Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 515 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: 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

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5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Web Design
Graduation Year: 2016

Several times throughout my degree program, I was humbled by the entire staff and faculty's committment to student success. While a distance learning degree always has its frustrations and is never perfect, despite those hiccups, I always had instructors and advisors always willing to step up and overcome alongside me. The Christian atmosphere of the school helped keep me grounded while in my studies, and it opened doors for meaningful conversations with instructors without the fear of being mocked.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2019

I have received excellent customer service from GCU and the professors have been great in preparing the curriculum as well as their commitment to the students. I would highly recommend Grand Canyon University to other students and peers. I have received excellent services and has met the requirements that I was looking for in an online education.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling Psychology
Graduation Year: 2018

Pursuing my master's degree via online classes through Grand Canyon University was the best decision for me. It allowed me to log into class on my own time. I currently have a full time job, while working on completing my degree. The teachers are very helpful and fairly easy to get in contact with. The student services staff check in with you before the start of any new class and sometimes in-between just to make sure things are going well. The students are very friendly and professional as well. We have weekly discussion questions and everyone, whether they agree or disagree with another student's opinion, is very respectful.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Clinical Psychology
Graduation Year: 2020

I really enjoy the online Master's program at GCU. All my professors have been very attentive and really try to help you understand what you are learning. The students constantly encourage each other and give useful feedback. I feel like I am getting valuable knowledge from each class I got through.
4.4 out of 5.0
Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2016

GCU has a very good education program. Having known other teachers for many years (my wife graduated a year after we got married), I can say that this program is not the best, but it is still worth the money. GCU had many levels of accountability and support to facilitate greater learning and preparation for a career or advancement in teaching. It helps that the books are digital and included in the cost.
4.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Grand Canyon University is a great school to pursue online education. The staff are very supportive, knowledgeable and encouraging. The classes prepare you for your future career and provide lots of resources and experience behavior heading into your field.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2018

I am currently still attending GCU. I have had some major set backs with my daughter's health. GCU Staff and Instructors have been influential in my educational career assisting in tutoring, guidance and emotional support. With my daughter's health and subsequent medical procedure's I fell behind and was unable to finish a course because my time was spent between my oldest daughter that was in the hospital, work and my youngest daughter who is just over 2 years old. My guidance counselor and instructors were so very helpful in assisting me in meeting what goals I could and have given me the chance to begin again to finish my Master's as well as cement a solid future for myself and my children, who I will encourage to attend GCU as well! It is a fabulous, Christian Based school that leads students in their quest to fulfill a faith based life and career. I would recommend GCU to anyone who asked.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2018

Grand Canyon University is great for online education. The classes are easy to navigate and a fair amount of work for those working full time like I am. An online degree is completely doable from GCU. If I ever need anything I know that I can rely on my assigned student services advisor.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA in Information Systems
Graduation Year: 2018

Grand Canyon University has allowed me, as an active duty member to obtain my Bachelors degree and pursue my Graduate degree. The instructors are knowledgeable and always willing to take the extra time out of their schedule to assist the students. In addition, the student advisors are very helpful to adjust the students class schedule to meet their busy schedules. GCU is an excellent school that I highly recommend.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Teaching
Graduation Year: 2001

Grand Canyon University has been a very welcoming college, even with me pursuing my degree online. My counselor and advisor are in constant contact with me to make sure I understand everything that is happening. They have helped me to navigate the online system, answered my questions, and have help me with my financial aid. I recommend this college to those who are looking to further their education by using an online college.
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