Grand Canyon University Online

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University quickly developed into a teacher education college, and soon formed other exceptional programs in the sciences, nursing, business, music, Christian studies and the arts. As the city of Phoenix expanded around Grand Canyon University, the University grew along with the city to become one of the premier metropolitan private universities in the nation. Grand Canyon University consistently maintains its tradition of excellence in all disciplines, and preserves that exceptional tradition in its online programs, which began in 2000.Grand Canyon University has approx. 16,000 students and we were ranked number one by the Online Education Database ( in 2007.