Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University (GU) is a leading private institution of higher learning, located in Spokane, Washington, United States and managed by the Jesuit missionary of the Catholic Church. Through its various faculties, the university offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs.
  • Average Tuition USD 53,415
  • Acceptance Rate 68%
  • Students 7,352
  • International Students 1.8%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 66,859
  • Campus Setting Urban

School Description

Gonzaga University (GU) is home to over 7,567 students from around the globe with male-to-female enrolment ratio of 44:56. GU offers an extensive number of bachelor’s degree programs in a wide range of subject areas including business, social science, engineering and applied sciences, education, law, nursing and human physiology and leadership studies. The university has a number of housing options and all freshmen are required to live on campus for up to four semesters or till they turn 21. Most of the residence halls are furnished with facilities such as laundry, kitchen, and common areas. GU also has two modern state-of-the-art libraries. In addition, the university offers its students a study abroad opportunity through its partnership with major universities across the world.
  • 01GU is accredited, by NWCCU - the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • 02Over 94% of GU’s graduates are employed or in further studies after graduation.
  • 03GU is ranked among the top 4 regional universities in the western part of the U.S by the U.S News and World Reports, 2018.

Bachelor Programs

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Art History

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Biology

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Business

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Chinese

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Chinese conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Communication

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Criminal Justice

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Dance

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Economics

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Education

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Engineering

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    English

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Enterprise

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Finance

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    French

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    History

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Human Resources

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Information Management

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of information management, information systems, and electronic business.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    International Business

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Laws

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Management

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Marketing

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Music

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Nursing

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Physics

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Political Science

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Psychology

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Religious Education

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological and practical knowledge of Religious Education. The program offers courses that focus on teaching the fundamentals of religion and different belief systems; doctrines; rituals; customs; rites; and religion in society.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Spanish

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99202, United States

    Sports Management

    USD 38,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

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  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 161

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.20
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 1150
  • Minimum ACT 23
  • Average SAT Score 1195

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    A wide range of scholarship options is available for students of GU to explore including student grants and scholarships, federal grant and scholarships, students’ employment (work-study options), institutional grant, and many more.

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    Established in 1887

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    GU is ranked among the top 10 Roman Catholic colleges and universities in the U.S by USA Today College, 2017 The university is ranked among the best-value private colleges and universities in the Pacific Northwest by Money Magazine, 2016

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          • Testimony
            2005-2008, MAOD

            A quality education provided by an exceptional support staff and faculty.

            Commitment to society on a whole, while attending to individual needs and personal growth.

          • Testimony
            2009-2012, Master of Art in Organizational Leadership

            Well rounded virtual education!

            Looking for small virtual classes with people all over the world? Every course I took was taught by someone I greatly respected. Throughout my masters program I found each course applicable to the workplace. I continue to reflect on and leverage the teachings. I've kept the books and use them as resources. I looked at many programs before selecting the Gonzaga program. I'm very happy with my choice.

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            2013 -2018, Doctor of Nursing Practice

            Outstanding Education

            I find the rapport with fellow students and faculty enhances the educational experience.