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Grand Canyon University Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Grand Canyon University students.

Grand Canyon University Student Population

103,427 Total Students
19,937 Undergraduates
7 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Grand Canyon University?

Grand Canyon University total enrollment is approximately 103,427 students. 19,937 are undergraduates and 7 are graduate students.

Grand Canyon University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Grand Canyon University undergraduate population is made up of 62% women, and 38% men.


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Grand Canyon University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,150
Hispanic 5,331
Multi-Ethnic 1,298
Black or African American 1,206
International 653
Asian 588
Unknown 425
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 142

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Grand Canyon University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 43% of full-time grad students are women, and 57% men.


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Grand Canyon University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3
Black or African American 2
Asian 1
Hispanic 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Grand Canyon University Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 47,726
Hispanic 20,560
Black or African American 20,202
Unknown 4,780
Multi-Ethnic 3,888
Asian 3,628
International 1,095
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 580

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Grand Canyon University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,214
Black or African American 1,028
Multi-Ethnic 252
Asian 165
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 32
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Grand Canyon University Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 76,087 female students and 27,340 male students at Grand Canyon University.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Grand Canyon University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  80.74 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 5,434 female teachers and 3,679 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

68.44% Out of State
0.58% Out of the Country

Grand Canyon University ranks 88 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

68.44% of Grand Canyon University students come from out of state, and 0.58% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  95 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 48 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Arizona 972
California 925
Colorado 150
Texas 109
Washington 102

International Students at Grand Canyon University

Students from 92 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Canada, and Nigeria.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
18.18% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  92.62 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Grand Canyon University, 18.18% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 34,849
25-29 13,231
30-34 11,704
18-19 7,774
20-21 7,365
22-24 7,009
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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