Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 530 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP and CCNE
  • 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

3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The online program is very convienent. Though I like not having to go to class everyday, I have to have extra discipline since I do not get to a campus,
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

GCU is a great college. It challenged me and pushed me to think outside the box.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

Ease of online access makes the program much more accessible.
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Since I have just started my graduate program I may not have the most accurate description of my program. However I'm also an online student so the program is going to be different than an on campus program. So many of the categories I didn't feel like I was able to rate accurately and therefore left them blank... This unfortunately caused my over all rating of the program to go down... Also being in the Masters program this reduces the financial aid available which is why that particular rating is so low. However overall I would recommend this program to others if they were to ask me what I thought a good online program was.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

I feel the pros of my program are as follows: the immediate feedback you receive from the instructors, the monthly calls from your individual financial and academic advisors, simplistic design of online usage, and the overall atmosphere of the program. I do not feel my program has any cons. I used to wonder why one class at a time, but as I have progressed in my program I believe it was designed in a way to help students excel, which has made me love taking one class a time!
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2014

It is a simple way to earn a graduate degree with only one class a week for four hours. With additional work.The program lasts 19 months but it is made simple for those who need to work.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

The work, so far, has been interesting and when comparing what the employment opportunities are out there, it looks to be good preparation. This program is challenging. The doctoral program is by no means easy but I am meeting excellent fellow students as well as instructors and staff. The campus appears friendly and welcoming.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2013

The online schooling at Grand Canyon University has allowed me to greatly improve my performance in not only my education and writing skills but in my everyday work as well.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

Wonderful staff that are helpful when needed.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

So far I am really loving Grand Canyon University. I have one degree from another online program, and truly wished I had found Grand Canyon first for that degree. From the very first contact I had with my enrollment counselor, who by the way still routinely calls me, it's been a good experience. I have never felt like an invisible dollar sign like I did the other school. I feel like Grand Canyon really does it right. They have it in them to be honorable and dignified, and it shows in all they do. They are a first class organization.
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