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Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ 4-Year Private
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About Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University Overview

Grand Canyon University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Phoenix, Arizona. Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and enrolls 63,752 undergrads and no graduate students. Grand Canyon University provides housing for up to 1,175 students. The majority of students live on campus. On the weekends, about 70% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Grand Canyon University

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Grand Canyon University's theater groups.

Grand Canyon University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Grand Canyon University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Grand Canyon University on the Student Life page.

2022 Grand Canyon University Facts At-A-Glance
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Tuition $16,401
Percent of Need Met 0%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $3,350

Is Grand Canyon University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Grand Canyon University offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Grand Canyon University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Grand Canyon University Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Grand Canyon University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Grand Canyon University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Grand Canyon University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Grand Canyon University meets 0% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Grand Canyon University full-time are awarded $3,350 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Grand Canyon University.

Based on this information, is Grand Canyon University the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Grand Canyon University a good school for you?

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Where is Grand Canyon University?

Grand Canyon University is located in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, in the suburbs of Phoenix.

If you want to see Grand Canyon University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 17 to Phoenix, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Grand Canyon University and Phoenix are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3300 West Camelback Road, PO Box 11097 Phoenix, AZ 85017-1097

Campus Setting: Urban

Grand Canyon University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Grand Canyon University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Grand Canyon University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Grand Canyon University Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Grand Canyon University is like? There are approximately 63,752 students enrolled at Grand Canyon University. 31% percent of students attend school full-time.


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