Grand Canyon University
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017
The education and experience of a lifetime
More than just a four-year education, Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a robust living and learning experience that will nurture your growth physically, mentally and spiritually. While surrounding you with the social, cultural and recreational opportunities of a lifetime, GCU enables you to build a solid academic foundation for a rich and rewarding life.
Your future starts the day you move in.
Your future starts the day you move on campus. Picture an apartment complex filled with all your best friends. Hegel Hall is a modern dormitory residence featuring all the amenities you want. Your spacious suite will include a furnished living room, private bathroom, and two bedrooms, each equipped with a vanity sink and mirror, individual closets, beds, study desks and chairs. Designed to facilitate social interaction and serious study, your comfortably appointed suite will be home to you and up to three other students. Even though your fellow students will come from a wide variety of backgrounds, they will all share the same commitment to academic excellence and intellectual growth. Like you, they are all pursuing the goal of a quality education. You'll make friends quickly in the coed community, and many of your roommates and classmates will continue to be your good friends for life. To help you find your way around the campus, and adjust to the college lifestyle, Resident Assistants and Life Leaders are there to assist you in anyway possible. In addition, the entire staff and faculty at GCU is committed to helping you make the most of your college experience. If you have questions, just ask...
The classroom experience is first class.
The curriculum at Grand Canyon University is not easy. It will require the highest levels of personal commitment, intellectual honesty and academic diligence. The coursework is rigorous and will require you to stretch your talents and perfect your skills. Rest assured, however, that this will not be an individual pursuit on your part. The professors at GCU are at your side every step of the way, helping you explore your academic gifts. With 15,000 students and a 12:1 student teacher ratio, your classes at GCU will be small, so you will enjoy the highest level of personal attention from professors who will know you by name.
What will you learn?
Grand Canyon University comprises four renowned institutes of education (Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, and College of Nursing & Health Sciences) and more than 100 esteemed academic programs. At GCU, you will acquire a solid education and earn a well-respected degree in a wide variety of today's most promising and challenging career fields.
So what happens when you're not studying for classes?
Surrounding your residence is a beautiful, park-like environment and an exciting campus lifestyle. This includes an active Student Union, complete with fitness center, copy center, health center, an outstanding full-service cafeteria, and our gourmet coffee shop, Latté Dah. Kick back in a big cushy chair and catch your favorite shows on the large-screen plasma TVs. Or take in movie nights and other events on "The Slab," an outdoor gathering area that invites you to enjoy Arizona's wonderful weather. Across from the Student Union you'll find a recreation pool where you and your friends can cool off, splash around, or just soak up the sun! When you're done at the pool stop by the Canyon Café where you can pick up a game of pool, grab a snack, and catch up with your friends. If you like sports, GCU is your playing field. From intramural athletics to pick-up games of Ultimate Frisbee on Mariposa Lawn, you experience life at its fullest. The GCU Antelopes (or "Lopes" as they're called) compete in a variety of Division II Intercollegiate sports, as well as Intramural Sports. GCU offers a complete exercise facility outfitted with the finest equipment, as well as tennis courts and two indoor basketball courts. Beyond the fun, there's faith. As a GCU student, you'll have the opportunity to be part of a student body that comes together to celebrate mutual values.
Number one for fun in the sun.
You'll quickly discover that there's more to the Grand Canyon University experience than classroom learning and campus living. Set in the heart of Phoenix, GCU is next door to all the urban activities and attractions, including cultural and artistic centers, world-class concerts, five major professional sports teams, and expansive shopping malls. Plus all the outdoor attractions you would expect from a city famous for its year round sunshine, including golf, hiking, biking, horseback, and much more. Whether you enjoy the fast-paced city life, the mysteries of nature, or the fiery sunset painted in the sky each evening, you'll find that GCU offers exactly what you want and need in your life.
To help with the cost of your education, Grand Canyon University offers scholarships, Federal Work-Study Programs, on-campus part-time jobs, connections to providers of off-campus jobs, and Federal Community Service Programs. Tuition and related expenses at Grand Canyon University are among the lowest for private colleges in the country. Combine that with GCU's outstanding financial aid programs, valuable education, a wide variety of degree programs, and preparation for the future and you have one of America's best college buys. Once you begin to compare the cost of a GCU education with other private universities you'll realize the value of your investment!
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