Grand Canyon University Is A Christian College Full Of

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Grand Canyon University is a Christian College full of deep history. Starting sixty-five years ago as a Baptist Church. It started its location in Prescott, AZ but eventually grew and relocated to Phoenix where is created a strong reputation as a private Christian University (History of GCU). In the early 2000’s, Grand Canyon University was having a hard time producing academic experiences of high quality. The financial support dropped, leaving the college with the only choice of starting a new practice that turned around the operations (History of GCU). Grand Canyon University re-did itself, and enhanced the nursing and education programs in particular. Now, GCU offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in many fields, and the…show more content…
Grand Canyon University offers a wide selection of 76 programs, the most popular being Nursing, Special Education, Business Management and Education (Key Facts). To be on the Dean’s list, “students whose enrollment cumulative GPA is 3.5 or above qualify for the Dean’s List,” (GCU Student Handbook). Grand Canyon University offers many different types of internship programs as well. There are two types of internships, “programmatic internships aligned with your field of study,” and “Elective internships overseen by the Office of University Internships,” (GCU Internship Programs). Both are easy to apply for and will help you connect better with the school and some have the opportunity to earn credits from the internships, (GCU Internship Programs.) Not only does the campus of Grand Canyon University have several activities such as a gym, pools, a recreational center, and many sporting events; the surrounding area of Grand Canyon University has activities also( GCU Clubs and Organization). According to Google Maps, there are a few restaurants surrounding GCU; these restaurants include, Qdoba, Domino’s Pizza, Jamba Juice, Denny’s, Wendy’s, Olive Garden, Chili’s, and Applebee’s. There’s also a supermarket called Grand Mart just one mile from campus, and a Walgreens across the street from that (Google
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