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Message From Lydia Begnaud


As your admissions counselor, I am here to help answer any questions you might have about GCU, including the academic experience, degree program selection, student life on campus, spiritual life, scholarships, finances, transfer evaluations and the college admissions process. Please don't hesitate to contact me with questions. To begin, please answer the questions in Step 1 so I can begin to create a personalized plan for you. Once transcripts are evaluated, we can discuss our campus visitation programs.

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Why GCU?

Learn More About GCU

Grand Canyon University, Arizona’s premier, private Christian university, has been helping students find their purpose since 1949. We are committed to providing a quality, affordable education for all, offering more than 270 academic programs across nine distinct colleges. GCU offers a variety of extracurricular activities including student clubs and organizations, intramural and club sports, outreach programs and more. At GCU, you will have opportunities to grow academically, spiritually and socially through our qualified professors, impressive facilities and enriching student life programs. Suite-style residence halls and delicious dining options with meal plans are available to incoming and returning students. Book a tour of our expansive campus and learn about GCU!

Visit GCU News and the GCU Blog

There’s so much to learn about GCU! Stay up to date on what it’s like to be a GCU student through our news and blogs. Read success stories and experiences, academic and athletic accomplishments, uplifting spiritual devotionals, faculty written articles and relatable posts about campus life.

Get Connected Through Events at GCU

GCU offers a host of activities for potential students to take part in. See how our campus visitation programs and other events can help students discover their passions.

Feel the Thunder with Lopes Athletics

GCU is filled with students and staff passionate about our GCU Lopes sports teams. Join in the fun through streaming live on GCUTV or buying tickets! Visit the official website of the Grand Canyon University Lopes, or consider signing up for a club sports team!

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Be sure to follow us on social media to engage with fellow Lopes and learn about what the full GCU experience has to offer.