Welcome to the Honors College at Grand Canyon University, home to a vibrant community of ambitious learners seeking a robust undergraduate experience. In the Honors College, learning extends far beyond the walls of a classroom, and students are empowered to transition theory into practical application. The Honors College offers enriching opportunities to bright, passionate and ambitious students interested in applied experiential learning opportunities related to local and global community engagement, service and transformative leadership.
There is a multitude of reasons to consider joining the Honors College. Our students are more than just dedicated learners — they are aspiring servant leaders who work to gain practical experience by embracing learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Explore some of the many reasons why you should consider joining the Honors College.
Strength in a Christ-Centered Community
We value relationships over transactions by promoting meaningful connections that enrich the honors community and those we serve. We embrace the notion that we are stronger together and aim to lift one another to fulfill our calling. We activate principles of servant leadership within our daily interactions.
Character and Integrity
We grow and contribute from the context of a Christian worldview. We align our passions and purposes with our future professions. We embrace servant leadership through care, love, humility and stewardship in all our endeavors. We cultivate a community dedicated to character and integrity, live out our faith in action and embrace gratitude.
Innovation Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration
We conduct purpose-driven research and entrepreneurial strategizing to drive innovative solutions. We foster ambition and diversity of thought within a community that embraces interdisciplinary collaboration.
Global Exploration and Engagement
We promote cultural awareness and global competence by engaging in diverse local and global communities. We work to develop empathic leaders who are ready to engage in a global workplace through inclusivity and compassion.
Through our curricular and co-curricular experiences, our students establish a commitment to lifelong learning, continued professional and leadership development and everlasting spiritual growth. Our students learn humbly, apply with integrity and repeat with curiosity in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge.
Embrace the challenge and enrich our future with the Honors College. Students admitted into the Honors College are eligible to enroll in any one of GCU's campus degree programs. Explore our campus degrees to learn more about your options and talk to your university counselor about the opportunity to join our college on our Phoenix campus.
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Minors for Honors Students
Honors students are encouraged to customize their academic experience. Whether aiming to enhance professionally, grow knowledge in a specific area, diversify your resume or simply to pursue one of your passions, a minor may help you achieve your goal.
Get more information and learn about the benefits of earning a minor.