Tuition and Fees





Traditional Undergraduate 

1-11 credits


Traditional Undergraduate 

12-18 credits


Traditional Undergraduate 

19+ credits (block rate +)


Summer GTR Rate
(Except Nursing Cohorts) 




*No In-State/Out-State rates                                                                                                     
*Traditional students taking courses in the online format will be charged the regular Traditional tuition rates.
*Traditional are required to take a minimum of 9 credits in the Ground format. 

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 4.5%. Students residing in other Hawaii districts will be charged 4.0%.

Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule
(Not all fees listed)



Course Material Fee

Undergraduate Courses


Course Material Fee 

RN-BSN Program, 5-week courses (excluding HLT310V)


Course Material Fee

Graduate Courses


Course Material Fee

Doctoral Courses


Student Activity Fee

Traditional UG students per semester (except those in the Nursing Pre-Licensure Program)


Nursing Program Premium

Traditional UG students in the Nursing Pre-Licensure Program (per semester)


Doctoral Programs

Dissertation Continuation
(Optional non-credit course) DIS 975


Doctoral Residency

Fee dependent on location

Ranges: $800.00 - $1,200.00 

Student Parking Fee

Traditional UG students per semester

$5.00 - $200.00

Returned Check Fee

All returned checks


Health Insurance

Traditional UG 12+ credits per semester


Graduation Fee

All graduating students


Learning Management Fee

Online and Professional Studies, one time           


Credential Evaluation (Int'l)

Basic Evaluation


Credential Evaluation (Int'l)

Course-by-course Evaluation


Professional Studies and Online

Professional Studies & Online


Graduate Nursing Programs


Advanced Practice Graduate Nursing Programs


Graduate - College of Education


Graduate - College of Business


Graduate - Other than above


Undergraduate - College of Education


Undergraduate - College of Theology
(Formerly College of Christian Studies)


Undergraduate - Other than above


eMBA Program - College of Business


Doctoral Programs
Includes Dissertation Courses: 
DIS 966 and DIS 970


* Rate effective July 1, 2012
**Residency fee not included 

Individual Courses

Individual Course 2012/2013
Undergraduate $465.00/credit*
Graduate $495.00/credit*
*25% discount applied to 4 credit courses

Continuing Teacher Education Courses

Grand Canyon University is the educator's preferred choice for continuing education.   Whatever your needs - recertification, licensure, endorsements or to move up the pay scale, earn 3 Graduate Credits in 3 Weeks.  All courses are taught online. 

Course  Credits Price
Continuing Teacher Education Courses                                                  3 Credits                    $150 per credit                           

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................ $250.00/per credit hour
Graduate........................  $400.00/per credit hour
Doctoral........................... $598.50/per credit hour

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.

Grand Canyon University is a proud participant in the Post-9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program

Housing Cost

Room Rates                                                                                                                                                                                    

Dormitory Rates 
Students are required to carry a meal plan.

Canyon/ Hegel Hall Double Occupancy               $2,000 per semester
Prescott / Camelback/ Sedona Hall Double Occupancy       $2,200 per semester           
Camelback/ Sedona Hall Triple Occupancy $1,500 per semester

North Rim Apartments*
Non-married students are required to carry a meal plan

Double Occupancy $1,900 per semester
Married Unit $3,800 per semester
Single Occupancy (as available) $2,850 per semester

Summer Room Rates


Active Student (Actively enrolled in at least 1 course) $800.00 per semester
Working Student (On-campus job, but not in any courses) $1,600.00 per semester

All housing charges, including room and board, are billed to the student's account. 
For payment methods and deadlines contact your personal Finance or Enrollment Counselor. 

*Apartment rates include electricity, water, trash and basic cable.  

Student Meal Plans

Plan Name


Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 

Daily Plan A 

3 Meals per day Weekday
2 Meals per Weekend day 

$1,800 per semester

Daily Plan B

2 Meals per day 7 Days

$1,590 per semester

Daily Plan C

2 Meals per day Weekday

$1,227 per semester

Block Plan A

Block of 200 meals

$1,600 per semester

Block Plan B

Block of 150 meals

$1,275 per semester

Block Plan C

Block of 130 meals

$1,138 per semester