Gonzaga University Rankings

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In the World#1205 of 14178
In North America#377 of 2629
In the United States#340 of 2528
In Washington#6 of 57
In Spokane#1 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
62%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$36,578 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
5,211
Graduates
2,326
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Gonzaga University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate62%62%62%
Applicants9,3114,1005,156
Admissions5,7452,5233,203
Freshmen enrolled full time1,247550697
Freshmen enrolled part time11

8 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,309 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
905 or 73%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1200
or below

75% of them
had 1360
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Gonzaga University are 1200-1360 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
581 or 47%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Gonzaga University are 25-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5253 (70%)
Hispanic688 (9%)
Two or more races449 (6%)
Asian378 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown359 (5%)
Nonresident Alien189 (3%)
Black or African American131 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander32 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native23 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,578/year
Average aid awarded
$22,996
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,389
$30-48K$23,111
$48-75K$28,186
$75-110K$35,416
$110K+$38,860

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$44,280$16,672
Tuition in-state$44,280$16,672
Tuition out-of-state$44,280$16,672
Fee in-district$860$424
Fee in-state$860$424
Fee out-of-state$860$424

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,928
Combined charge for room and board$12,330
Room charge$6,240
Meal charge$6,090

Gonzaga University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business & Commerce, General28467
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse79168
Organizational Leadership14515
Accounting8230
Law104
Psychology, General91
Mechanical Engineering84
Biology & Biological Sciences, General82
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other68
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services56
Taxation54
Computer Science51
Exercise Physiology49
Civil Engineering, General45
Educational Leadership and Administration, General42
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management36
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other34
Economics, General33
Sociology32
Education, General32
Nursing Practice30
Speech Communication and Rhetoric29
Political Science and Government, General29
Electrical and Electronics Engineering28
English Language and Literature, General27
Special Education and Teaching, General1511
History, General24
Environmental Studies24
Education, Other20
Mathematics, General19
Nurse Anesthetist19
Criminology18
International Relations and Affairs16
Engineering, General15
Biochemistry14
Theology & Theological Studies14
Broadcast Journalism12
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor12
Journalism10
Industrial Engineering7
Chemistry, General6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Philosophy41
Latin American Studies4
Music Teacher Education4
French Language and Literature3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Physics, General2
Mathematics and Computer Science2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other2
General Studies1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Asian Studies & Civilization1
Music Performance, General1
European Studies & Civilization1
Italian Language and Literature1
Grand Total1,289743168
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%84%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,726
Citations
51,322

Publication count by topic

Psychology
449
Medicine
308
Computer science
233
Sociology
216
Political science
161
Business
136
Biology
135
Materials science
130
Mathematics
124
Economics
117
Chemistry
111
Philosophy
105
Engineering
89
Physics
80
History
77
Art
61
Geography
18
Geology
16
Environmental science
12

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business8634,753
Sociology9602,182
Psychology105510,616
Economics11532,512
Philosophy130352
Computer science13426,405
History136054
Political science1563326
Medicine16855,980
Materials science17135,477
Art175016
Physics18931,281
Mathematics21401,417
Engineering2369684
Biology24223,366
Chemistry29451,621
Geology302860
Environmental science3358153
Geography457812

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901956
19912495
199221102
199336175
199436264
199529331
199633406
199729394
199833434
199932478
200033505
200129484
200238500
200336596
200449769
200565736
200649901
2007921081
2008531211
2009851424
20101161562
20111372101
20121522629
20131373163
20141393771
20151323760
20161543878
20171503766
20181463132
20191783634
20201894811

General info

Alternative namesGU
Founded1887
WikipediaGonzaga University
MottoAd Majorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,475
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressE 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, Washington, 99258-0001
United States
City population209,000
Phone5093284220
Fax+1 (509) 313 5718

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