Tuition & Fees

Grand Canyon University offers students three convenient learning options including a traditional campus environment, evening programs and online programs.

Following are lists of fees for both traditional campus and online college students. GCU offers a variety of opportunities to reduce the cost of furthering your education. Campus students may qualify for scholarships while online students can take part in special offers. We also offer online discounts for members of the military.

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to learn more about scholarships and programs that help bring the cost of a private education within reach for students and their families.

Traditional Campus Students

Traditional On-Campus Tuition


Fees indicated are effective for all students enrolling in the fall 2015 semester unless otherwise specified.

Tuition

Credits

2015-16

Traditional Undergraduate 

1-11 credits

$687.50 per credit

Traditional Undergraduate 

12-18 credits

$8,250 per block

Traditional Undergraduate 

19+ credits (block rate +)

$8,250 + $687.50 per credit above 18 credits

*Summer Traditional Undergraduate
(Except Nursing Cohorts)

 

$290 per credit

Graduate Programs**

$390 per credit

 

*No in-state/out-state rates
*Traditional students taking courses in the online format will be charged the regular tuition rates
*Traditional students are required to take a minimum of nine (9) credits in the traditional campus format
**$390 Graduate tuition is only for traditional day-time students attending Master's programs on the West Phoenix Main Campus.

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It is the policy of the University to collect and remit sales, use, excise and/or gross receipts taxes in compliance with state and local taxing jurisdiction regulations which require the University to remit tax where applicable. Regulations vary by student location. Payment of tax is ultimately the student's financial responsibility to the University regardless of financing arrangements. 

Per Hawaii requirements: It is hereby stated that students residing in the State of Hawaii will be charged Hawaii General Excise Tax on all transactions.  Students living in the District of Oahu will be charged 4.712%.  Students residing in other Hawaii districts will be charged 4.1666%.

Fees indicated are effective for all students enrolling in the fall 2014 semester unless otherwise specified.

Tuition

Credits

2014-15

Traditional Undergraduate 

1-11 credits

$687.50 per credit

Traditional Undergraduate 

12-18 credits

$8,250 per block

Traditional Undergraduate 

19+ credits (block rate +)

$8,250 + $687.50 per credit above 18 credits

*Summer Traditional Undergraduate
(Except Nursing Cohorts)

 

$290 per credit

Graduate Programs**

$390 per credit

 

*No in-state/out-state rates
*Traditional students taking courses in the online format will be charged the regular tuition rates
*Traditional students are required to take a minimum of nine (9) credits in the traditional campus format
**$390 Graduate tuition is only for traditional day-time students attending Master's programs on the West Phoenix Main Campus.

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It is the policy of the University to collect and remit sales, use, excise and/or gross receipts taxes in compliance with state and local taxing jurisdiction regulations which require the University to remit tax where applicable. Regulations vary by student location. Payment of tax is ultimately the student's financial responsibility to the University regardless of financing arrangements. 

Per Hawaii requirements: It is hereby stated that students residing in the State of Hawaii will be charged Hawaii General Excise Tax on all transactions.  Students living in the District of Oahu will be charged 4.712%.  Students residing in other Hawaii districts will be charged 4.1666%.

Housing and Meal Costs


Room Rates

Residence Hall Rates 
Students are required to purchase a meal plan.
2015-16
Prescott / Camelback / Sedona / Chaparral / Saguaro / Ocotillo Hall
Triple Occupancy
$3,350 per academic year
The Grove: Acacia / Ironwood / Juniper / Willow Hall
Triple Occupancy
$3,550 per academic year
Canyon / Hegel Hall
Double Occupancy              
$4,400 per academic year
Prescott / Camelback / Sedona / Chaparral / Saguaro / Ocotillo Hall
Double Occupancy      
$4,800 per academic year
The Grove: Acacia / Ironwood / Juniper / Willow Hall
Double Occupancy
$5,000 per academic year

