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Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona

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Grand Canyon University

Private 4 Year

10 reviews

About Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University (commonly referred to as GCU or Grand Canyon) is a for-profit Christian university in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States.

Founded in 1949 as a non-profit liberal arts college, the university was purchased by Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOPE) in February 2004. The university is the first, and only, for-profit to participate in NCAA Division I athletics. As a non-profit, the university had briefly participated in NCAA Division I athletics, from 1995 to 1998, winning several conference titles.

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Location

Located in Phoenix, Arizona.

3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ, 85017, Maricopa County

Grand Canyon University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#720 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Arizona

#5 of 122

Best For-Profit Colleges in America

#1 of 2835

Most Popular Majors

Out of 19 majors categories at Grand Canyon University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Grand Canyon University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni