Graduate Program Overview

Grand Canyon University is a four-years, private (for-profit) school located in Phoenix, Arizona. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,538. It offers seventy-four (74) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGrand Canyon University
TypeFour-years, Private (for-profit)
Address3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ
Graduate School Students39,675 students
38,100 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$11,538
Student to Faculty21:1 (4.76%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 74 Graduate Programs
50 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 18 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $11,538 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $590.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$590
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$25,838
Off-Campus Total$25,838
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$10,555$10,760$11,074$11,436$11,538

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Grand Canyon University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 74 major areas - 50 Master's (45 online programs), 6 Doctorate (1 online programs), 12 Post-Bachelor'(12 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(4 online programs). 12,530 students have been conferred Master's degree and 652 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Theology and Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 103,427 students enrolled in Grand Canyon University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 39,675 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 9,126 male and 30,549 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7 full-time and 39,668 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 38,100 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 21 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students9,126
Women Students30,549
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students7
Part-time Students39,668
By race/ethnicity 17,548 White, 10,325 Black, and 1,588 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 races1,099
194 students are younger than 22 and 16,694 students are older than 65. The school has 10,550 students aged between 22 and 30 and 12,237 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under194
40 & Over16,694
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, 38,100 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 21 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment39,675
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses38,100
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses21
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,554
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses38,100
Arizona Resident6,371
Other State In U.S.31,537
Outside of U.S.192

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