Grand Canyon University

Address:
3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017
Phone:
800-800-9776
Website:
http://www.gcu.edu
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About Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,999
 Graduate15,206
 Total34,205
GenderFemale75%
 Male25%
Student Age% Under 2512%
 % 25 and Over88%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time22%
 % Part-time78%
Race/Ethnicity% White10.8%
 % Black5.9%
 % Asian0.6%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown80.2%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution type
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal2,840
 % Admitted100%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled80%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$16,500
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,500
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid84%
 % Undergraduates with Loans77%
 % Undergraduates with Grants82%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,000
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,400
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,400
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,000

Neighborhood Data for the Phoenix Area

Median Age31.8
Median Household Income$48,596
Total Population1,455,565
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.4% 49.6%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1752.5%47.5%
 Age 18-2451.9%48.1%
 Age 25-2951.6%48.4%
 Age 30-3951.5%48.5%
 40+49.4%50.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.7%
 % Black6.3%
 % Asian3.1%
 % Latino40.1%
 % Native American1.9%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.8%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,000
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$727
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50028.7%13.4%3.8%
 $500 to $74954.5%49.4%0.0%
 $750 to $99911.1%29.3%43.1%
 Over $10005.7%7.9%28.5%