Welcome to Grand Canyon University!

Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been a premier private university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential through landing the career of their dreams, advancing their career, and changing 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.


GCU Facts

Part of the Division I Western Athletic Conference
Home to 10,600* students attending class on our campus
Students, faculty and staff have donated 50,000 hours to community outreach projects and missions
Founded in 1949
Known as the Antelopes, "Thunder" is the official Lopes mascot


Majors and Programs

With 8 distinct colleges, GCU offers over 100 majors and concentrations for bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. Find your degree today.

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For more information about our admission policies please select a link below.

Admission Requirements
Military / Veteran Benefits
Students with Foreign Credentials
International Students

Get To Know GCU

Discover why GCU is an exciting and challenging place to pursue your education!

Visit our CampusView 3D Interactive Campus Map &
Download Printable Version of the Campus Map

Our Worldview

Grand Canyon Univeristy believes quality education and faith can coexist in the 21st century. In order to help students find their purpose, we integrate aspects of our Christian heritage into everything we do.

Mission Trips


Doctrinal Statement

Community Outreach


Attend the GCU Phoenix Campus

Are you ready to catch the spirit?
The following links will help prospective students and their parents learn more about the challenging academic programs and dynamic student life enjoyed by our Lope Herd.

Campus Scholarships
Honors Program
Clubs and Organizations
Financing Your Education
Parent Connection
GCU Guild

GCU Pennant

Ready to take the next step? Speak with an enrollment counselor today, schedule a campus tour or ask about one of our special events. Contact us at CampusAdmissions@gcu.edu.

Next Steps

Ready to start your degree?

Request More Information and a GCU representative will answer your questions about our programs. If you have transfer credits, fill out our Pre-Evaluation Form to see if your credits transfer to GCU.

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*Enrollment reflects the approximate fall 2014 totals