Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA 99258-0001

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,567
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,137 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

67%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Gonzaga University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,324 applications and 4,928 students were granted admission. Gonzaga University is at the #65 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 60% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 66% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1110 to 1300
ACT25 to 30

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Gonzaga University's tuition was $38,980 for all students regardless of residency (45.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$33,586
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$38,980
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$38,980
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Gonzaga University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,428 (which is 0.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Gonzaga University in 2016-2017, was 651, which is 49% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,068 (which is 2.9% above the national average.)

$4,428
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,068
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Gonzaga University has enrolled a total of 7,567 students (5,655 students full-time and 1,912 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,567 students, 120 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 5,183 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,384 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,396 students for distance studies.

7,567
Total Enrollment
120
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Hispanic: 9%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 5%

Asian: 4%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Black/African American: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Gonzaga University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 21% 740
Health Professions And Related Programs 16% 570 9
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 357 0
Engineering 9% 305 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 7% 248
Legal Professions And Studies 6% 224
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 102 0
Social Sciences 2% 82
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 58
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 48 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

84%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Gonzaga University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
16%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$18,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Gonzaga University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,500. Last year, out of the total 186 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 151 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 185 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 141 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $18,500 $17,900
Employment Rate 81% 76%
Total Graduates 186 185

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Gonzaga University.

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5.9 mile away
New Saint Andrews College
67.3 mile away