Grand Canyon University

Women's WCLA
10 / 10
54,139 Undergrads / 90,253 Students
6 / 10
$21,403 Net Price
3 / 10
73% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
30% / 37%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Jee Benton Sierra Lutheran Carson City, NV Att
Jackie Buyse Edina Edina, MN Att
Gabrielle Davenport Redmond Redmond, OR Att
Genesis Dasilva Valencia Placentia, CA Att
Madison Froesch Foothill Orange, CA Att
Alyssa Scannelli Pioneer Valley Santa Maria, CA Def
Harper King Woodinville Woodinville, WA Def
SulaiPili Samante Pinnacle Scottsdale, AZ Goal
Tristan Goldhammer San Juan Hills CA Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ, 85017, Phoenix, AZ, 85017 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Tucson Arizona Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • Banner Health
  • US Army
  • Scottsdale Healthcare
  • USAA
  • United States Air Force
  • Dignity Health
  • US Navy
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Wells Fargo
  • American Express
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Clark County School District
  • Phoenix Children's Hospital
  • Bank of America
  • University of Phoenix
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Community and Social Services
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
1030 - 1270
20 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 31,958 9,641 18,557
% Admitted 73% 82% 81%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 19% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Professions (48%)
    Business (15%)
    Education (12%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (10%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (3%)
    Theology (2%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (2%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (2%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Social Sciences
    Physical Sciences
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Foreign Languages
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
    English Language & Literature
    Engineering Technology
    Computer & Information Sciences
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$17,050
    Books & Supplies$800
    Cost of Living$8,550
    Personal Expenses$5,700
    Sticker Price$32,100

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship97%$9,855
    Federal Grants44%$5,104
    Pell Grants43%$4,839
    Other Federal12%$1,029
    State & Local Grants1%$785
    Institutional Grants95%$7,717
    Student Loans70%$7,135
    Federal Loans69%$5,760
    Other Loans8%$11,675

    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets NANA

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $18,750.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $12,000 $199

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 43,167 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $52,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.75 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 30% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 7
    Fondling 7 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 -
    Burglary 17 14
    Motor Vehicle Theft 6 -
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions focus, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, higher part-time
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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