Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,962
Graduate Enrollment: 2,395
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 76.15%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 13.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,321
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1210 - 1380

2022 Median Admit ACT: 29
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 27 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 89.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 80.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 70.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 59.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 68.0%
Black: 1.1%
Hispanic: 12.3%
Asian: 6.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 7.2%
Non-resident alien: 2.1%
Unknown race: 2.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $61,828
In-State tuition: $48,470
Out-of-State tuition: $48,470

Estimated books and supplies: $1,212 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,192 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,787 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,887 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,787 (2022)

Average Family Income: $134,323 (2017)
Median Family Income: $110,000 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 13.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 39.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,454 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $259 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $19,141
$30k-48k $18,292
$48k-75k $22,764
$75k-110k $32,079
$110k+ $38,548

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 75%
6-year graduation rate: 85%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,454 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $24,120 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 86.5% (2015)
@3 year 89.2% (2017)
@5 year 92.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 73.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 78.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $50,138 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $67,424 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 45 $25,000 $265 $69,087 ($5,757) $75,346 ($6,279)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 31 $24,118 $256 $29,827 ($2,486)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 31 $23,375 $232 $30,663 ($2,555)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 26 $27,000 $286 $36,651 ($3,054) $40,701 ($3,392)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 39 $26,000 $276 $41,118 ($3,427) $62,725 ($5,227)
Master's Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 68 $418 $55,343 ($4,612) $81,537 ($6,795)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 51 $27,000 $286 $77,608 ($6,467) $96,165 ($8,014)
Master's Degree Education, General. 32 $520 $61,122 ($5,094)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 42
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 15 $27,000 $286 $50,584 ($4,215) $57,391 ($4,783)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 11
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 56 $852 $50,180 ($4,182) $54,808 ($4,567)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 4
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 12
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 21 $31,371 ($2,614) $46,516 ($3,876)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 15
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 107 $27,000 $286 $28,234 ($2,353) $53,452 ($4,454)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 22 $20,994 $228 $34,294 ($2,858) $69,525 ($5,794)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 41 $22,500 $235 $36,353 ($3,029) $77,846 ($6,487)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 18 $55,063 ($4,589)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 41 $23,124 $228 $34,425 ($2,869) $58,078 ($4,840)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 56 $25,991 $266 $30,181 ($2,515) $47,098 ($3,925)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 79 $27,000 $286 $76,455 ($6,371) $86,777 ($7,231)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 168 $615 $112,146 ($9,346) $121,929 ($10,161)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 49
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 318 $23,250 $239 $51,851 ($4,321) $72,747 ($6,062)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 67 $366 $71,368 ($5,947) $82,149 ($6,846)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 145 $397 $76,940 ($6,412) $101,472 ($8,456)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 15
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 82 $24,250 $263 $62,465 ($5,205) $79,971 ($6,664)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 32 $294 $64,460 ($5,372) $85,456 ($7,121)
Master's Degree Taxation. 57 $233 $70,148 ($5,846)
Bachelor's Degree History. 26 $26,000 $276 $55,810 ($4,651)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 28 $78,837 ($6,570) $88,459 ($7,372)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 84 $23,664 $244 $65,719 ($5,477) $79,368 ($6,614)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 17 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
First Professional Degree Law. 108 $1,259 $59,741 ($4,978) $76,934 ($6,411)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 31 $27,000 $286 $38,087 ($3,174) $52,197 ($4,350)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 82 $26,496 $276 $26,670 ($2,223) $45,744 ($3,812)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 15 $34,237 ($2,853)
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 49 $25,193 $261 $33,401 ($2,783)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 22 $68,163 ($5,680)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 2
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 36 $354 $39,269 ($3,272) $50,394 ($4,200)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 9
Master's Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 5
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 14
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $92,079
Full time faculty: 58%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $313,733,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $429,174,000 (2022)