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3300 West Camelback Road

Phoenix, AZ 85017

United States

Phone: 602-639-7500

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Grand Canyon Education, Inc. provides postsecondary education services focused on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in the core disciplines of education, healthcare, business, and liberal arts. The company offers programs online, on ground at its approximately 133 acre traditional campus in Phoenix, Arizona, and onsite at facilities the company leases and at facilities owned by third party employers. Curricula The company offers the degrees of Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration and Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science and various programs to each of these degrees. Many of its degree programs also offer a selection of emphases. The company also offers certificate programs, which consist of a series of courses focused on a particular area of study, for students who seek to enhance their skills and knowledge or achieve additional licensure. The company offers its academic programs through its seven distinct colleges: The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, a nursing program in Arizona; The College of Doctoral Studies, which utilizes technology, collaboration, and learning communities to develop expert practitioners and researchers; The College of Arts and Sciences, which develops and provides many of the general education course requirements in its other colleges and also serves as one of the vehicles through which the company offers programs in additional targeted disciplines; The College of Education, a teacher’s college; The Ken Blanchard College of Business, an advisory board that includes nationally recognized business leader; The College of Fine Arts and Production, the University that offers Fine Arts; and The College of Theology, which serves as one of the many vehicles through which the University affirms its Christian heritage. The company has established relationships with community colleges, health-care systems, school districts, and other employers through which the company offers programs onsite to provide flexibility and convenience to students and their employers. For its nursing programs, the company offers clinical courses onsite at hospitals and other health-care centers with which the company has partnerships, and also arranges to allow these students to complete their clinical work onsite. The company offers its ground-based programs to traditional students through three 15-week semesters in a calendar year and to online students in 5, 7 or 8 week courses throughout the calendar year. Traditional students enroll in three or four courses per semester while online students typically concentrate on one course at a time. The company requires its online students to be actively engaged in their online student classroom at least three or four times each week, depending on the content and degree level of the class, in order to maintain an active dialogue with their professors and classmates. The company’s online programs provide a digital record of student interactions for the course instructor to assess students’ levels of engagement and demonstration of required competencies. Student Support Services The company focuses on developing and providing resources that simplify the student enrollment process, acclimate students to its programs and its online environment, support the student educational experience, and track student performance toward degree completion. Many of its support services, including academic, administrative, and library services, are accessible online and are available to its online and ground students, allowing users to access these services at a time and in a manner that is generally convenient to them. The student support services the company provides include the following: Academic services: The company provides students with various services designed to support their academic studies. The company’s Center for Learning and Advancement offers research services, writing services

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