Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the standard college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Grand Canyon University diversity report below.

Grand Canyon University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Grand Canyon University?

Grand Canyon University total enrollment is approximately 96,211 students.

18,406 are undergraduates and 4 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

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,334
Hispanic 4,925
Multi-Ethnic 1,137
Black or African American 1,129
Asian 591
Unknown 513
International 497
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 131

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Grand Canyon University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 50% of full-time grad students are women, and 50% men.

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Grand Canyon University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Grand Canyon University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #265 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  265 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  92.48 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Grand Canyon University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Grand Canyon University is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Grand Canyon University is ranked 460 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  460 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  87.89 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Grand Canyon University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 44,592
Black or African American 18,975
Hispanic 17,972
Unknown 5,668
Multi-Ethnic 3,452
Asian 3,253
International 833
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 546

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Grand Canyon University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Grand Canyon University ranks 2,812 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2812 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  25.81 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 70,385 female students and 25,826 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

Top 5% in 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.

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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%.

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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

Footnotes

*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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