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University of Arkansas Grantham

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    Private, For-Profit

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  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


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  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Grantham University is an accredited online institution established by a World War II veteran, Donald Grantham in the year 1951 with the main campus in South California and is primarily located in Lenexa, Kansas.

The university is a private for-profit college that provides support for those who have served in the US military. The university is recognized as a top military-friendly school by Military Advanced Education and Transition.

The mission is to deliver high quality, relevant education and to offer exceptional flexibility, accessibility, and affordability to deserving, working adults trying to better their lives.

Grantham University offers a choice of 50+ degree and certificate programs along with online education which includes majors such as business, healthcare, nursing, criminal justice, computer science, and technology. It currently comprises four schools: The Mark Skousen School of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the School of Nursing and Allied Health.

Grantham University has been accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission since 1961 for providing various degrees and certificate programs

  • The student population of Grantham University is 8,059 students enrolled for different courses and degrees on campus as well as online.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 17:1 which makes it very easy for a student to have a one-on-one session with their faculties easily.

  • It has an accreditation by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Nationwide, the average first year to second-year retention rate is for full-time and part-time students are 45% and 32% respectively.

Grantham University also has the following accreditations for its nursing programs:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

  • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

Location & Contact




2404 N University Ave., Little Rock, AR 72207


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  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    4th Dec

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


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    Neither required nor recommended

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  • High School GPA


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  • Accept Common App


The enrolment procedure is simple. No standardized test scores are required for admission to the university. However, for international students, English proficiency test scores are required.

The university accepts applications all throughout the year, which means you can enroll in a program at any time of the year.

Note: Grantham University does not require a GPA for various degree levels that are given below

Undergraduate Program

Completion of high school or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5.

Graduate Program

Completion of baccalaureate, masters, or first-level professional degree with a GPA of 2.5 or more.

Additionally, there are no SAT, ACT, GRE, or any other standardized test requirements for admission. For any further information about the admission process at GU, visit our admissions page.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


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Additional Costs:

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  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


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The University offers one of the lowest tuition rates in the system of Grantham.

The average annual cost to attend GU on a full-time basis for the current year is $6,360 for all students regardless of their residency and the net price comes to $8,961. This fee consists of $1092 for books and supplies and $180 for other fees.

Grantham University's Resource Fee covers the cost of the following:

  • Student advisor services, including after-hours and weekend support

  • Textbooks and/or e-books

  • Supplies, kits and other required materials outlined in the course syllabus

  • Microsoft Office student license

  • Teaching and Learning Centre, including access to Tutor.com services

  • Materials accessible through the Library Resource Centre

  • Services for required proctored examinations

  • Career Services, including the Career Launch program


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar

Other academic year

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Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

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Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    461 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    306 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    284 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    174 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    98 Graduates

  • Electrical Engineering Technologies...

    60 Graduates

  • Human Resources Management and Serv...

    44 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    42 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    98 Graduates

  • Electrical Engineering Technologies...

    60 Graduates

  • Human Resources Management and Serv...

    44 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    42 Graduates

  • Engineering-Related Fields

    41 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    34 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    21 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    17 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    15 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

    11 Graduates

  • Information Science/Studies

    10 Graduates

  • Computer Programming

    3 Graduates

  • Teaching Assistants/Aides

    2 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    1 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

45% / 55%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%










Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income


Campus Life


The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


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Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available


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Campus Security

The students at GU have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at GU are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. The number of female and male students at the university are 51% and 49%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$15,314 - $36,994

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$159 - $384

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


> $110K


The University provides financial aid to the students in need. These aids are provided in the form of scholarships, grants, work-study options, and loans.

Students wishing to avail of these measures are required to fill in the FAFSA form and receive SAR as soon as possible to understand how much financial assistance he/she is eligible for. Grantham University Federal School Code is 041223.

The total aid awarded is $19,455,247 and the total students receiving aid percentage is 83%.

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