Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona

Overview

Address3300 W Camelback Rd
School Websitewww.gcu.edu
School TypePrivate for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Grand Canyon University is a large private for-profit, 4-year college based in Phoenix, Arizona that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 28,198 students applied to Grand Canyon University. Of those students, 22,868 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Grand Canyon University was $16,500, in addition to fees of $550. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Grand Canyon University.

Grand Canyon University has a 37% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Grand Canyon University acceptance rate is 81%. To put this into perspective, 22,868 of the 28,198 students who applied to Grand Canyon University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Grand Canyon University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Grand Canyon University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Grand Canyon University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Grand Canyon University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Grand Canyon University, the tuition for in-state residents is $16,500. Combined with fees of $550, room and board costs of $8,550, other expenses of $5,700 and the $800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $32,100.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,050 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Grand Canyon University to $32,100 for out-of-state students.

Students at Grand Canyon University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Grand Canyon University was $5,104 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 44%.

Grand Canyon University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio20:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Grand Canyon University.

Grand Canyon University has a good gender split, with 71% of undergraduates being female and 29% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 29% of students come from in-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Grand Canyon University is 20:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Grand Canyon University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 81% students enroll at Grand Canyon University part-time; the other 17,336 students enrolled full-time.

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