North Rim Apartments
Students are required to purchase a meal plan.
North Rim Apartments include both single and double occupancy, depending on style of unit.
2015-16
Single Occupancy $5,200 per academic year
Double Occupancy $5,200 per academic year
Married Unit $10,400 per academic year

Papago Apartments
Students are required to purchase a meal plan.
2015-16
Studio Single Occupancy (2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, no kitchen) $5,400 per academic year
Single Occupancy (4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, with kitchen) $6,000 per academic year

Roosevelt Point Apartments (Remote Housing)
Students are not required to purchase a meal plan.
2015-16
Single Occupancy $6,000 per academic year

Summer Room Rates
2015-16
Active Student (Actively enrolled in at least 1 course) $1,200
Working Student (On-campus job, but not in any courses) $1,600
Married Student $2,400

  • All residents (including all on campus and remote housing residents) commit to housing reservations as an academic year long lease (both fall and spring semesters) and will be charged for housing by the academic year (both fall and spring semester). Please visit the Housing Policy page for more information on the Housing Cancellation/Reimbursement Policy.
  • All housing charges, including room and board, are billed to the student's account.
  • For payment methods and deadlines contact your Admissions Representative or Student Services Advisor.
  • All rates include parking, rent, water, electricity, basic cable and Internet. Rates above DO NOT include tax.

Meal Plans
Meal plans for 2015-16 will be dining dollars only and will not include meal swipes.

Plans

Details

Price

Canyon $500 Dining Dollars

Exclusive to only apartment and remote housing residents. Minimum requirement for Papago and North Rim Residents.

$500 per semester

Canyon $1,350 Dining Dollars

Residence Hall Minimum

$1,350 per semester

Canyon $1,800 Dining Dollars

$1,750 per semester

Canyon $2,100 Dining Dollars

$2,000 per semester

Room Rates

Residence Hall Rates 
Students are required to purchase a meal plan.
2014-15
Prescott / Camelback / Sedona / Chaparral / Saguaro / Ocotillo Hall
Triple Occupancy
$1,500 per semester
Canyon / Hegel Hall
Double Occupancy              
$2,000 per semester
Prescott / Camelback / Sedona / Chaparral / Saguaro / Ocotillo Hall
Double Occupancy      
$2,200 per semester

North Rim Apartments
Students are not required to purchase a meal plan.
2014-15
Double Occupancy $2,400 per semester
Married/Family Unit $4,800 per semester

Papago Apartments
Students are not required to purchase a meal plan.
2014-15
Single Occupancy $2,600 per semester

Mesquite Apartments
Students are not required to purchase a meal plan.
2014-15
Triple Occupancy $1,500 per semester
Double Occupancy $1,800 per semester

Roosevelt Point Apartments (Remote Housing)
Students are not required to purchase a meal plan.
2014-15
Single Occupancy $3,000 per semester

Summer Room Rates
2014-15
Active Student (Actively enrolled in at least 1 course) $1,200
Working Student (On-campus job, but not in any courses) $1,600

  • All housing charges, including room and board, are billed to the student's account.
  • For payment methods and deadlines contact your Admissions Representative or Student Services Advisor.
  • All rates include parking, rent, water, electricity, basic cable and Internet. Semester rates above DO NOT include tax.

Meal Plans 

Weekly Plans

Details

Price

Antelope Gold Weekly Plan

12 meal swipes per week and $364 Lopes Cash for à la carte purchases

$1,995 per semester

Antelope Silver Weekly Plan

10 meal swipes per week and $420 Lopes Cash for à la carte purchases

$1,785 per semester

Antelope Bronze Weekly Plan

8 meal swipes per week and $276 Lopes Cash for à la carte purchases

$1,365 per semester

 

New Block Plans 

Block Plans

Details

Price

Lopes Purple Block Meal Plan

Block of 145 meals per semester and $400 Lopes Cash for à la carte purchases

$1,840 per semester

Lopes Black Block Meal Plan

Block of 105 meals per semester and $360 Lopes Cash for à la carte purchases

$1,420 per semester

Lopes White Block Meal Plan

Block of 95 meals per semester and $360 Lopes Cash for à la carte purchases

$1,260 per semester



New Daily Plan

Daily Plan

Details

Price

Maximum Daily Value Plan

New meal plan breakfast, lunch and dinner swipes Monday through Friday; brunch and dinner swipes Saturday and Sunday

$1,995 per semester

Traditional On-Campus Fees


Fees indicated are effective for all students enrolling in the fall 2015 semester unless otherwise specified.

