Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 518 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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4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

This program is great academically speaking. However, I feel the students in this course are extremely under-qualified for a masters level program. The professors are very knowledgeable and seem to engage in the classroom when necessary as well as answer questions in a reasonable time frame. Over-all this program has provided me with extended knowledge that I will be able to take on to my professional career to be successful.
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Graduate program load feels realistic, not a fake here is your degree program. Everything I have learned thus far I have been able to put to use. Teachers respond quickly, offer one-on-one assistance, and appear caring. Professors work in the field and can offer real-life expertise.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2016

The student support is second to none. Questions are answered quickly and phone calls are returned in a timely fashion. So far, I love this school!
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

After attending a more progressive online college before, the learning management system could be more technologically advanced, but the academic support, network and class richness is more than what I expected. Teachers are very engaged and encourage students to explore real life experience and connect academics to future passions and career choices. Overall Grand Canyon University is a great place to learn and pursue your graduate studies.
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Grand Canyon University has helped me figure out how I want to progress my future and which paths to take.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2017

I have been fortunate to attend GCU online. My Academic advisers, faculty member, and instructors have been helpful, thorough in explanations, easy to reach, and very professional. The best part of the experience so far has been the week long residency where the focus was my dissertation. The time with staff and my fellow students was priceless. I am looking forward to next year!
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The Pro's of this graduate program is that is has practical teaching methods and assignments embedded into it's coursework and has a rigorous practicum expectation that truly allows the teacher candidate to be prepared for the classroom when they have graduated. The Con's about the program would probably be the financing aspect, grad courses are more expensive inherently and so it is a serious investment into your career, but a worthy investment!
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

I em enjoying my program. I am self motivated to work independently online, and have many opportunities to blog and converse with people online. I do sometimes wish to clarify assignments and discussions face to face. Overall I enjoy me experience and am very proud of myself for my diligence.
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Grand Canyon University offers one the best educational programs. The online experience is convenient for students who are working.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

This is my second degree I have pursued at GCU. I really like their new online learning environment. It is very user-friendly and provides you with most of the information you need on one single "home" page. The instructors have been supportive and the student counselors are very attentive and helpful. This program provided me a way to pursue my Masters Degree in Nursing Education while working full time and being the single mom for a very active two year old!
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