Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 521 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 69,444 (43,295 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 100% part-time, 0% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,124
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2014

Grand Canyon University is a great place to attend online, as well as attending the traditional campus. I appreciate the value and the quality of the degree I am pursuing. Grand Canyon University rocks!
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros is that you get help from a lot of people and the professors I have had so far are one of the greatest.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I like the graduate program and the faculties are very helpful and supportive, but the workload is a lot and lots of homework, papers and research, however, it is a graduate program so I do expect to work a little harder.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

Provides great flexibility. Until you learn to manage working fulltime and school, you tend to feel like the work is never ending. But all in all a great program
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Cognitive Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

I have had excellent experiences at GCU. I did my research on this school before I chose to attend. I am doing a dual-master's program in counseling and it has exceeded my expectations. I am glad, and proud I choose Grand Canyon University.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

It's an online program and allows me to work while continuing my education. It's relatively easy to get into the school, no hoops to jump through. They make the process smooth. No cons that I have encountered.
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