Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university. We help students find their purpose by offering next-generation education with 292 academic programs across nine distinct colleges. In Fall 2020, GCU had over 22,000 ground students* on our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix join our innovative and collaborative virtual learning community.

* Includes all students who attend ground campus classes the start of the Fall 2020 semester for traditional students, or in the last two months of Q1 for cohort students

Contact Info



Year Founded1949
Institution TypePrivate Christian
Student-Faculty Ratio21:1
Institutional Designation4-year
Tuition Costs $16,500
Room & Board$3,525 per semester Based on suite-style, triple occupancy room plus the residence hall minimum meal plan (Canyon $1,450 Dining Dollars per semester). Prices based on 2022-23 rate and are subject to change.