Grand Canyon University in Phoenix: Applying information

Phoenix, AZ

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

10 : 1

Admission considerations

Required

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

  • Admission test scores

Acceptance Rate

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58%

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

In comparison to National Average

Grand Canyon University acceptance rate is below national average.

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58%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 80%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 22%.

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58%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 74%, so Grand Canyon University acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 16%.

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.

Total

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22%

Full time

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16%

Part time

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5%

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

67%

Part-time retention rate

37%

The Grand Canyon University full-time retention rate is 67% and part-time retention rate is 37%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

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