Grand Canyon University is on a 100-acre campus in the urban setting of Phoenix, Arizona.
Grand Canyon University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Grand Canyon University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Grand Canyon University has the International Student Association. In fact, more students participate in the International Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Grand Canyon University include Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Nurses Association, Canyon Crazies and AZ Hosa.
Grand Canyon University students' favorite campus events are Welcome Week, ASGCU Events and Home Basketball Games.
This table offers information on housing at Grand Canyon University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||40%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,175|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,052|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||60%|
Grand Canyon University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Grand Canyon University students live off campus. In 2022, 40% of undergrads at Grand Canyon University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 60% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Grand Canyon University. There are 1,175 spots available in on-campus housing for all 63,752 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,052 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Grand Canyon University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Grand Canyon University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Grand Canyon University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Grand Canyon University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Grand Canyon University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Grand Canyon University has staffed gates to enter campus after non-business hours.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Grand Canyon University, take Interstate 17 to Phoenix, AZ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Phoenix Sky Harbor International airport.
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