• Address: 502 East Boone Avenue , Spokane, WA 99258-0102

  • Phone Number: (800) 986.9585

  • Website: www.gonzaga.edu

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About Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University is a private not-for-profit institution founded in 1880. The liberal arts education focuses on enhancing a person's mind and spirit. The university is home to the Della Strada Jesuit Community.

  • Gonzaga University acceptance rate is 67% with a total student population of 7,567 which consists of 5,655 full-time students and 1,912 part-time students.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 12:1. The graduation rate is 84%.

  • The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

  • Gonzaga University address is 502 East Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA 99258-0102.


Gonzaga University Online

The university allows the possibility to earn a degree from a well-established institution without relocating. The online programs were started in 2004. The programs are intended for working professionals and to meet the high standards of education which the students expect from a Jesuit education.

  • Gonzaga blackboard or Zagweb is the online learning management system maintained by the university to interact with the online students. Zagmail should be created by the user in order to log in to the blackboard.

  • The online courses are completely provided through the portal and it also supports many other online resources to make the experience more convenient for the students.


Gonzaga University Schools

College of Arts & Sciences School of Law
School of Business Administration School of Nursing & Human Physiology
School of Education School of Leadership Studies

Gonzaga University Tuition

The university tries to provide high-quality education which is affordable for all. The tuition varies according to each program. Some of the average tuition cost according to degree type is given below.

Degree Type Total Average Tuition
Masters $32,038
Doctorate $60,333

Gonzaga University Majors and Programs

The university helps the students to improve their creative potential by modeling important questions and helps them to associate them with their academic pursuits. Students learn to use the skills and education to confidently influence the world.

It offers 35 programs across 10 disciplines completely in the online format. The majors offered by the university include Behavioral Science, Business Management, Education, Engineering, Health Science, Engineering, Theology, and many others.

Some of the programs offered are given below.

Master of Science in Taxation Master of Business Administration
Master of Accountancy Doctor of Educational Leadership
Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Gonzaga University Financial Aid

The university is committed to supporting students and families in the pursuit of their educational goals by giving excellent service in a professional and personalized manner. It has the philosophy that money should never come between an eligible student and education.

  • The FAFSA application must be filled in order to access the financial requirement and eligibility of a student. The federal school code of the university is 003778.

  • The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, and Federal Nursing Student Loan.

  • The Washington State Aid includes Washington State Need Grant (WSNG).

  • The Institutional Aid includes Dauna Leigh Bauer Scholarships, Daniel G. Brajcich Scholarships, Gonzaga Merit Scholarship, Joseph M. Cataldo, S.J. Scholarship and many others.

  • The Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, and Vocational Rehabilitation.


Gonzaga University Library

Foley Library provides service for students, faculty, online and distance students, and UW medical students with plenty of resources. The library provides services like ILLiad Interlibrary Loan, ATAS- Academic Technology Applications Support, Course Reserves, and many others. The e-library has plenty of technological implementations with 24/7 support for students to eliminate any issues in accessing the library.


Gonzaga University Ranking and Reviews

Some of the reviews and rankings are given below. The rankings are given according to the U.S.News.

  • It ranks 4th in 'Regional Universities-West'.

  • It ranks 3rd in 'Best Colleges for Veterans' and 1st in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.

  • The university ranks 6th in 'Best Value Schools' and 7th in 'Most Innovative Schools'.

  • It holds the 84th position for 'Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs'.

  • It ranks between 69-90 for 'Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs'.

  • The campus is vibrant and fun. The place has many events going on which makes everyone engaged.

  • The academics are really strong and have a good impact in the real world. The classes are very challenging but enjoyable. The workload is less and people get a lot of free time.

  • There are a wide variety of majors and programs to choose from. Some of the professors are really good. 


Gonzaga University Campus

When it comes to university campuses, the university has a pretty unique mix which is difficult to locate anywhere else. The campus covers traditional brick buildings and brand new, state-of-the-art facilities. It is friendly, affordable, and easy to explore. 

