Student Population at Grand Canyon
2020 Student Population
A total of 90,253 students have enrolled at Grand Canyon University - 54,139 undergraduate and 36,114 graduate.
By gender, 24,543 male and 65,710 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 17,336 full-time students and 72,917 part-time students.
The number of students at Grand Canyon University is very large compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.
Grand Canyon University offers online degree/certificate programs and 70,295 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 24,543 male and 65,710 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.37 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 41,510 White students (45.99%) and 18,425 Black or African American students (20.41%) at Grand Canyon University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Grand Canyon University.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||547||147||400|
|Black or African American||8,696||2,117||6,579|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||353||115||238|
|Two or More Races||2,182||676||1,506|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||356||93||263|
|Black or African American||9,729||2,232||7,497|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||149||49||100|
|Two or More Races||967||225||742|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Grand Canyon University, 80,999 students (89.75% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 70,295 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 12,674 students live in Arizona where Grand Canyon University is located in and 57,278 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||70,295||36,328||33,967|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||10,704||10,679||25|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||9,254||7,132||2,122|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||70,295||36,328||33,967|
|Other State in U.S.||57,278||29,646||27,632|
|Outside of U.S.||341||161||180|