Grand Canyon University's (GCU) main campus is truly an oasis in the heart of Phoenix. With new classroom buildings, popular dining options, sparkling swimming pools, state-of-the-art athletic facilities and so much more, the GCU campus is the perfect place to call home for the next four years. With GCU's four-credit courses and fast-track options, you can also graduate faster, allowing you to enter the workforce soon - and with less debt.
To help you get the most out of your college experience at GCU, our departments and offices on campus offer services, events and resources that enhance your academic pursuits and help you experience Lope life. The Office of Student Life enhances your college experience as part of the campus community, while the Office of Institutional Effectiveness offers programs that enrich your academic experience.
GCU invites you to fill out a free online application for admission to a degree program offered on our beautiful and growing campus. Find out more about our admission requirements for all students, and apply to attend GCU today!
GCU offers generous scholarship opportunities to campus students, both incoming freshmen and transfer students. Learn more about your scholarship and grant opportunities to see how much institutional aid you may qualify for.
Transferring to GCU
GCU is committed to making the transfer process as smooth as possible! We offer transfer specialists, generous scholarship opportunities, transfer housing options and more. Discover how easy it is to transfer colleges to GCU.
Featured Campus Degree Programs
The Colangelo College of Business helps you prepare for an exciting career in a contemporary business setting. Blend your love of the game with a career-focused business degree in golf management or sports management, or choose a degree with a technology focus by majoring in information systems or applied business analytics.
GCU's College of Education has had a reputation as a prestigious teaching college for more than 65 years. Earn an education degree that helps you prepare to teach and empower students in today's classrooms. Our college supports you through your first year of teaching to help you in your development as an outstanding educator.
Find your purpose in the arts by choosing a fine arts degree that helps to nurture your creative spirit. Whether you love to perform on stage as a theatre or dance major, or your interest is behind the scenes in digital design or digital film, the College of Fine Arts and Production offers degrees to help you excel in your career.
- Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Graphic Design
- Bachelor of Arts in Dance
- Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Production
- Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Voice Performance
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Drama
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Education - Initial Teacher Licensure
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a range of degree programs, from psychology and counseling to communications, history and justice studies. Work with professional and dedicated faculty who help you advance in your chose field, hone your critical thinking skills and prepare for today's job market.
Prepare for a role in the health care industry by earning a degree from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. Whether you choose to earn a nursing degree or study health care administration, you can expect a high-quality education. Gain hands-on experience in our simulation labs, and learn from full-time faculty who care about student success.
The STEM degrees offered by the College of Science, Engineering and Technology help you prepare for a career in a high-demand area. The curriculum was developed with the help of industry experts to help ensure that our degree programs prepare you to have a competitive edge in today's evolving workforce.
GCU's College of Theology offers a variety of transformative degrees in areas like Christian studies and worship arts. The college is also home to our vibrant Center for Worship Arts, developed with industry experts and seasoned worship ministers to help prepare the next generation of worship leaders to lead in a contemporary church setting.
- Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts with an emphasis in Media and Production Ministry
- Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Worship Leadership
- Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts with an Emphasis in Worship Ministry
- Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Global Ministry
What should you choose as your major in college? Explore your options with Career Compass! This online self-assessment tool measures your interests, preferences and skills, and suggests possible career paths based on your individual results. Use Career Compass to explore possible degree programs or find out about possible career paths.
Interested in becoming a GCU Lope? Experience Grand Canyon University firsthand by attending Discover GCU! Eligible students who are admissible to GCU, confirmed to attend and approved to travel can get the REAL college experience during this free, two-day, overnight campus visit. Experience Lope Life and what it's like to stay in a suite-style residence hall, attend a campus event and more!
Explore our vibrant campus on a student-led tour. After previewing a residence hall, classrooms and more, you can meet with an admissions counselor to find out about your scholarship opportunities here at GCU.
Clubs and Organizations
The Office of Student Engagement helps you become a Lope for life! We offer fun events and activities on campus, including clubs and organizations, intramurals and social events to help you get involved in your campus community.
Intramurals and Club Sports
Intramural sports at GCU are designed to build community for all students. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, you can join one of our many intramural sports teams to experience fellowship through sports!
GCU's nationally recognized intercollegiate club sports teams offer a highly competitive alternative to our NCAA Division I athletic teams. Club sports athletes have access to high-quality facilities and receive coaching from top-level teams.
Learn more at clubsports.gcu.edu
Living on Campus
Living on campus is the ultimate convenience. Get the most out of your college experience by living in one of our suite-style residence halls or apartments, designated specifically for incoming, transfer and returning students.
The Department of Spiritual Life helps foster a Christian community on campus, bringing students together for weekly Chapel services, Bible studies, mission trips and more. Learn more about spiritual life on campus and our Christian worldview.
High school students have the opportunity to earn credits early at GCU! Dual enrollment courses are taught online, at your high school or during the summer, providing convenient ways to earn college credits before you start college.
The Honors College at GCU is home to a driven group of students who seek a personalized and challenging academic experience. As an honors student, you are among a group of peers who share your aspirations, aptitude and interests.
If you need help with your toughest subjects while taking classes at GCU, you can work one-on-one with other students at the GCU Learning Lounge. Our goal is to help you succeed in all of your courses during your time in college classes.
Get the most out of your education by working with Career Services. We can help you find a student worker position on campus, prepare your resume, choose the right major for your interests and more. Find out more about our services.