Grand Canyon University

In 1949, Grand Canyon University was established in Phoenix, Arizona, as a private, accredited Christian institution. GCU offers on-campus and online bachelor's and master's degrees through four colleges:
  • The Ken Blanchard College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts

Grand Canyon University supports both traditional undergraduates and working professionals. Campus students enjoy Phoenix's 300 sunny days per year as well as the culture, recreation and major league sports of a modern metropolis. And of course, the actual Grand Canyon is just four hours away. GCU boasts contemporary dormitories, a wide range of campus activity groups, a state-of-the-art exercise and wellness center, ten NCAA sports programs, and countless community outreach programs that empower students to genuinely make a difference.

Online Degrees at Grand Canyon University

Thousands of working professionals and students across the country enjoy GCU's respected online degree programs. Ranked among the top ten online colleges by the Online Education Database, Grand Canyon University strives to provide a rigorous educational experience that meets the needs of working adults. Online students discuss academic issues and contribute to peer-reviewed team projects with qualified instructors and classmates around the world.

Through the use of sophisticated, emerging technologies, our online degree programs maintain the same elevated academic standards that apply to our traditional programs. Courses are taught by experienced industry professionals who excel in both research and teaching. GCU graduates are able to use their new skills right away to enhance their job performance and make contributions to their communities.

Grand Canyon University is regularly listed in US News and World Report's school rankings, and is also found in the Student Guide to America's 100 Best College Buys. GCU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.



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