dents could apply for financial aid, pay their tuition, order their transcripts online, and apply for graduation. The company’s student services advisors provide personalized online and telephonic support to its students. Library Services: The company provides a mix of online and ground resources, services, and instruction to support the educational and research endeavors of all students, faculty, and staff, including ground and online libraries and a qualified library staff that is available to help faculty and students with research, teaching, and library resource instruction. Collectively, its library services meet, or exceed, the requirements set by relevant accrediting bodies for the company to offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. Career Services: For those students seeking to change careers or explore new career opportunities, the company offers career services support, including resume review and evaluation, career planning workshops, and access to career services specialists for advice and support. Other resources that the company offers include a Job Readiness Program, which advises students on matters, such as people skills, resumes and cover letters, mock interviews, and business etiquette; a job board, which advertises employment postings and career exploration opportunities; career counseling appointments and consultations; and career fairs. Technology Support Services: The company provides online technical support 18 hours per day during the week and 17 hours per day on weekends to help its students remedy technology-related issues. The company also provides online tutorials and ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for students who are new to online coursework. Enrollment As of December 31, 2014, the company had 67,806 students enrolled in its courses, of which 55,060 were enrolled in its online programs and 12,746 were enrolled in its ground programs. Proprietary Rights The company licenses the right to utilize the name of Jerry Colangelo in connection with its Colangelo School of Sports Business that the company operates within the business school. Regulation The company is subject to regulation by state education agencies, accrediting commissions, and the federal government through the Department of Education under the Higher Education Act. In addition, to participate in the federal student financial aid programs, the company must be accredited by an accrediting commission recognized by the Department of Education. The company’s operations are also subject to regulation by the Department of Education due to its participation in the federal student financial aid programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. Those Title IV programs include educational loans with below-market interest rates that are issued by the federal government under the Federal Direct Loan program, as well as grant programs for students with demonstrated financial need. The company is authorized to offer its educational programs by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, the regulatory agency governing private postsecondary educational institutions in the state of Arizona, where the company is located. Competition The company’s ground program competes with Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona. Its ground program also competes with Azusa Pacific University, Baylor University, and Pepperdine University. History Grand Canyon Education, Inc. was founded in 1949.
grand canyon education inc (GKD:Berlin)
3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017
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