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Grand Canyon University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Grand Canyon University

Website: http://www.gcu.edu
Address: 3300 W Camelback Rd , Phoenix , Arizona - 85017
Phone: (800) 800-9776
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $100
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,785
1,037
1,748
Percent admitted
100%
100%
100%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
41%
40%
42%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
-
-
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Recommended
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $15,480
Out-of-state tuition $15,480
Books and supplies $1,680
On-campus room and board $9,000
On-campus other expenses $3,150
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
77%
-
Federal grant aid
40%
$3,038
State or local grant aid
21%
$1,762
Institutional grant aid
39%
-
Loan aid
63%
$6,278
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
22,025
26%
74%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 9,758
Estimated graduates enrolled 12,329
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 49%
Men 52%
Women 48%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 36%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 48%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 49%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $12,500 $14,320 $16,030 $17,060 6.4%
Books and supplies $1,560 $1,680 $1,680 $1,750 4.2%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,000 $9,000 $9,000 $12,000 33.3%
Other $3,650 $3,650 $3,150 $2,400 -23.8%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $26,710 $28,650 $29,860 $33,210 11.2%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Grand Canyon University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $100
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,851 2,110 3,741
Percent admitted 100% 100% 100%
Percent admitted who enrolled 38% 35% 41%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1968 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/8/2006 -   Accredited