Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a for-profit Christian university located in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. It is owned by Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ: LOPE). GCU was founded in 1949 as a non-profit liberal arts college. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. purchased Grand Canyon University in February 2004.
Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and provides online and campus-based postsecondary education services focused on graduate and undergraduate degree programs in education, liberal arts, business, and healthcare through its seven colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Christian Studies, the College of Doctoral Studies, the College of Education, the College of Fine Arts and Production, the College of Nursing, and the Ken Blanchard College of Business.
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