C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 5,160
   Women 2,715 (52.6%)
   Men 2,445 (47.4%)
Graduate Students 2,407
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 67% of 7,324 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.76
SAT Math 600 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 590 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $55,310
  Tuition and Fees $39,730
  Room and Board $11,158
Average Percent of Need Met 80%
Average Freshman Award $27,059
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 422
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Spokane Population 210,721
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bulldog
Sororities 10% of women participate
Fraternities 10% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.4% Asian
1.2% Black/African-American
10.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.5% White
3.5% Unknown
International Students 1.5% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning 92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 74.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 19.0%