Grand Canyon University Graduate Program Reviews

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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
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4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 1999

I attended online classes only, I thought it was going to be difficult because I was used to attending on campus but it was actually a very interesting experience! Taking online courses was like sitting in the classroom, except on my time. I really enjoyed sitting at my laptop on my own time, with my cup of coffee, at my own pace and still be able to watch my children. I would recommend Grand Canyon University or any online school to individuals with a family.
3.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2013

The Masters of Business Administration program at Grand Canyon University is awesome. The instructors really break down business practices that are and can be commonly used in your place of employment. The group discussion gives you an insight of how others view certain topics.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2018

Grand Canyon University (GCU) is by far the best school I have had the pleasure of being associated with. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking to further their education. I have only been there for a couple of classes thus far, but the level of instruction I have received has been superb. This is a Christian university so students need to be aware of that and if this is not something they feel comfortable with then this may not be their school, but know that because of the Christian values this school represents, they invest a tremendous amount into each and every student no matter what their religious views are. A outstanding school and I highly recommend.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I honestly had a great experience obtaining my Bachelors degree through GCU online. It was rigorous and at one point the math class I was taking was so overwhelming I was on the verge of quitting, then the phone rang and low and behold it was my student adviser. He just called to check on me and I poured my heart out frustrated that I could not grasp the material. He gave me a pep talk and I got to work and passed with a B. The support is amazing and you are never alone.
3.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2014

Grand Canyon university truly is a school with a smaller professor to student ratio even at the online level. I felt most of my MPH professors went above and beyond to engage and facilitate group discussions. They graded fairly while giving advice on how to improve one's mastery of grammar and comprehension. Every professor was respectful and quick to respond to emails. I am a proud GCU alumni!
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2017

The cohort program at GCU provides valuable resources and education that relates to real-life sitations.
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2018

The major pro for me about the program is how everything in completely online. I can finish work before it's due as long as I turn them in on time and I can ask my counselor for help or clarification when needed. I have not found any cons to this program. Any con I can think of, like fast pace, is all up to the learning aptitude of the student. As of right now the pace of the class is perfect and the overall quality is very insightful.
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

As my studies occur via the online venue, I have not ventured onto the physical campus setting and experienced the surrounding area as a student. My experience online has been exceptional as far as the workload, availability for tutors and professors, and the LoudCloud system used to complete studies.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2018

It is a great program for working adults like myself. Compared to the other online counseling degrees it is the best value with the most prestige. As with any classes (online or in person) there are very intelligent people and some that you wonder why they are there. This program is really what you make of it.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I believe the counseling is a very important job to many people for their heart. Through this program, I am desiring to be a counselor more more. I'd like to graduate this program and to be a good counselor in order for helping people.
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