Graduate Programs Overview

Grand Canyon University is a Private (for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Phoenix, Arizona. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,436 in average for all students.

It offers sixty-seven graduate programs: 44 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 16 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 10,449 students have been conferred Master's degree and 363 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGrand Canyon University
TypePrivate (for-profit), 4 or more years
Address3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ
Graduate School Students36,114 students
33,967 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$11,436
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 67 Graduate Programs
44 Master's, 16 Doctorate, 16 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Grand Canyon University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $11,436 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $565.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$565
Books & Supplies$800
Room & Board$7,800 (On-Campus) / $7,800 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,700 (On-Campus) / $5,700 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,736
Off-Campus Total$25,736
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$10,612$10,555$10,760$11,074$11,436

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Grand Canyon University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 67 major areas - 43 Master's (39 online programs), 6 Doctorate (1 online programs), 11 Post-Master'(11 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Theology And Religious Vocations
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Theology And Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 90,253 students enrolled in Grand Canyon University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 36,114 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 8,694 male and 27,420 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1 full-time and 36,113 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 33,967 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 25 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students8,694
Women Students27,420
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1
Part-time Students36,113
By race/ethnicity 15,850 White, 9,729 Black, and 1,375 Asian students are attending at Grand Canyon University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races967
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Grand Canyon University, 33,967 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 25 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment36,114
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses33,967
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses25
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,122
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses33,967
Arizona Resident6,154
Other State In U.S.27,633
Outside of U.S.180

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