Grand Canyon University

country rank  155
world rank  379

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University Overview

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Phoenix (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Arizona. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Grand Canyon University (GCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym GCU
Founded 1949
Motto Find Your Purpose
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 3300 W Camelback Road
Phoenix (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
85017 Arizona
United States
T +1 (800) 800 9776
F +1 (602) 589 2861

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 3300 West Camelback Road, Dept M100
Phoenix 85017
+1 800 800 9776
800 800 9776

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Grand Canyon University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019