Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 520 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA 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

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

It's a decent school if you keep on top of them
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Grand Canyon University offers wonderful evening graduate degree programs allowing full time professionals to achieve their professional goals. Being able to work full time and continue our education in a safe and friendly environment is beneficial. Beginning a program with the same students you will graduate with is very rewarding and will benefit us in the future. Grand Canyon has very knowledgeable staff and a wonderful, experienced, professional faculty.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2014

This has been a great experience and I am able to work at my pace with a lot of support.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

I believe this program is great and the school official are there to help no matter what. I believe this is the ideal school for higher education and for people who need support along the way.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Grand Canyon University is a godsend for me. I am a substitute teacher in my school district and needed a graduate program which would allow me to continue working. The online program at GCU has made this possible. So far the instructors have been wonderful. GCU also has a great online system which makes it easy to communicate with the online community. The main deficiency of GCU Online, which is true of any online school, is the inability to have face to face meetings with instructors and peers. I do believe GCU will give me the skills I need to become a true scholar in my educational field. I am truly happy to have made the decision to further my education at GCU.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

My program is Psychology with an emphasis in Industry and Organization. The pros is that it is specialized in comparison to my bachelors degree. I would be able to get pay increases with a Masters and a better job. The focus of this degree is to observe various companies work environment and productivity and make it a positive and prosperous company. The con is that it is time consuming to take the program.
2.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

Being an online student, I cannot score the school in some areas of the survey. I do feel Grand Canyon has been a great choice for me as I work full time, manage a design business part-time, and dance competitively throughout North America. One of the best attributes about this program is their emphasis on flexibility and working with busy graduate students. Being in an online environment, it can be difficult to build solid relationships with the professors. I am one to be at office hours every chance I get at a traditional school. With the courses being online, speaking to professors is more difficult. Overall a great school and a great choice for working professionals.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

A pro would be the program is geared to start working immediately before graduation. A con is some of the online classes are very hard to understand. And if you disagree with a grade because of this they do not work with you. All and all GCU is a good school. They are affordable, and they are christian based.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

The staff and faculty have been extremely helpful and available when I have needed them. The workload is rough, but assignments relate to the subject well and provide educational value. This is a growing school who is establishing themselves as a quality educational institution.
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

It is a decent program with room to grow. Some classes and instructors are great, others could go.
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