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Grantham University Overview

Located in Lenexa, Kansas, Grantham University is a private for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Grantham University Known For?

1,475 Undergraduate Awards
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Grantham University.
  • In 2017-2018, 30% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Grantham University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Grantham University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Grantham University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Computer Science Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Other Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Electronics Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Grantham University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Computer Science Associate Degree Schools Computer Science Degree
#17 Highest Paid Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates College Factual
#18 Highest Paid Associate Degree Computer & Information Sciences Graduates College Factual
#29 Highest Paid Computer Science Graduates College Factual
#45 Highest Paid Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates College Factual
#105 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Health Professions Graduates College Factual

Where Is Grantham University?


Contact details for Grantham University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 16025 West 113Th Street, Lenexa, KS 66219
Phone: 800-955-2527

How Do I Get Into Grantham University?

You can apply to Grantham University online at:

Grantham University has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Grantham University?

79% Take Out Loans
16.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Grantham University, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,098 a year. That adds up to $32,392 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Grantham University is 16.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Grantham University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,164 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,319 undergraduate students at Grantham University, with 2,164 being full-time and 3,155 being part-time.


There are also 1,146 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,164 full-time undergraduates at Grantham University, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Grantham University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 717
Hispanic or Latino 176
White 875
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 373

Geographic Diversity

Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Grantham University. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Grantham University

6,465 Took All Classes Online
6,465 Took At Least One Class Online
-6.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 16 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at Grantham University. In 2019-2020, 6,465 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Grantham University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 3rd most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Grantham University Rankings

The following table shows how Grantham University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Computer & Information Sciences #1 #1
Engineering-Related Fields #1 #1
Electronics Engineering Technology #1 #1
Computer Science #1 #1
Health & Medical Administrative Services #1 #1
Human Resource Management #4 #1
Information Science #4 #1
Information Technology #4 #1
Computer Engineering Technology #4 #4
Management Information Systems #7 #4
Computer Information Systems #7 #7
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #7 #1
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #7 #4
Finance & Financial Management #9 #6
Accounting #13 #4
Criminal Justice & Corrections #16 #10
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #16 #10
Liberal Arts General Studies #16 #10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #16 #7
Health Professions #25 #13
Nursing #25 #13
Business Administration & Management #28 #16

Online Growth Rankings of Grantham University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Grantham University was -6.6%. This is the #872 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Grantham University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Grantham University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 2%
Computer Programming 67%
Computer Science 8%
Electronics Engineering Technology 44%
Engineering Technologies 36%
Engineering-Related Fields 15%
Entrepreneurial Studies 67%
Finance & Financial Management 29%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 29%
Health Professions 23%
Human Resource Management 7%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 11%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Grantham University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Engineering Technology #11
Electronics Engineering Technology #18
Engineering-Related Fields #35
Computer Science #89
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #123
Information Science #137
Management Information Systems #185
Engineering Technologies #187
Finance & Financial Management #195
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #286
Human Resource Management #350
Nursing #356
Information Technology #363
Computer Information Systems #378

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Grantham University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 26 161 186 7 164 544
Health & Medical Administrative Services 63 132 0 0 66 261
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 107 146 0 0 253
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 102 117 0 0 219
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 64 72 0 0 136
Human Resource Management 9 0 40 10 59 118
Computer Science 0 53 35 0 0 88
Management Information Systems 0 0 10 0 69 79
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 43 43
Information Technology 12 0 22 0 0 34
Engineering-Related Fields 0 11 23 0 0 34
Nursing 0 0 13 0 8 21
Accounting 0 0 19 0 0 19
Information Science 0 0 17 0 0 17
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 4 8 0 0 12
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 7 0 0 7
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 7 0 0 7
Computer Programming 6 0 0 0 0 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 3 0 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 119 634 722 17 409 1,901


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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