Grand Canyon University

Also referred to as: GCU

Main Campus:

3300 W Camelback Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85017

About Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a private university located in Phoenix, Arizona. GCU is a regionally accredited, Christian university that provides both online and on-campus bachelor's and master's degree programs in the areas of business, education, nursing and health sciences, and liberal arts.

Distance Learning Enrollment: 10,000 students Financial Aid For Online Students: Yes Average Cost Per Online Course: N/A

Sector: Private for-profit- 4-year Religious Affiliation:Undenominational HBCU:No Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral Academic Calendar:N/A Accredited By: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

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Online Learning Programs at Grand Canyon University

The OEDb (Online Education Database) ranks Grand Canyon University as one of the top online education programs, and Fortune recognized the school as one of the top five online colleges for entrepreneurs.

At this university, all online courses use Angel Technology and students begin online courses and end them on the same timetable. The courses are not independent studies, and exams are taken electronically.

What's Unique at Grand Canyon University

GCU has some noteworthy alumni including: Chad Curtis Former MLB player; Efrain Escudero Mixed Martial Arts competitor for the UFC and Reality TV Star; Horacio Llamas former NBA player for the Phoenix Suns; Cody Ransom, a player for the New York Yankees; and Tim Salmon former player for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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