Foundations for the future
Numerous facts and figures attest to the value of a Gonzaga education: job placement at corporations like Microsoft, Boeing, Nike, and Amazon; exceptional acceptance rates to prestigious graduate programs, including medical and law schools; one of the highest CPA exam pass rates in the nation; and consistently glowing reviews in national publications such as U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges.
Gonzaga remains committed to educating the whole person and preparing students for a lifetime of reflection and ethical decision-making.Through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Applied Science, and Nursing and Human Physiology, Gonzaga’s 5,304 undergraduates choose from 56 majors and 61 minors.
Gonzaga University’s distinguished tradition of humanistic Jesuit Catholic education recognizes that all human beings have the same sacred origin, nature, and inherent dignity inclusive of race, sexual orientation, gender, religion, nationality, economic status, or other differences. The University strives to provide an inclusive environment in which all members can reap the educational and experiential benefits of a diverse community whose members reflect a variety of cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and values.
The Gonzaga experience
Gonzaga requires first-year and sophomore students to live on campus. Residence life is the foundation Gonzaga’s strong sense of community is built on. Campus life is an exciting and adventurous blend of meeting the challenges of maintaining a rigorous academic schedule while fully embracing the vibrant social atmosphere of spending time with close friends.
Located on 152 acres that border the Spokane River to the south, Gonzaga lies a short 15-minute walk from the heart of Spokane, Washington—the hub of the Inland Northwest. Many students find internships and job shadowing opportunities through professional communities in the area. Gonzaga students also have easy access to shopping, theater, concerts, galleries, restaurants, outdoor pursuits, and sporting events. Spokane hosts community events such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March and the Pride Parade. Additionally, Spokane hosts the largest three-on-three basketball tournament in the world (Hoopfest) and the largest.