Fee Schedule
(Not all fees listed)

 

2015-16

Canyon Connect 

Undergraduate Courses

$85 per class

Canyon Connect 

Graduate Courses

$95 per class

Registration Deposit  Traditional undergraduate campus students $50 non-refundable

Student Activity Fee

Traditional On-Campus students, Undergraduate and Graduate students. (Except those in the Nursing Pre-Licensure Program)

$275 per semester

Student Parking Fee

Traditional campus students  

$5-$300 depending on lot

Housing Application Fee

Traditional undergraduate campus students

$250

Returned Check Fee

All returned checks

$25

Aetna Insurance Premiums

Only applicable to students who fail to provide proof of insurance when required.  Click here for more information 

Fall Term
(Aug. 17 - Dec. 31, 2015) = $923.50
Spring Term
(Jan. 1 - Aug. 16, 2016) = $1,526.50

Graduation Fee

All graduating students

$150

Health Fee

Traditional campus students, Undergraduate, Graduate students

$50 per semester

Schedule Change Fee

Traditional campus students, Undergraduate, Graduate students

$25

Late Payment Fee

Traditional campus students, Undergraduate, Graduate students

$25

Global Studies Portfolio Fee $90
Hospitality Management Premium Traditional campus students in the B.S. in Business Management with and Emphasis in Hospitality Management $100 per semester
Tennis Management Premium Traditional campus students in the B.S. in Business Management with and Emphasis in Tennis Management $250 per semester
Golf Management Premium Traditional campus students in the B.S. in Business Management with and Emphasis in Golf Management $500 per semester
CS/IT Program Premium Traditional campus students in the Computer Science and Information Technology programs $600 per semester
Computer Programming Premium Traditional campus students in the Computer Programming program $600 per semester
Engineering Programs Premium Traditional campus students in the Engineering programs $600 per semester

Nursing Program Premium

Traditional campus students in the Nursing Pre-Licensure Program 

$700 per semester

Worship Arts Traditional campus students in the Center for Worship Arts programs $250 per semester

Professional Studies, Online & Evening Programs

Fees indicated are effective for all students enrolling in the fall 2014 semester unless otherwise specified.

Fee Schedule
(Not all fees listed)

 

2014-15

Canyon Connect 

Undergraduate Courses

$85 per class

Canyon Connect 

Graduate Courses

$95 per class

Registration Deposit  Traditional undergraduate campus students $50

Student Activity Fee

Traditional On-Campus students, Undergraduate and Graduate students. (Except those in the Nursing Pre-Licensure Program)

$275 per semester

Student Parking Fee

Traditional campus students  

$200 per year non-campus residents
$300 per year campus residents

Housing Application Fee

Traditional undergraduate campus students

$250

Returned Check Fee

All returned checks

$25

Health Insurance

Traditional campus students 

$1200 per semester

Graduation Fee

All graduating students

$150

Health Fee

Traditional campus students, Undergraduate, Graduate students

$50 per semester

Schedule Change Fee

Traditional campus students, Undergraduate, Graduate students

$25

Late Payment Fee Traditional campus students, Undergraduate, Graduate students $25
CS/IT Program Premium Traditional campus students in the Computer Science and Information Technology programs $600 per semester

Nursing Program Premium

Traditional campus students in the Nursing Pre-Licensure Program 

$600 per semester

Professional Studies, Online & Evening Programs

Non-Traditional Tuition


Undergraduate Tuition

2015-16

Education Programs

$435 per credit

Theology Programs

$350 per credit

Online and Professional Studies
(all programs other than those listed above)

