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Grantham University Overview

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

What Is Grantham University Known For?

1,310 Undergraduate Awards
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Grantham University.
  • In 2017-2018, 37% of the faculty were full-time.

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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.

Grantham University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#148 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#151 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

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 Value Management Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’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
#3 Highest Paid Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates College Factual
#6 Highest Paid Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates College Factual
#24 Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates College Factual
#28 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#33 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#47 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Grantham University?

Location of 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. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Grantham University?

76% Take Out Loans
19.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Grantham University, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,404 a year. That adds up to $29,616 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Grantham University is 19.7%. 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

2,548 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,896 undergraduate students at Grantham University, with 2,548 being full-time and 3,348 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Grantham University

There are also 1,183 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,548 full-time undergraduates at Grantham University, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Grantham University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Grantham University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 950
Hispanic or Latino 164
White 797
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 612

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

8,059 Took All Classes Online
8,059 Took At Least One Class Online
-9.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 15 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at Grantham University. In 2017-2018, 8,059 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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Grantham University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Grantham University was -9.7%. This is the #207 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
Business Administration & Management 1%
Business, Management & Marketing 1%
Computer Engineering Technology 25%
Computer Information Systems 19%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 17%
Electronics Engineering Technology 14%
Engineering Technologies 4%
Finance & Financial Management 60%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 17%
Human Resource Management 3%
Information Science 13%
Information Technology 16%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 29%
Liberal Arts General Studies 29%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 10%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 10%

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
Teaching Assistants #3
Computer Engineering Technology #3
Electronics Engineering Technology #4
Engineering-Related Fields #5
Computer Science #14
Computer Programming #17
Engineering Technologies #18
Entrepreneurial Studies #21
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #26
Information Science #26
Management Information Systems #34
Finance & Financial Management #37
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #50
Liberal Arts General Studies #56
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #56
Nursing #62
Computer Information Systems #64
Information Technology #71
Human Resource Management #82
Accounting #89
Computer & Information Sciences #94
Criminal Justice & Corrections #98
Education #99
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #102
Health & Medical Administrative Services #106
Business Administration & Management #134
Health Professions #139
Business, Management & Marketing #144

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 6 163 151 7 224 551
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 150 122 0 0 272
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 86 139 0 0 225
Health & Medical Administrative Services 2 116 0 0 67 185
Human Resource Management 12 0 31 7 60 110
Management Information Systems 0 0 17 0 86 103
Computer Science 0 33 48 0 0 81
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 44 32 0 0 76
Information Technology 14 0 29 0 0 43
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 42 42
Nursing 0 0 10 0 27 37
Engineering-Related Fields 0 14 15 0 0 29
Information Science 0 0 23 0 0 23
Accounting 0 0 19 0 0 19
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 11 6 0 0 17
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 8 0 0 8
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 5 0 0 5
Computer Programming 2 0 0 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 0 0 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 1 0 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 38 617 655 14 506 1,830


*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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