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Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (Grand Canyon) recently announced it is acquiring health care education organization Orbis Education Services (Orbis). Orbis provides pre-licensure health care educational programs at 17 accredited universities throughout the United States.

The $362.5 million purchase—which is anticipated to close during the first quarters of 2019—will see the two organizations combining their education services to address the country’s current shortage of licensed health care professionals. Grand Canyon leadership cited the quality of Orbis’s nursing and health care education as primary reasons for its interest in its programs.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is an educational business service provider that proudly offers its partners top quality higher education services. Orbis Education Services partners with universities to expand their pre-licensure health care programs.

This was reported by Street Insider on December 18, 2018.

Contact Information: Grand Canyon Education, 2600 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85017; (833) 247-4400; Website:

Contact Information: Orbis Education Services, 11595 North Meridian Street, Suite 400, Carmel, Indiana 46032; (317) 663-0260; Website:

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