Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grand Canyon University is a private, for profit institution, located in Phoenix, Arizona. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 34,096 and 19,413 students were accepted.
Grand Canyon University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $16,500 and fees $550. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,500 and $550 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelFor Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
RN to BSN
Family Nurse Practitioner
Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
The Grand Canyon University offers the Master of Science Degree in a range of nursing programs. The MSN programs include specialties in advanced nursing practice, nursing administration, leadership, education, public health and informatics.
The different graduate specialties develop core theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for practice at the graduate level. The program includes foundational courses in nursing theory, health policy, nursing research, ethical practice and healthcare systems financing.
The Master’s in Nursing, specialties include clinical practice hours ranging from 150 to 650 hours. Students in all specialties are required to develop an evidence based project which shows the integration of theoretical knowledge in the different programs.
Many of the specialties in nursing at Grand Canyon are offered in the traditional campus format while the education and leadership programs being offered in an online format.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing from a program accredited by the CCNE or NLNAC
- Complete pre-requisite courses in research, statistics and health assessment
- Have current, valid and unencumbered License to practice in the state of residence
Applicants seeking to specialize in advance practice are recommended to get in contact with the State Board of Nursing to determine the requirements for certification as a nurse practitioner or advance practice nurse in their state of residence.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||5324|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Master's degree||440|
|Nursing Administration||Master's degree||535|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||Master's degree||86|
|Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing||Master's degree||114|
|Clinical Nurse Specialist||Master's degree||3|
|Critical Care Nursing||Master's degree||58|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Post-master's certificate||4|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||Post-master's certificate||5|
|Clinical Nurse Specialist||Post-master's certificate||3|
|Critical Care Nursing||Post-master's certificate||9|
|Nursing Practice||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||41|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Grand Canyon University as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Grand Canyon University
1.48 miles away
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Arizona
3.98 miles away
The Art Institute of Phoenix
4.01 miles away
ITT Technical Institute-Phoenix
4.67 miles away
Brown Mackie College-Phoenix
6.47 miles away
Pima Medical Institute-Tucson
111.79 miles away
Brown Mackie College-Tucson
113.49 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/08/2006 - Current
Admission to School
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
$21,168Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$18,613|
|30k to 48k$19,230|
|48k to 75k$21,563|
|75k to 110k$23,014|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
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|Academic Year||In State||Out of State|
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
The amount of the scholarship is to be $600.00 annually to not less than a second year student nurse who is enrolled in an accredited institution In Arizona awarding a degree as [...]
Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.
Applicants must be full-time undergraduates in the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have completed freshmen year courses with at least a 3.0 grade point average. [...]
Applicants must be admitted into the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have graduated from a Flagstaff, Arizona area high school. Applicants must have a grade point [...]
Applicants must be students at Northern Arizona University pursuing a degree in nursing. Students must demonstrate financial need.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing