Gonzaga University

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world rank  1026

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University Overview

Established in 1887, Gonzaga University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Spokane (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Washington. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Gonzaga University (GU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Gonzaga University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym GU
Founded 1887
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address E 502 Boone Avenue
Spokane
99258-0001 Washington
United States
Tel +1 (509) 328 4220
Fax +1 (509) 313 5718

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 502 East Boone Avenue
Spokane 99258-0001
(509) 313 6572
800 322 2584

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

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Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Gonzaga University's Library
Gonzaga University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 360,686 physical volumes, 79,520 physical media, 48,358 digital/electronic medium and 354 licensed digital/electronic databases. Gonzaga University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Gonzaga University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,064 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1927


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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