Financial Aid

Online students at GCU can avail of different forms of financial aid, which include:

Scholarships and Grants

Many online scholarships and grants are available for students earning their degrees through GCU’s online or evening courses. Additionally, GCU has developed relationships with hundreds of organizations nationwide, providing scholarships or grants to eligible participants interested in pursuing their online degrees.

Reduced Tuition Rates for High School Dual Enrollment

If you are a high school student, dual enrollment courses allow you to earn college credits while still in high school. GCU supports dual enrollment by offering subsidized tuition to high school students who opt for dual enrollment at GCU.


GCU’s dedicated Loan Repayment Support team helps manage their federal, state, or other issued loans.

Besides these, GCU accepts many other forms of aid that students may receive from external sources.

*The amount available through financial aid may vary, with different eligibility requirements and disbursement methods.

Military Benefits

Grand Canyon University is committed to helping Service members, Veterans, and their families earn their college degrees.

The following benefits are provided to students with military affiliation who enroll at GCU:

  • Military Scholarships
  • Special Military Rate per credit hour
  • Discounted Tuition
  • Dedicated Advisors and Military Benefit Liaisons
  • Credit for Military Training and Non-Traditional Learning

GCU is also a Yellow Ribbon school. This allows GCU to provide additional VA education benefits in accordance with the Yellow Ribbon program.

These and related benefits are offered to students with military affiliations, such as:

  • Active Duty (Army, Army National Guard, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard.)
  • Reservists
  • Veterans
  • Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Military Spouses and Families

Here's why GCU University is worth your while

GCU offers a host of benefits that few other colleges provide.
Here are some of these benefits.

  • Smaller Class Sizes
  • Attractive Online Scholarship Opportunities
  • Affordable Online Tuition Rates
  • Progressive Transfer Policy
  • Flexible Class Schedules
  • Access to Virtual Resources