Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 535 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

4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2013

The program is challenging but in a manor that promotes the education process. The problem lies in the platform of Loudcloud which is prone to technical difficulties.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Grand Canyon University is a great place to be. It is a growing community and the diversity within the school has picked up. This school allows for individuality and they are very supportive. I went to another university for my bachelors and I will have to say that GCU is the school that will help you succeed on your path towards finishing your degree. The university is on the rise and just became a division 1 school and I am glad to be apart of this school as it grows.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

The graduate program is very fast-paced and requires a lot of intake of new information every two months. Each class lasts 8 weeks and all the information is crunched into that small amout of time, but it leaves you busy and on track. I really enjoy the quality of the information provided, as well as the diversity. I have already learned so much in the two years I have been attending and feel like when I graduagte I will be that much better than my competition out there. I actually enjoy the program and inforamtion I learn so much that I may consider going for my Ph.D. afterwords because I believe that there is much knowledge I can aquire and would like to acquire so that I can better serve my clients in the future.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2012

My experience at GCU has been outstanding. The instructors, professors, and other academic staff are excellent and very knowledgeable. They communicated often with the class and made sure you were receiving all the information needed to transition in to the work force of your choice.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

I have really enjoyed my graduate program thus far. I am a full time online student and despite all my concerns in the beginning I have yet to be let down or discouraged. My courses are interesting and well paced, my professors are knowledgeable and readily available to me and each student participates and encourages one another. While I do miss a classroom environment sometimes and the campus comradery I enjoyed during my undergrad I do appreciate the freedom and the ability to continue working full time that being an online student allows.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

I am a first time fully online student so I am feeling the challenges of taking online classes and balancing them with teaching, working on my other certifications, and coaching. It is very challenging but I am very excited to see where I go with this. I think that GCU really provides great support from it's staff and for the programs that it has. I get phone calls from my advisor and professor to see how I am doing and if I need any help. I feel really welcomed and that I am able to truly learn in this environment.
2.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

A lot of mistakes was made with my financial aid which came out the last few weeks of school before I graduated.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

Flexible course start times. Supportive faculty and staff!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of a graduate program are that an individual can grow professionally and the personally. The cons of a graduate program are that it gets expensive and that many tiimes a person does not get paid enought when the graduate program is finished.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

I love the GCU Graduate program. it is the best and most helpful online graduate program I have attempted.
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