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  • Revenue: $427 million
  • Market Cap: $799 million
  • CEO: Mueller, Brian
  • Industry: Diversified Consumer Services
  • Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Year Founded: 1949
  • Ticker: LOPE (get quote)

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Grand Canyon Education, Inc. provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. It focuses on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in education, healthcare, business, and liberal arts disciplines. The company provides its courses through traditional ground campus in Phoenix, Arizona; online; and onsite at the facilities of employers. As of December 31, 2011, it had 43,917 students enrolled in its courses. The company was formerly known as Significant Education, Inc. and changed its name to Grand Canyon Education, Inc. in May 2008. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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