Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 533 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

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.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of my graduate program is that I will be able to teach children which is something I have always dreamed of doing as a career. I will also be prepared for all the challenges that may arise during my teaching because of Grand Canyon University Online. I have no cons about my program thus far.
2.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Some pros to being apart of Grand Canyon University's online community is just that- It is a community! The colleagues I began my journey with are the same group that are keeping me motivated, enlightened and eager to progress to the next course. By interacting with the online community I am gaining insights and perspectives from my others and I am becoming comfortable expressing my ideas, opinions and highlighting areas that I need to gain a better understanding of without feeling judged or stupid. Some cons to this program include the amount of group work-- almost every course, the number of times required for full credit when logging onto the online community, and lastly, the type of system the college uses for the community (Loud Cloud). Its user friendly however, it is not compatible and frequently has glitches. Overall, the faculty and staff and more than willing and dedicated to see their students succeed!
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

tough, required a lot of work but it is manageable
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2013

I love this school. Everybody is very helpful and they try to find the answer to any question you have if they dont know it. The return all your phone call promptly.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Affordable but no support or resources for career assistance.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros and Cons of attending GCU is the online program offer flexibility as it relates to working and balancing family life. The faculty is very hands on in helping you to achieve academic success
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

The pros are the amazing staff of counselors. The financial aid counselors will walk you through any form an guide you to what and where you need to go to. The advisers never rushed me and were always checking in to make sure that I was doing well and going in the right direction. I always felt comfortable calling for any assistance needed. The work load is a lot to me, but I have been out of school for 20 years. So getting back into the swing took me sometime. Now I feel I have a good handle on it. The only downfall that I can say about Grand Canyon University is the costs and lack of scholarships for graduate students. Other then that, I have loved my experience thus far.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

Overall the experience is worthwhile. There are some challenges that have to be overcome as with any online experience.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

The graduate program is challenging but not overwhelming. Instructor participation is often significant and rewarding of itself. The learning experience and materials can prove useful far beyond their expected value, depending on one's investment of time, and desire for retention of discovered knowledge.
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