Grand Canyon University Review

Grand Canyon University is a non-denominational Christian university based in Phoenix, Arizona, that offers a offers variety of online and campus-based programs for both traditional undergraduate students and working professionals. Learn more about this school below.

Why Grand Canyon University

  1. Online flexibility
  2. Personal attention
  3. Financial aid assistance

Earn Your Degree Faster

At Grand Canyon University, you can complete your degree faster with our efficient 4-credit courses. With undergraduate programs that include just 30 courses, or even less if you have transfer credits, and graduate programs with only 8 to 13 courses, you gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your career!

What an incredible experience! I just finished my academic portion of my Masters in ED in Elementary Education. What I have learned at GCU and in my practicums amazes me. GCU is an enabler for your future. What a great ride for knowledge and discovery! On to Student teaching in 2 months! -- Donn Gallon, College of Education

Discover Grand Canyon University

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona's private university. The prestigious Christian university is regionally accredited and is recognized as offering some of the best online education programs in the nation by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Technology & Learning Magazine,, Online Education Database (OEDb), and more. Grand Canyon University offers online and campus-based bachelor's and master's degree programs through the Colangelo College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, and College of Humanities and Social Sciences. GCU emphasizes individual attention for both traditional undergraduate students as well as the working professional.

I've been a apart of GCU for almost three years. All online, great teaching and great attention to detail. I will achieve everything I set my mind to in this university. Thank you GCU! -- Alexis Cruz, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Admission Requirements

Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED.

Accreditation Information

Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

GCU Online offers cutting edge curriculum, and you'll be able apply what you learn to your job-immediately. Best of all, your can earn your desired degree in less than two years and graduate with few financial restraints. That's because Grand Canyon University Online has developed an accelerated process for earning your degree while saving you more than 50% off your tuition , when compared to other universities. In addition, other financial options, including financial aid, are available to those who qualify.

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.