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Tuition & Fees

$39,730

$39,730

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,945
Declined + 1,784
Total Received 6,729
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Private (nonprofit)

5,041

undergraduate students

2,450

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Engineering
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Codes

SAT 4330
ACT 4458

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
8%
700-800
9%
600-699
47%
500-599
38%
400-499
6%
30-36
32%
24-29
47%
18-23
21%
30-36
21%
24-29
57%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
24%
24-29
60%
18-23
16%
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School Facts

Gonzaga, founded in 1887, is a church-affiliated university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education, and Engineering. Its 131-acre campus is located in Spokane, WA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,491
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Spokane, WA

110-acre, urban campus in Spokane (population: 210,721); branch campus abroad in Florence, Italy. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Gonzaga University
502 East Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258-0001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
8%
700-800
9%
600-699
47%
500-599
38%
400-499
6%
30-36
32%
24-29
47%
18-23
21%
30-36
21%
24-29
57%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
24%
24-29
60%
18-23
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,945
Declined + 1,784
Total Received 6,729

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Julie McCulloh
Dean of Admission
P: 800 322-2584
F: 509 323-5780
admissions@gonzaga.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,849,536
State $2,330,233
Institutional $22,121,559
Other external $1,701,639
Total $30,002,967

Non-need-based

Federal $5,690
State $0
Institutional $46,618,701
Other external $1,344,827
Total $47,969,218

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Coast Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
navy blue, white, and red
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Arabic
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast Studies
Business Administration
Catholic Studies
Chemistry
Chinese
Classic Civilizations
Communication Arts/Theatre
Communication/Leadership
Community Counseling
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Engineering
English
Environmental Studies
French
General Studies
German
History
Human Physiology
Initial Teaching
Initial Teaching in Special Education
International Studies
Japanese
Journalism
Law
Leadership
Leadership/Administration
Marriage/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practitioner
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Religious Studies
School Counseling
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Sport/Athletic Administration
Sports Management
Teaching English as a Second Language
Transmission/Distribution Engineering
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Undergraduate

67%

5,041
students

Female
54%
2,702

Male
46%
2,339

Graduate

33%

2,450
students

Female
63%
1,539

Male
37%
911

undergraduateFull-time

98%

4,972
students

Female
54%
2,664

Male
46%
2,308

undergraduatePart-time

2%

69
students

Female
56%
38

Male
44%
31

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.10
College GPA: 2.70
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amber McKenzie
Director, International Students Programs
509 313-6564
mckenziea@gonzaga.edu

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