Committed to Serving the Native American Community

Native American Students and Grand Canyon University

Whether you are a high school student, working professional or Native American leader, Grand Canyon University (GCU) is sure to offer a degree program that is a perfect fit for you. GCU has a dedicated team of university development counselors, as well as student services counselors, specific to serving the Native American population. In addition, we have a Native American affairs liaison who works with higher education offices as part of our commitment to serving the Native American communities.

Established in 1949, GCU has a reputation for helping our Native American students succeed. GCU has maintained a relationship with many of the federally recognized tribes, especially among the 22 Native American tribes in Arizona!

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For more information about enrolling at GCU, call 855-GCU-LOPE and ask to speak to one of our specialized university counselors.

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Native American History at GCU

Native American students have an established history with GCU, including more than 1,500 alumni* and several hundred current students with a Native American affiliation. With Arizona representing one of the highest percentages of Native Americans across the nation, it is convenient to have the option to complete your program online, at our Phoenix campus or through our evening cohorts, which meet just one evening per week.

*As of January 2020

Become a GCU Student

  • Contact GCU, and ask to speak to a Native American university counselor. Be prepared to discuss your preference to attend our main campus, an evening cohort or online classes. Also, be prepared to indicate your program of interest and which Native American tribe you are affiliated with. 
  • Remain in contact with your higher education office through the enrollment process so you are aware of scholarship and funding deadlines.

Admission Requirements

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GCU maintains the highest academic standards to ensure that our students get the most out of their college experience. Take a look at our admission requirements for more information.  

Tuition and Fees

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At GCU, we are committed to affordable education. Learn more about our tuition, fees and scholarships, and what you can expect to pay for your college education. 

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