Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ
Student Size
Ground: 22k; Online: 90k+; Total: 112k+
College Type
Traditional and Online, Private Christian University


Grand Canyon University is a private Christian university located in Phoenix, Arizona. We are dedicated to helping our students change their lives for the better through education, and offer a wide range of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that you can earn on campus and online. Our faculty and staff will be with you every step of the way to ensure you reach your goals.

Though we are a Christian university, GCU welcomes students from all backgrounds and denominations. Our mission is to ensure that our students reach their fullest potential and earn a degree.

About This Episode

Grand Canyon University, a Christian university, is one of the nation’s fastest-growing universities. Located in the heart of Phoenix, AZ, GCU’s vibrant community and expansive campus is ranked top 20 for Best College Campuses in America. GCU’s mission provides accessible education for all socioeconomic classes of Americans, integrating a Christian worldview, community and the free market system.

GCU Segment 01 - The GCU Story, A Modern, Purpose Driven University
President: Brian Mueller
GCU Segment 02 - Sustainable Technology
Featured Student: Erik Yost
GCU Segment 03 - Community Impact Beyond the Classroom
Featured Student: Maya Hinojos
GCU Segment 04 - Opening Doors and Opening Arms
Featured Student: Noah Wolfe
GCU Segment 05 - Conscious Capitalism
Featured Student: Andrea Northup
GCU Segment 06 - Freedom and Faithful Leadership
Featured Student: Bethany Egeler Huffman
GCU Segment 07 - Business As A Force For Good
Featured Person: Jerry Colangelo
GCU Segment 08 - What Division I Athletics Should Look Like
Featured Student: Jamie Boggs
GCU Segment 09 - The Havocs Experience - GCU Pride and Spirit
Featured Student: Joshua Gillespie
GCU Segment 10 - Academics With Purpose
Featured Person: Dr. Hank Radda
GCU Segment 11 - Balancing Entrepreneurship and Education
Featured Student: Weston Smith
GCU Segment 12 - Empowering Future Leaders
Featured Alumna: Kara Morrow
GCU Segment 13 - An Invitation To Belong - A Parent's Perspective
Featured Person: Melissa Pullon
GCU Segment 14 - Unity In Diversity
Featured Alumnus: Donald Glenn
GCU Segment 15 - Students Inspiring Students
Featured Student: Luis Peña
Learn More About Grand Canyon University