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

  • Phone Number: (800) 986.9585

  • Website: www.gonzaga.edu

About

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. It has been ranked 2nd in our rankings for Best Online Colleges in Washington.

  • 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 Reviews

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

  • 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. 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Spokane, Washington

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003778

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Institutional Accreditation

NWCCU

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Programmatic Accreditation

NCATE, CCNE

Historically Black College or University

No

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

Campus Life

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.

Statistics

Key Statistics
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 %

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.

Majors and Online Programs

Gonzaga University offers 33 online programs across 10 Majors

Business Management

Offering 7 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 7 programs accross 2 degrees

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 10 programs accross 2 degrees

Philosophy

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Theology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Engineering

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Gonzaga University Acceptance Rate is 67%

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

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

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 7,324
Total Applicants Admitted 4,928
Applicants Enrolled 1,271
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,270
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.

Gonzaga University 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.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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 Gonzaga University federal school code 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.

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.

Scholarships and Grants

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 and Veteran Benefits

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 Grants and Scholarships

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
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.

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.

Rankings

  • 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'.

FAQ's

  What is the acceptance rate of Gonzaga University?

The acceptance rate of Gonzaga University is 67%.

  Where is the Headquarters of Gonzaga University located?

The Headquarters of Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, Washington.

  What is the tuition fee for masters at GU?

The tuition fee for masters at  GU is $32,038.

  What is the GPA required to get into Gonzaga University?

A minimum GPA required to get into Gonzaga University is 3.72.

  What is the Federal School Code of the Gonzaga University?

The FAFSA/Federal School Code is 003778.

  What is the address of the GU?

The Gonzaga University is located in 502 East Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA 99258-0102.

  What type of college is GU?

Gonzaga University is four years private not for profit institution.

  Does Gonzaga University offer financial aid?

Yes, GU offers financial aid in the form of Scholarships, Grants and Loans.

  What are the online programs offered by Gonzaga University?

GU offers 33 online programs across 10 majors that include Business Management, Nursing and Education.

  How is the online setup of the GU?

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.

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