This Week’s College Visits: ASU, GCU, and Benedictine

As the college admissions season begins, many ACP upperclassmen find themselves asking, “Which college is right for me?” These students are faced with countless decisions about life after high school, and ACP-Erie is here to help. This week, Admission Representatives from three different colleges will be visiting ACP to introduce students to the exciting options available to them.

The first university, Benedictine University Mesa, will be on campus during B lunch on Tuesday, August 20th. On Wednesday, August 21st, Grand Canyon University representatives will be in the library during club time. The third university visit will be by Arizona State University in the library during club time on Thursday, August 22nd. If students would like to attend any of these informational sessions, they can pick up a pass from Mrs. Dalton in the College and Career Center.

More Details About These Universities

Benedictine University Mesa, home of the Redhawks, is a Roman Catholic university in the heart of Mesa. It was ranked by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Top Colleges”
Gillet Hall, Benedictine University Mesa

and offers programs for obtaining both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students who are searching for a caring, supportive environment to study would find themselves right at home at Benedictine University Mesa.

As well, Grand Canyon University’s main campus is located in beautiful western Phoenix, Arizona. GCU is a Christian, non-profit school that has over 20,000 on-campus  attendees and over 70,000 online students.
Grand Canyon University at Sunset

While it is rapidly expanding, GCU still emphasizes a personal educational experience where students work closely with teachers to achieve their educational goals.

Arizona State University, known across the Southwest as the home of the Sun Devils, is another outstanding university option within Arizona. It is the largest public research university within the
Arizona State University’s Tempe campus

United States. ASU was ranked number 1 in the United States for innovation by U.S. News and World Report. It is recognized globally as a top school with exceptional educators and high-quality degree programs. Moreover, ASU offers Barrett, The Honors College, to highly motivated students who are interested in taking more challenging, honors-level coursework during college.

For more information about the incredible opportunities open to students at these universities, take a look at their websites:

This week’s informational university visits open up new doors for students wishing to explore the various college options within Arizona. Students, we hope you take a stop by and learn more about each of these schools!