. Its campus is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Public/private Proprietary
Campus enrollment 150,585
Established in 1949
Coeducational Coeducational

100-acre, urban campus in Phoenix (population: 1,626,078). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Grand Canyon University
3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ
85017

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

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Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 22
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 39,474
Declined 9,444
Total Received 48,918

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,683

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $16,500
Room $5,200
Board $3,700
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $800
Total $27,500
Average Financial Aid - $7,683
Total with Avg. Aid $19,817
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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 800-9776, extension 6600
F: 866 621-7773
facouns@gcu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, flag football, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Western Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Advertising.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Critical Care Nursing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Dance, General.
Digital Arts.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Nutrition.
Information Technology.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious Education.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

150,585

total students

28%

in-state

72%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

60%

89,788
students

Female
72%
64,331

Male
28%
25,457

40%

60,797
students

Female
77%
46,587

Male
23%
14,210

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

21%

19,134
students

Female
61%
11,754

Male
39%
7,380

79%

70,654
students

Female
74%
52,577

Male
26%
18,077

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.25
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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