Grand Canyon University

About Us

Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential by preparing them to pursue the profession of their dreams, advance in their current occupation, or re-career into a different field.As a Christian university, GCU also encourages students to find their purpose in Christ, with an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to their studies and to the workplace. Our online programs allow you to study at the times and places you choose while still enjoying the close connection with your classmates and instructors via online discussions. But unlike exclusively online universities, our programs are supported with the integrity and prestige of a traditional campus. Our classes are appropriately sized and offer engaging interaction with classmates as well as individual attention from instructors who care about your success. Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited and consistently ranked among top colleges offering online courses by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Technology & Learning Magazine,, Online Education Database (OEDb) and more.

GCU Key Advantages
# Accreditation. Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
# Convenience. Complete courses online, on campus or a combination of both.
# Variety. Choose from approximately 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in education, business, liberal arts, nursing, and health sciences
# Academic excellence. Quality academic programs provide the essential knowledge and skills needed to be effective in today's complex business world.
# Earlier graduation. Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
# Transfer friendly. We will request your transcripts, evaluate your coursework, and determine in 24 hours your anticipated graduation date. No GRE or entrance exams are required.
# Financial options. Take advantage of numerous financing options including scholarships for academic achievement.


The Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor have continually accredited Grand Canyon University since 1968, obtaining its most recent ten-year re accreditation in 2007. In addition, the University has obtained specialised accreditation's and approvals for our core programs. Please visit Accreditation for a complete list.