Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Grand Canyon University (GCU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


important components before one start their education journey. Grand Canyon University keeps its tuition cost competitive so that maximum students can reach for quality education. Grand Canyon University offers various scholarship programs to make sure they meet with the cost of education. Grand Canyon University has kept its tuition rate frozen for the last 12 years so that it can fulfill its commitment to provide quality and affordable education.

Here are some of the scholarships provided by Grand Canyon University - 

  • Priority Registration Award
  • Grand Canyon University Award
  • Canyon Christian Schools Consortium (CCSC) Award
  • CSET Award
  • Dream.US
  • Psi Beta Scholarship
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
  • 2020-21 Colangelo Scholarship
  • Honors College Academic Excellence Scholarship &
  • Servant Leadership Scholarship
  • Barnabas Pastoral Program Scholarship

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


As shown in the table the breakdown includes Federal Grants, Pell Grants, state grants and institutional grants, with federal grants having the highest percentage contribution of 44% with an average aid amount being $5104.

Pell grants have a percentage of 43% with an average aid amount of $4839 which is higher than the State grant aid average of $785.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


As shown in the table lower the family income higher is the amount of aid one can expect to receive. For those students who have a family income under $30,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $12810 while those with family income over $110,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $7204. This helps students who are coming from low-income homes to pay for their degree.

Student Loans for Grand Canyon University (GCU)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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