Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 516 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 75,834 (46,297 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 100% part-time, 0% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,555
Source: NCES

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4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2017

All of my courses were online. I was very pleased with the structure and layout of the online courses. Faculty were always available when needed.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

Grand Canyon Universities online course is very each to maneuver through. It is a known school for on line nursing. The staff is very friendly and helpful. All the information that you need is online through the E-books.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

Having an online graduate program is beneficial for those that work full-time. I personally have enjoyed the relevance of each of my classes. However, many of the textbooks are difficult to read considering the amount of reading required. The professors are easy to access, but not all are engaged completely in the classes they teach. Most are great teachers though.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2016

(I am online so I guessed at most of these. You need an online version of the rating system.) Re: the online program I love my classes and what I have learned so far! The readings and assignments are relevant and interesting. The work load is intense, but reasonable for full-time workers. The advisers are easy to work with and mostly easy to reach. They prefer phone whereas I prefer email, that is the only difficulty. My courses are back-to-back, eight weeks long, so the whole thing will take 18 months. I am very happy with GCU and excited about this opportunity!
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2012

I received my Master of Public Health from Grand Canyon University and I enjoyed the program. It was very academically challenging and placed emphasis on skills and knowledge that are pertinent to current health care issues. Because the program was very new there were not many students attending the program with me. I would have liked to work with more students and have more classes on campus, but the students I did interact with were wonderful and the faculty were amazing. I am very satisfied with my degree and thoroughly enjoyed my time at GCU.
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

My graduate program was a wonderful experience. The information provided was directly related to my program. All instructors were knowledgeable in thier areas of study and provided helpful and insightful information to the topics that were discussed. All instructors were easy to interact with and responded back to online questions in a timely manner. My financial and program counselors were also knowledgeable and helpful. This is a school I would highly recommend.
1.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

The pro of the program is the obvious benefits of online study. That includes time flexibility. The negatives are several: No access to directors Faculty is slow to respond to inquiries The assignment description and grading feedback is poorly done. Sometime there is no specific feedback. There is no career assistance or support. This program does not offer an internship or fellowship.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Project Management
Graduation Year: 2017

Enrollment and Student Services staff go above and beyond the call of duty to assist those in need. The demonstration of professionalism and personalizing communication sets the University apart from others.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

I enjoy my experience at GCU and feel I receive a great amount of academic knowldege
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros - use of videos, online materials to support learning, & residency Cons - Lack of professor feedback in timely manner, support from advisor to assist with funding college degree, & consistency with every professor (i.e. What one professor may allow in ones writing is not the same for other professors, so it makes it hard to be consistent)
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