Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a military-friendly university and a proud participant in many Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, including the Yellow Ribbon program. Our goal is to help you successfully apply your benefits and transfer your experience and previous college credits to your degree program at GCU. To help you, we have compiled a list of military FAQs so that you can get familiar with the benefits process. If you have additional questions after browsing through the ones below, contact a military university counselor at 855-GCU-LOPE.
What is the cost per credit hour at GCU?
Military students (Active Duty, Active Reserve, Active Guard) with TA are eligible for a special military cost per credit hour in our GCU Online and Evening programs. This rate also applies to spouses of active service members. In addition, GCU waives the Learning Management System Fee and Canyon Connect Fee for these students, including spouses. Veteran students are granted a 10 percent scholarship off tuition.
Do you accept military credits?
Yes! GCU is proud to serve the military community as a military-friendly institution.
GCU follows the American Council on Education guidelines when determining transferability. We provide a free pre-evaluation of the service member's Joint Service Transcript. We also provide a free pre-evaluation of Air University credits for Air Force service members. This is in addition to evaluating any other college credits earned.
Is GCU a Yellow Ribbon school?
GCU is a Yellow Ribbon school. This allows GCU to provide agreed upon VA education benefits. For more about the Yellow Ribbon program, visit our VA College Benefits page.
Is an online program considered full-time?
Do military spouses get tuition assistance (TA)?
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.