$465 per credit

Active Duty and Active Reserve
(online and professional studies)

$250 per credit

Graduate Tuition

2015-16

Education Programs

$510 per credit

Business Programs

$550 per credit

Nursing Programs

$495 per credit

Advanced Practice Nursing Programs

$600 per credit

Online and Professional Studies
(all programs other than those listed above)

$495 per credit

Doctoral Programs
(includes dissertation courses DIS-966 to DIS-970)

$630 per credit

Doctoral Programs - Active Duty and Active Reserve (online and professional studies)

$598.50 per credit

Active Duty and Active Reserve
(online and professional studies)

$400 per credit

Continuing Education (CTE)

$150 per credit

Professional Studies & Online

2014-15

Graduate Nursing Programs

$495 per credit

Advanced Practice Graduate Nursing Programs

$600 per credit

Graduate - College of Education

$510 per credit

Graduate - College of Business

$550 per credit

Graduate - Other than above

$495 per credit

Undergraduate - College of Education

$435 per credit

Undergraduate - College of Theology

$350 per credit

Undergraduate - Other than above

$465 per credit

eMBA Program - College of Business

$1,200 per credit

Doctoral Programs
Includes Dissertation Courses: 
DIS 966 through DIS 970

$630 per credit**

Continuing Teacher Education Courses
(3 Graduate Credits)

$150 per credit

**Residency fee not included

Non-Traditional Fees


Fee Schedule
(Not all fees listed)

 

2015-16

Canyon Connect - Undergraduate

Undergraduate Courses

$85

Canyon Connect - Graduate

Graduate Courses

$95

Canyon Connect - Doctoral

Doctoral Courses

$105

Course Material Fee 

RN-BSN, 5-week courses with an
NRS-prefix and HLT-362V

$110

Doctoral Programs

Dissertation Continuation
(Optional zero credit course DIS 975)

$500

Doctoral Residency

Includes MDiv

$950 per residency

Accordance Bible Software

New MDiv students only

$225

Returned Check Fee

All returned checks

$25

Graduation Fee

All graduating students

$150

Learning Management Fee

New online and professional studies students

$400

Student Parking Fee

Online and evening students attending the GCU Main Campus

$5-$300 depending on lot
Credential Evaluation (International

Basic Evaluation

$175
Credential Evaluation (International)

Course-by-Course Evaluation

$250
Transcript Fee

$5

Fee Schedule
(Not all fees listed)

 

2014-15

Canyon Connect

Undergraduate Courses

$85

Course Material Fee 

RN-BSN Program, 5 -week courses with an NRS- prefix and HLT362V

$110

Canyon Connect

Graduate Courses

$95

Canyon Connect

Doctoral Courses

$105

Doctoral Programs

Dissertation Continuation
(Optional non-credit course) DIS 975

$500

Doctoral Residency

Fee dependent on location

Ranges: $875 - $975

Returned Check Fee

All returned checks

$25

Graduation Fee

All graduating students

$150

Learning Management Fee

Online and Professional Studies, one time           

$400

Student Parking Fee

Online and evening students attending the GCU Main Campus

$15
Typhon Fee

Doctor of Nursing Practice
practice immersion hour tracking

$50 one-time fee 
Credential Evaluation (International)

Basic Evaluation

$175
Credential Evaluation (International)

Course-by-Course Evaluation

$250

Military Rates

Professional Studies and Online Students Only

In order to support those who are currently serving and their spouses or those who have served in the military and are able to utilize military educational benefits, Grand Canyon University offers a special military rate per credit hour.

Undergraduate................ $250 per credit
Graduate........................ $400 per credit
Doctoral........................... $598.50 per credit


The Learning Management fee will be waived for all qualified students using military tuition assistance as his or her primary payment method. Please speak with an enrollment counselor for more information.

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