In Fall 2021, about 30% of college students in the United States took classes exclusively online, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.1
Grand Canyon University’s online learning experience offers the flexibility you need in your degree program to obtain a quality education and help you in today's complex business world. GCU has been institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1968. This accreditation covers GCU’s traditional and online courses, providing a foundation of trust for quality education in both modalities. We also create opportunities to develop and reward the broader educational community through educational alliances.
Benefits of GCU Online Degree Programs
As an online student at GCU, you can expect:
GCU Online Scholarship Opportunities
Learn how you can make your education at GCU even more affordable by applying for the scholarships for online college students. We announce new scholarship opportunities on a regular basis as part of our commitment to ensure a valuable education is accessible to all. In 2022, GCU’s online students received nearly $130 million in scholarships.2
Online Learning Experience FAQs
Our online degree programs are designed to provide the skills and credentials needed to advance your career. Find a degree that aligns with your career goals.
1 National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (2022, December). Number and percentage of students enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by distance education participation, location of student, level of enrollment, and control and level of institution: Fall 2020 and fall 2021. Retrieved on Sept. 28, 2023.
2 Online scholarships awarded from January 2022 to October 2022.