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Gonzaga University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Spokane, WA

Gonzaga University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,091

Average annual cost of attendance: $39,831

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $26,036

Campus Setting: Midsize City

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

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Gonzaga University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $23,527

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $24,668

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $30,468

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $32,732

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $51,208


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Gonzaga University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Gonzaga University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 83%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 93%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $56,100

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 78%

Gonzaga University Admissions

Gonzaga University Acceptance Rate: 67%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 560 to 650

SAT Critical Reading: 550 to 650

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 25 to 31

ACT Math: 25 to 29

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Gonzaga University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Gonzaga University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 15%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 47%

Typical student debt: $26,036

Typical monthly loan payment: $277

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Other Scholarships for Students Attending Gonzaga University

Majors at Gonzaga University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Gonzaga University:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 11%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 24%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 8%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 2%
  • Education – 5%
  • Engineering – 13%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 5%
  • History – 3%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Psychology – 6%
  • Social Sciences – 12%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 1%

For more information about the various majors at Gonzaga University, visit their website.

Gonzaga University Diversity


Overall Composition at Gonzaga University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Gonzaga University full time:  99%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Gonzaga University part time:  1%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Gonzaga University:  3%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 5%

Black: 1%

Hispanic: 10%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 6%

Unknown: 3%

White: 72%

Gonzaga University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 16.9

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.