Welcome to the College Transfer Center
The Grand Canyon University (GCU) Transfer Center is a hub for students transferring to GCU. Whether you attended a community college or a university, we are here to assist you in evaluating and anticipating your transfer opportunities and needs.
We understand that transferring colleges can be a tricky process. Read below for the steps to follow when transferring to GCU, as well as frequently asked questions about college credits. Visit our Admission Requirements page for further information and resources on admission into GCU.
The university employs a bulk transfer process for the transfer of doctoral credits from the same type of degree (e.g., EdD, PhD, etc.) and the same type of content (e.g., Organizational Leadership, Business Administration, etc.). Learn more about how your credits may transfer with GCU’s progressive transfer policy.Learn More
Community College Transfer Credits
Get credit for what you’ve already learned
Are you looking to transfer from a community college to GCU? Use our Transfer Course Search tool to enter your community college transcripts and find out how many credits will count toward your degree at GCU.
The Lopes Credit Evaluation helps you find out exactly how many credits will transfer to GCU for your chosen degree. A Lopes specialist will evaluate your individual courses and help you with the transfer process every step of the way.
Create a GCU Degree Plan
Using our Transfer Degree Search tool, find out how your degree from one of the Maricopa County Community Colleges can transfer to GCU.
GCU’s Letter of Intent
GCU’s Letter of Intent (LOI) is your chance to secure a scholarship offer and admission decision for a future semester. Visit our Scholarships and Grants page to learn about the benefits and eligibility.
Interested in transferring to GCU? We invite you to Discover GCU, where you can visit our campus and learn everything about GCU firsthand. We understand how complex a college transfer can be, which is why we encourage you to attend this unique event. Experience our beautiful campus, supportive community, vibrant student life and quality academics at GCU.
GCU offers generous scholarship opportunities for transfer students, including grants for priority registration and honors students. Find out which scholarships you may qualify for to see how affordable a private Christian education can be.
Need coursework to transfer to another university or complete a degree? Need to satisfy prerequisite requirements? Individual courses give you an opportunity to earn college credit to complete a program or study a specific content area.
There are a few different options on how credits can be transferred to GCU. You can use our Lopes Credit Evaluation, a national placement exam or a professional certificate earned outside the classroom. Explore information and the policies about how to transfer college credits to GCU through the link below, or call 855-GCU-LOPE to speak with a college transfer specialist.
No Out-of-State Tuition
Interested in transferring colleges? Whether you are an out-of-state student or an international student, GCU tuition is the same. This helps to keep education costs affordable for all students so that you can focus on earning your degree.
GCU proudly serves servicemen and servicewomen as a military-friendly university. As a service member or veteran, your training and experience may transfer into college credits at GCU. Learn more about your opportunities to pursue your degree.
Make a smooth transition to GCU by making the most out of your transfer credits. GCU has Articulation Agreements with a wide variety of academic institutions in order to ensure that you get the most out of your college transfer. View our associations and contact your counselor for more information on how to transfer your credits into your preferred program at GCU.