3300 W. Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85017 602-589-2855
http://www.gcu.edu admissionsground@gcu.edu
About Grand Canyon University
  • Year of Foundation 1949
  • Size of Campus 90 Acre
  • Type of Instituition For-profit institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian, nondenominational
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,091
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 19%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $9,750
  • Room and Board $7,130
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,609
Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been a premier private university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential through landing the career of their dreams, advancing their career, and changing careers. As a Christian university, GCU also encourages students to find their purpose in Christ, with an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the workplace.With a growing campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, this private university offers its students many amenities such as an Olympic-sized, heated pool, two new dorm buildings and a new state-of-the-art student recreation center. Also, the GCU Arena, a 5,000-seat facility, is home to the GCU men's and women's basketball teams as well as major concerts, theatrical productions and other events. The latest dining hall on campus, Thunder Alley, features several restaurants and a six-lane bowling alley.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Phoenix (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Maricopa, AZ (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus Phoenix (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Basic Services Provided N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 60
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Counseling Services N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities N/A