About Grantham University
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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 20:1 which makes it very easy for a student to have a one-on-one session with their faculties easily.
Nationwide, the average first year to second-year retention rate is for full-time and part-time students are 45% and 32% respectively.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The University offers one of the lowest tuition rates in the nation 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 $912 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
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
The University provides financial assistance 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 $19455247 and the total students receiving aid percentage is 83%.