Financing your education is one of the most critical components you need to consider as you start your educational journey here at Grand Canyon University (GCU). It is important for you to know the cost of your education and understand your financial responsibilities. GCU strives to keep tuition costs competitive so that a private, Christian education is within reach for all students.
GCU offers you three convenient learning options: a traditional campus environment, evening classes and online degree programs. GCU also offers a variety of scholarship options for all students to reduce the cost of furthering your education if certain criteria are met. In addition, we offer members of the military reduced tuition amounts for online programs.
GCU made it affordable for me to attend college without piling up debt.
GCU On-Campus Tuition and Costs
Grand Canyon University's annual tuition rate is $16,500 for in-state and out-of-state students.1 With the help of institutional scholarships, the average campus student only paid $9,200 in annual tuition, lowering the cost of tuition for many students by just under half.2 GCU has not increased campus tuition since 2009 as part of our commitment to providing affordable education.1
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High School Dual Enrollment
If you are a high school student, dual enrollment courses allow you the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school.
- Dual enrollment courses are four credits
- $210 per course ($52.50 per credit)
- $105 digital course materials fee per course
- Additional textbook fees may apply
If you are currently serving in the military and are able to utilize military educational benefits, GCU offers a special military rate per credit hour to you and your eligible spouse for online and evening programs. GCU also offers a special online and evening program scholarship to all veterans and their spouses, and employees of the DOD, DPHS and NOAA. GCU is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
1 2022-23 academic year
2 Average tuition after scholarships is approximately $9,200. Scholarships may be awarded based on sixth semester transcripts (high school transcripts submitted after Junior year of high school). When final official transcripts are received, GCU reserves the right to rescind or modify the scholarship if it is determined that eligibility was not achieved. GCU reserves the right to change or decline scholarship awards for any reason. If a student does not meet the minimum renewal criteria, their scholarship will be forfeited. Prices are based on the 2022-2023 rate and are subject to change.
3 Cannot be used in conjunction with other GCU scholarships or awards.
4 Fee is per course for NRS prefix courses and HLT-362V