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Grand Canyon University

Transfer to Grand Canyon University 

Grand Canyon University (GCU)

Grand Canyon University, Arizona’s premier private Christian university, helps students find their purpose by offering more than 200 academic programs with over 150 online programs across nine colleges. Scholarship opportunities, student support resources, innovative learning experiences and faith-integrated curriculum help students achieve their goals and grow into servant leaders. Every student receives one-on-one counseling support, including a complimentary pre-evaluation to review transcripts, determine transfer credits and develop a personalized graduation plan. Using GCU’s net price calculator, students can get an upfront estimate on their investment, as well as transparent guidance on their financial obligations and options.

GCU’s mission is to prepare learners to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of their Christian heritage.

General transfer information

Students can transfer in a maximum of 30 credits, including credits earned through prior learning assessment(s) such as Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Excelsior College Examinations, Berlitz Language Evaluation and DSST (formerly DANTES Subject Standardized Tests), in addition to credit for military experience.

Transfer partnership

Education discount

Grand Canyon University transfer partnership benefits and eligibility requirements.
GCU benefits Eligibility requirements

10% off scholarship to pursue a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree through one of their online programs.

Pre-transfer evaluation of credits along with a personalized graduation plan that includes an anticipated graduation date.

Minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or better.

Any associate degree

To claim the scholarship, students must complete a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to be submitted with the application for admission. Reach out to for a copy of the MOU and to get started.

Contact Grand Canyon University.


  • Location:
    3300 W. Camel Back Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85017

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