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Grand Canyon University, located in the heart of Phoenix, is Arizona’s leading private Christian university. Founded in 1949 by the Southern Baptist Church, GCU has evolved over the past 65 years to become an educational leader in the Phoenix area. GCU was founded on fostering service and leadership in young minds. They still hold these values at their core as they continue to provide quality and affordable education to all their students.

Students have a plethora of educational and extra-curricular opportunities while attending GCU. They can pursue bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees, participate in athletics, and become members of one of their 70+ clubs.

Some of GCU’s features include:

  • Contemporary residence halls and apartments with resort-style swimming pools
  • Recreation and fitness centers
  • GCU Stadium and GCU Arena
  • STEM Building
  • Division 1 athletics
  • Academic, professional, social, and recreational clubs
  • Academic and student support resources

Still, GCU remains committed to its Christian beliefs and fostering a community of people that are committed to leading lives that follow Jesus Christ. Their involvement in the Arizona Sponsor A Highway® Program demonstrates that GCU’s dedication to the community goes beyond their campus. Thanks to their sponsorship, Adopt A Highway® Maintenance Corporation crews have been able to work diligently to keep Arizona roadways clean and beautiful.

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