Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been a premier private university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential in preparing them to land a career in their chosen field, advance in their current career, or change careers. As a Christian university, GCU also encourages students to find their purpose in Christ, with an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the workplace.
With a growing campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, this private university offers its students many amenities such as a heated pool, four new dorm buildings, a new Student Union, a new dining hall complete with an underground Christian music venue and six-lane bowling alley, and a state-of-the-art student recreation center. Also, the GCU Arena, a 5,000-seat facility, is home to the GCU men's and women's basketball teams as well as major concerts, theatrical productions and other events.
In addition to the traditional campus, GCU offers online programs that allow you to be in any location, studying at any time of day or night you choose, while still enjoying the close connection with your classmates and instructor via online discussions. It's the perfect solution for those seeking the flexibility online classes offer.
Unlike exclusively online universities, our programs are supported with the integrity and prestige of a traditional campus. As an online student at Grand Canyon University, you're joining a community of dedicated faculty, staff and students who care about your success. The prestigious, private university is regionally accredited and consistently ranked among the top colleges offering online courses by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Online Education Database (OEDb) and more.
GCU's quality academic programs, offered through our colleges, provide the essential knowledge and skills needed to be effective in today's complex business world. Grand Canyon University offers a variety of degree programs through the Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, College of Arts and Science, College of Theology, College of Fine Arts and Production, and College of Doctoral Studies. As a leading private university in Arizona, GCU emphasizes individual attention for both traditional undergraduate students as well as the working professional.