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Grand Canyon University Admissions

Check in with Grand Canyon University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Grand Canyon University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Grand Canyon University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
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Considering Applying Early to Grand Canyon University?

Grand Canyon University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Grand Canyon University?

Getting into Grand Canyon University is moderately difficult.

In 2021, Grand Canyon University **accepted .

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Grand Canyon University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Grand Canyon University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Grand Canyon University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Grand Canyon University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Grand Canyon University must submit the following items. Double check with Grand Canyon University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.75
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Grand Canyon University?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Grand Canyon University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Grand Canyon University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Transferring to Grand Canyon University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Grand Canyon University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by September 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Grand Canyon University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Grand Canyon University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Grand Canyon University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Grand Canyon University.

Does Grand Canyon University accept transfer credits?

Grand Canyon University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Grand Canyon University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Grand Canyon University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Grand Canyon University?

Grand Canyon University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

Want To Learn More About Grand Canyon University?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Grand Canyon University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

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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

Grand Canyon University ACT Scores

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Grand Canyon University GPA

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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,176

Out-of-State

$17,176

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Application Deadline

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