Grand Canyon UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Phoenix, AZ

$17,800

Avg tuition

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About Grand Canyon University

School Type: Private

Status: For Profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Grand Canyon University is a large private university located on an urban campus in Phoenix, Arizona. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 96,211, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 62 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 21:1. Tuition and fees for students are $17,800.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

77% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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96k

Students Enrolled

88%

Online Student Enrollment

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

46%

Black

20%

Hispanic

19%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

Female student population

73%

Socio-economic diversity

39% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

39%

State Grant Aid

2%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

39%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,144
State Grant Aid $879
Institution Grant Aid $7,951
Pell Grant Aid $4,645

Financial Outlook

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.