Website: www.gonzaga.edu/

Private
Co-ed
5,209
Undergraduate
Students
(52.1%) 2,714 Women
(47.9%) 2,495 Men
2,297
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 7,613 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
628 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
629 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,708
Tuition and Fees
$43,210
Room and Board
$11,944
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$27,736
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,692
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
442
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Spokane Population
210,721
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.0% Asian
1.2% Black/African-American
10.9% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.5% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 2 3
History 2 3
Academic Electives 2 3

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
502 East Boone Avenue
City, State, Zip
Spokane, WA 99258
Phone
(509) 323-6572
Fax
(509) 324-5780
E-mail
admissions@gonzaga.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 7,613 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 4,137 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 3,476 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,291 (26%) of 4,937 admitted students enrolled
Women
676 (25%) of 2,725 admitted students enrolled
Men
615 (28%) of 2,212 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
71% of 4685 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
602
Students Accepting Wait List Position
146
Students Admitted From Wait List
17

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.78
3.75 and Above
55%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
628 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
29%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
629 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12%
Score of 600 - 700
62%
Score of 500 - 600
25%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
34%
Score of 24 - 29
59%
Score of 18 - 23
7%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 42%
Top quarter: 75%
Top half: 96%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
7%
Student Government Officer
24%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$59,708
Tuition and Fees
$43,210
Room and Board
$11,944
Books and Supplies
$1,124
Other Expenses
$3,430
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003778
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,091 (86.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
774 (70.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
774 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
227 (29.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$27,736
Need-Based Gift
Received by 774 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,414
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 482 (62.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,222
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 196 (25.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
478 (38.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,510

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,404 (68.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,687 (78.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,686 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
742 (27.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$30,040
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,680 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,206
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,793 (66.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,215
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 604 (22.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,174 (43.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,837

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,692
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Engineering/Technologies, Military Science
Number of Awards
193
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Debating, Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
130
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
543
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
512
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,457
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
442
Part-Time Faculty
328
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
48%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 77% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
367,114
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
500
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Not reported
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Taxation
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Law
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Physiology

Location and Setting


Spokane Population
210,721
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
152 acres

Weather

Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 74.7 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Spokane
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Spokane

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
45%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
School Colors
Blue, white, and red

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x   x  
Soccer x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x  
Soccer x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x  
Soccer x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, softball, tennis, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student body association, kennel club, search, circle k, encore
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
5,209
Women
2,714 (52.1%)
Men
2,495 (47.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
5,110
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.0% Asian
1.2% Black/African-American
10.9% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.5% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students.
1.4% from 28 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
2,297

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
87.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Average Starting Salary
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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