From Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, nonprofit, private Christian university. GCU provides affordable, transformative higher education and is dedicated to serving students, the community, the greater good, and God.
GCU’s nine distinct colleges offer more than 200 academic programs, including over 150 online programs. As of fall 2018, approximately 20,500 ground students are expected to attend GCU’s vibrant, growing campus. Decades of experienced leadership deliver flexible online education for more than 75,000 online students who need the convenience of independent learning. For working professionals, on-campus evening classes are kept small and meet once per week.
GCU is proud to be ranked as the No. 7 Best College Campus in America. Also, the four-year graduation rate for traditional students has climbed to 58% for the 2014 cohort.
- Campus Life
Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) main campus is truly an oasis in the heart of Phoenix. With new classroom buildings, popular dining options, sparkling swimming pools, state-of-the-art athletic facilities and so much more, the GCU campus is the perfect place to call home for the next four years. With GCU’s four-credit courses and fast-track options, you can also graduate faster, allowing you to enter the workforce soon – and with less debt.
To help you get the most out of your college experience at GCU, our departments and offices on campus offer services, events and resources that enhance your academic pursuits and help you experience Lope Life. The Office of Student Affairs enhances your college experience as part of the campus community, while Student Success offers programs that enrich your academic experience.
Interested in becoming a GCU Lope? Experience Grand Canyon University firsthand by attending Discover GCU! Eligible students who are admissible to GCU, confirmed to attend and approved to travel, can get the REAL college experience during this free, two-day, overnight campus visit. Experience Lope Life and what it’s like to stay in a suite-style residence hall, attend a campus event and more!
- Campus Life at GCU
Living life on campus at GCU can be an exciting time. GCU offers modern and secure campus housing as well as many academic, recreation and athletic clubs and events to fit a wide variety of interests. Find out more information about what it means to be a Lope at GCU.
- Campus Scholarships
At Grand Canyon University (GCU), we offer generous scholarship opportunities to help make funding a private Christian education affordable. Register today to lock in your scholarship offer and see how affordable earning your degree at GCU can be.
Campus scholarships are available for traditional students who take courses on our main campus. To learn more about your eligibility for these scholarships, speak with your university admissions counselor.
GCU also posts outside scholarship opportunities1 to help you supplement your education. These scholarships may be combined with GCU scholarships to cover tuition and other expenses.