Grand Canyon University: Review & Facts

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Grand Canyon University is a large four-year, private for-profit school with 69,445 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1949 and is one of the 33 schools and colleges located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
76
Fair
At Grand Canyon University you can obtain your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Grand Canyon University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 76 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Grand Canyon University student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (close to Arizona average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Grand Canyon University is low: 30%.

Student to faculty ratio at Grand Canyon University is decent - 17:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,200
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - around $16,500 per year. The additional fees at Grand Canyon University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $700; this makes it a total of $17,200 per year.

Read the details about Grand Canyon University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
43%
As reported in recent data, 34,475 applications were submitted and 14,893 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

Grand Canyon University will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Grand Canyon University is $100.00. The graduate application fee is $100.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Grand Canyon University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (800) 800-9776 or check Grand Canyon University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
Grand Canyon University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Grand Canyon University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Grand Canyon University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 9,500 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,000 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Grand Canyon University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Grand Canyon University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Grand Canyon University Location and Maps



Post Address: Grand Canyon University, 3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017, USA
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