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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/23/2014

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.


Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Grand Canyon University


3300 W. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85017-1097
(602) 639-7500 (Main Phone)

www.gcu.edu

Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...


Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Brian Mueller, President
Name change notes: Grand Canyon College to Grand Canyon University (1989)
HLC Institution ID: 1005
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 06/21/1961 - 03/26/1968
Accreditation Date(s): 03/27/1968


Summary of Commission Review


Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2006 - 2007

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2016 - 2017

Last Date of Information Change: 01/29/2014

Control: Private FP
Degrees Awarded (details below): Certificate, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Specialist, Doctors


Stipulations on Affiliation Status:

Accreditation at the doctoral level is limited to the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership; Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology; Doctor of Business Administration; and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Accreditation at the associate's level is limited to the Associate of Arts in Business; Christian Studies; Education; General Studies; Health Care Administration; and Justice Studies.
Approval of New Degree Locations:
The institution has been approved for the Notification Program, allowing the institution to open new additional locations within the United States.
Approval of Distance and Correspondence Courses and Programs:
Approved for distance education courses and programs.


Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 5,813   25,345
Graduate: 21   17,471
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   140  



Degree Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 6   0
Bachelors Degrees 76   4,482
Masters Degrees 35   6,385
Specialist Degrees 1   0
Doctoral Degrees 4   11
 
Certificate Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 4   15


Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 06/25/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
         
    Additional Locations:   Estrella Mountain Community College - Avondale, AZ; Abrazo Phoenix / West Valley Hospital - Goodyear, AZ; Mesa Community College - Mesa, AZ; AT Still University - Mesa, AZ; Mountain Vista Medical Center - Mesa, AZ; St. Joseph Hospital - Phoenix, AZ; Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ; Mayo Clinic Hospital - Phoenix, AZ; John C. Lincoln - North Mountain - Phoenix, AZ; Yavapai Community College - Prescott, AZ; Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea - Scottsdale, AZ; Scottsdale Healthcare - Osborn - Scottsdale, AZ; Pima-Salt River High School - Scottsdale, AZ; Banner Boswell - Sun City, AZ; GCU Tempe - Tempe, AZ; Tucson Medical Center - Tucson, AZ; St. Joseph's Hospital/Carondelet - Tucson, AZ;
         
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
         
    Additional Locations:   GCU Albuquerque - Albuquerque, NM;
         
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
         
    Additional Locations:   None.