Gonzaga Athletics - Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Rowing, and Soccer are the major sports in which the students mainly participate in. McCarthey Athletic Center aka The Kennel opened in 2004 with a seating capacity of 6000 and is well known as one of the nation’s finest home court advantages. It is home to the Kennel Club. It is accepted as one of the best student sections in the country.

Gonzaga University Dorms - It offers students living on-campus a diversity of opportunities for housing. From traditional style buildings to apartments, students will get a suitable home throughout their time at Gonzaga. The type of residence halls includes Traditional Style Residence Halls, Suite Style Residence Halls, and Intentional and Living-Learning Communities. The apartments have good amenities with larger spaces such as a kitchen with fridge and stove.

Gonzaga University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Spokane, Washington

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003778
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

NWCCU
Also see:
What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

NCATE, CCNE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Military Friendly, eLibrary

Data Source: www.gonzaga.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Gonzaga University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 67 %
Student Faculty Ratio 12: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 92 % Part Time: 50 %
Total Population 7,567
Student Population Full Time: 5,655 Part Time: 1,912
Gender Division Male: 44 % Female: 56 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 7,324 3,222 4,102
Total Applicants Admitted - 4,928 2,175 2,753
Applicants Enrolled - 1,271 607 664
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,270 607 663

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 81 %

The College Monk

Female: 87 %

Total Graduation Rate: 84 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Gonzaga University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Gonzaga University

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Literature Health Science

School of Business Administration

Majors available

Business Management

School of Education

Majors available

Education

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Majors available

Public Administration Political Science

School of Law

Majors available

Sociology

School of Professional Studies

Majors available

Information Systems

School of Nursing and Physiology

Majors available

Nursing

Gonzaga University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 834
Number of students submitting ACT scores 759
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 66%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 60%
SAT Math 590 average 540 - 640 range
SAT Critical Reading 600 average 550 - 650 range
ACT Composite 27 average 25 - 29 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Gonzaga University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,815 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $1,220 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citiz June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $3,760 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $6,068 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $6,068 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $6,068 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Nursing Student Loan $4,000 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $6,068 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Dauna Leigh Bauer Scholarships $2,000 3.75 GPA. 1310 SAT. 28 ACT February 1st, 2019
Daniel G. Brajcich Scholarships $2,500 High school graduates. Demonstrate Financial Need. February 1st, 2019
Gonzaga Merit Scholarship $20,118 Based on the Scores of GPA, ACT/SAT. February 1st, 2019
Joseph M. Cataldo, S.J. Scholarship $5,000 Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75, test scores of 1310 SAT OR 28 ACT. February 1st, 2019
Honors Program $1,000 1410+ SAT OR 30+ ACT, GPA of 3.7. February 14th, 2019
Gonzaga-In-Florence Scholarship $5,000 Maintain a cumulative GPA higher than 2.5. February 1st, 2019
Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Carrie Welch Loan $7,475 Undergraduates; Washington state residents Varies
Bigelow Loan $7,475 Undergraduates; non-Washington state residents only. Varies

Data Source: www.gonzaga.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $21,568 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance $2,367 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies
Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Service-connected Disabilities. Varies

Data Source: www.gonzaga.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Washington State Need Grant (WSNG) $8,777 Be a resident of the state of Washington, Demonstrate Financial need. Varies

Data Source: www.gonzaga.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $23,527
$30,001 - $48,000 $24,668
$48,001 - $75,000 $30,468
$75,001 - $110,000 $32,732
Over $110,000 $51,208

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 15% $4,281
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $19,529
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 13% $5,277
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $18,274
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 50% $7,843
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 49% $6,068
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 33,586
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 25
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $61,313
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $2,453
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.gonzaga.edu/campus-resources/offices-and-services-a-z/registrar/Veterans.asp
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 242 $11,554
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 90 $21,568
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 152 $5,625

Data Source: www.gonzaga.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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