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Private 4 Year

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Phoenix, Arizona

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Chances of getting into Grand Canyon University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.9%
Admission Difficulty for Grand Canyon University
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Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into GCU and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Arizona for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 28,818 out of 37,456 applicants were admitted making Grand Canyon University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Grand Canyon University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

GCU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Grand Canyon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Grand Canyon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

GCU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Grand Canyon University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Grand Canyon University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

GCU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grand Canyon University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Grand Canyon University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 22,985 12,055 37,456
Accepted 18,785 10,023 28,818
Acceptance Rate 82% 83% 77%
Enrolled 4,374 2,285 6,659
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 23% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Grand Canyon University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Grand Canyon University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Grand Canyon University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Grand Canyon University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104717 IPEDS survey data for Grand Canyon University.

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What is my chance of getting into Grand Canyon University?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to GCU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.