Gonzaga

Gonzaga University

502 E Boone Avenue, Spokane, United States
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    126

Overview of Gonzaga University (Gonzaga)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,209
    • Men:2,495 Men (47.9%)
    • Women:2,714 Women (52.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (Gonzaga)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Gonzaga University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended 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 Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
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

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
502 East Boone Avenue
City, State, Zip
Spokane, WA 99258
Phone
(509) 323-6572
Fax
(509) 324-5780
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.78
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
628 average |590-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
15%
• Score 600 - 700
55%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
62%
• Score 500 - 600
25%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (Gonzaga)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $41,330 (72.07%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,550 (20.14%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,104 (1.93%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,366 (5.87%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Gonzaga University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003778
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with 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

Scholarchips 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
Business, Engineering/Technologies, Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,457

Academics & Instruction (Gonzaga)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Gonzaga University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


94.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


87.0%

Programs & Majors (Gonzaga)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (56)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Nursing Practice - Anesthesia

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • 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

Campus Life (Gonzaga)

Location & Geography

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

Available Transportation


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 of College Housing


55% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


45%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Gonzaga University offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,110

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,209
Women
2,714
Men
2,495

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

Number of Graduate Students


2,297

Student Resources (Gonzaga)

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