Online and Evening Tuition

GCU Online and Evening Tuition Rates

Online and evening rates vary depending on the program of study. The typical range for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs vary per credit hour. A special rate is available for those in active duty and active reserve.

GCU's online and evening tuition rates are for students who are interested in pursuing an online degree program or taking evening classes. Speak with your university counselor to learn more about your opportunities for scholarships off tuition through GCU's educational alliances or to find out about options for continuing education for teachers.

Education and Science Programs $455 per credit
Theology Programs $410 per credit
RN to BSN Programs $340 per credit1
Online and Professional Studies
(All other programs not included above)
$485 per credit
Active Duty, Active Reserve, National Guard and Military Spouses
(Online and Professional Studies)
$250 per credit
ABSN Pre-Requisites Courses  $425 per credit
Education Programs $580 per credit
MDiv Programs $400 per credit
Business Programs $630 per credit
Advanced Practice Nursing Programs $715 per credit
Online and Professional Studies
(All programs not included above)
$565 per credit
Active Duty, Active Reserve, National Guard and Military Spouses
(Online and Professional Studies)
$400 per credit
Doctoral Programs
(Includes dissertation courses 966-970)
$715 per credit
Doctoral Programs - Active Duty and Active Reserve
(Online and Professional Studies)
$617.50 per credit
Online $160 per credit

2022-23 tuition rates for all courses beginning May 1, 2022.

It is the policy of GCU to collect and remit sales, use, excise and/or gross receipts taxes in compliance with state and local taxing jurisdiction regulations, which require the university to remit tax where applicable. Regulations vary by student location. Payment of tax is ultimately the student's financial responsibility to the university regardless of financing arrangements. Per Hawaii requirements: It is hereby stated that students residing in the State of Hawaii will be charged Hawaii General Excise Tax on all transactions. Students living in the District of Oahu will be charged 4.712 percent. Students residing in other Hawaii districts will be charged 4.1666 percent.

Fees subject to change.

2021-22 tuition rates for all courses beginning May 1, 2021.

It is the policy of GCU to collect and remit sales, use, excise and/or gross receipts taxes in compliance with state and local taxing jurisdiction regulations, which require the university to remit tax where applicable. Regulations vary by student location. Payment of tax is ultimately the student's financial responsibility to the university regardless of financing arrangements. Per Hawaii requirements: It is hereby stated that students residing in the State of Hawaii will be charged Hawaii General Excise Tax on all transactions. Students living in the District of Oahu will be charged 4.712 percent. Students residing in other Hawaii districts will be charged 4.1666 percent.

Fees subject to change.

Education and Science Programs $447 per credit
Theology Programs $402 per credit
Online and Professional Studies
(All other programs not included above)
$477 per credit
Active Duty, Active Reserve, National Guard and Military Spouses
(Online and Professional Studies)
$250 per credit
ABSN Pre-Requisites Courses  $425 per credit
Education Programs $572 per credit
MDiv Programs $372 per credit
Business Programs $622 per credit
Advanced Practice Nursing Programs $702 per credit
Online and Professional Studies
(All programs not included above)
$557 per credit
Active Duty, Active Reserve, National Guard and Military Spouses
(Online and Professional Studies)
$400 per credit
Doctoral Programs
(Includes dissertation courses 966-970)
$702 per credit
Doctoral Programs - Active Duty and Active Reserve
(Online and Professional Studies)
$617.50 per credit
Online $150 per credit

RN to BSN Tuition Rate Update

Low-cost provider
now offering the RN to BSN program at $340 per credit.

This is a 30% reduction from the previous rate.

Scholarship Opportunities

If you are a new student and looking to earn your education or secondary education master’s degree, you may be eligible to receive a minimum of $3,250 off—up to $5,350 off tuition.2 Request more information about this opportunity.

GCU alumni enrolling in a doctoral program for the first time may be eligible for a $2,000 scholarship.3 Request more information about this opportunity.

1 Effective July 1, 2022

2 COE Master of Ed Scholarship Aug2022: This scholarship is only valid for those applicants who are participating in a GCU College of Education or Secondary Education Emphasis master’s degree program, offered online, and who submit a completed application to start their program during the month of August 2022. Grand Canyon University will offer you 18% off per course for your program. Scholarship amount varies based on number of credits in your program. This offer only applies to online and evening programs.

3 MOU-Alumni Monthly Aug2022: The Alumni Scholarship for Doctoral Programs is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and begin a Doctoral program in August 2022. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarship or awards and only applies to online and evening programs. Please speak to a university counselor for complete details.

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