Join the Honors College

Welcome to the Honors College at Grand Canyon University (GCU). We are excited to offer an academically enriching opportunity to bright, passionate, ambitious and motivated traditional students who are interested in experiential learning opportunities related to service and leadership. As part of the GCU Honors College, you will be challenged on an individual basis through extracurricular activities and one-on-one mentoring opportunities with a faculty member so you will be well-equipped to move on to the next chapter in your life.

GCU’s Honors College holds true to One Foundation, our Christian worldview that incorporates our high-quality academic programs with Christian instruction, morals and ethics.

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GCU’s Honors College is designed to produce exemplary graduates who are uniquely equipped to lead and serve in the workplace as well as local and global communities. Our mission is to develop servant leaders and change agents who are primed to enter the world with a competitive advantage over their contemporaries in the fields of problem solving, communication, critical thinking, evidence-based decision-making and cultural awareness.

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GCU Honors Degree Programs

Any one of our campus degree programs can be taken through the Honors College. Explore our campus degrees to learn more about your options and talk to your university counselor about your opportunities to join our challenging and rewarding college on our central Phoenix campus.

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Minors for Honors Students

Whether you wish to gain knowledge in a specific area or pursue one of your passions, a minor can you help achieve your goal. Get more information and learn about the benefits of earning a minor.

GCU is a regionally accredited university that also holds regional accreditation as well as program-specific accreditations in several of our colleges. Learn more about the importance of accreditation and which programs are accredited at GCU.

Find more information about the resources available that can help you understand the tuition costs and fees associated with your degree path. Look through our list of scholarships to find one that you may qualify for.

Admission into the Honors College is competitive and includes a set of criteria based on academics and extracurricular activities. Learn more about the requirements needed for both entrance and scholarships.

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