Location: Spokane, Washington; population 225,000 (722,000 metropolitan area)
Affiliation: Independent; Jesuit Catholic
Academic Information: Average class size of 22 students; 94% retention rate; 75% four-year graduation rate
Campus: 152 green acres along the beautiful Spokane River; less than a 15-minute walk to the upscale downtown district with shops, arts, entertainment, and fine dining
Student Body: 7,563 total enrollment; 5,304 undergraduates
Academic Programs: 56 majors, 61 minors, and 50 concentrations; 16 master’s and five doctoral degrees
Study Abroad: 40 countries (including Florence, Italy); 50% of students studying abroad; gonzaga.edu/studyabroad
Varsity Athletics (NCAA Division I): Men’s and women’s basketball, crew, cross-country/track, golf, soccer, and tennis; men’s baseball; women’s volleyball
2019–2020 Annual Expenses:
Room and board—$12,310
Financial Aid: 98% of Gonzaga’s students receive merit scholarships and/or grants. The average award for 2018–2019 was $30,882.
Student Life: The Gonzaga Student Body Association sponsors more than 140 clubs and numerous dances and events. The John J. Hemmingson Center houses a movie theater, multiple dining options, a reflection room, Gonzaga Outdoors, the Center for Global Engagement, and numerous spaces to meet and hang out. The Rudolf Fitness Center offers a two-story workout facility, including a pool.
School of Engineering and Applied Science At A Glance
Bachelor of Science Degrees:
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science
• Electrical Engineering
• Engineering Management
• Mechanical Engineering
Master of Engineering Degree:
• Transmission and Distribution Engineering
Academic Information: All SEAS programs are accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission or Computing Accreditation Commission.
Student Body: 887 undergraduate enrollment; 22% women, 78% men
Rankings: GU’s School of Engineering and Applied Science ranks 21st in the nation among Engineering programs not offering a PhD (U.S. News & World Report, 2020).
Six-Month Postgraduate Success Rate: 90%
Average salary: $65,000
SEAS graduates have been successful in nationally competitive postgraduate fellowships, including the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.