Grand Canyon University Teaching Programs
Grand Canyon University is a private for-profit institution situated in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
Grand Canyon University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Grand Canyon University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Grand Canyon University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Grand Canyon University has earned from around the web.
|#14||Best Special Education Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#32||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#47||Best Education Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#58||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#63||Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
Where Is Grand Canyon University?
Contact details for Grand Canyon University are given below.
|Address:||3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017|
Admission Requirements for Grand Canyon University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Grand Canyon University?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.
Can I Afford Grand Canyon University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Grand Canyon University, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $7,135 a year. That adds up to $28,540 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Grand Canyon University is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Grand Canyon University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 37,214 graduate students at the school.
Of the 18,406 full-time undergraduates at Grand Canyon University, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Grand Canyon University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,129|
|Hispanic or Latino||4,925|
Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at Grand Canyon University. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.
At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 92 countries are represented at Grand Canyon University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Canada, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Grand Canyon University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Grand Canyon University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Grand Canyon University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Grand Canyon University was 9.1%. This is the #61 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Grand Canyon University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Grand Canyon University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Grand Canyon University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Grand Canyon University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Grand Canyon University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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