Data Reports

Fact Files

The Fact Files contain a series of reports about student characteristics, enrollment, retention, persistence, and graduation.


                                    Retention Rates (Cohorts entering in 2002-2014)

                                    Graduation Rates (Cohorts entering in 2002-2011; 4-, 5-, & 6-Year Rates)


                                    Undergraduate Students (Fall 2015)

                                    Graduate & Doctoral Students (Fall 2015)

                                    Law Students (Fall 2015)


                                    Headcount (2005-2015)

                                    FTEs (2005-2015)

                Law School Outcomes:

                                    Retention Rates (Cohorts entering in 2007-2014)

                                    Graduation Rates (Cohorts entering in 2007-2012; 3- & 4-Year Grad Rates)

                Additional at-a-glance information can be found on the Gonzaga Facts & Figures webpage or

                in the Gonzaga University Fact Book.

Official and External Reporting

Gonzaga University reports official data on enrollment and other student success measures to several external organizations, including the U.S. Department of Education.

IPEDS: The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's public data collection system for institutional-level data.  You can find historical information about Gonzaga's enrollment, financial aid, finance, human resources, and graduation rates, as well as comparison data for other institutions.  This information is available to the public and is used to create consumer information tools such as College Navigator.  If you need assistance navigating in IPEDS, please contact us at

Common Data Set: The Common Data Set Initiative is a collaborative effort between publishers and higher education institutions.  The CDS contains data on enrollment, financial aid, finance, human resources, and graduation rates.

CDS 2015-16 coming by November 1, 2015

CDS 2014-15  [PDF]
CDS 2013-14  [PDF]
CDS 2012-13  [PDF]
CDS 2011-12  [PDF]
CDS 2010-11  [PDF]
CDS 2009-10  [PDF]
CDS 2008-09  [PDF]
CDS 2007-08  [PDF]

National Rankings:  Gonzaga University is highly ranked in several higher education rankings publications, such as U.S. News & World Report.  See our list of Rankings.


Gonzaga University participates in a number of student, alumni, and faculty surveys, including those listed below.  Data and reports may be available; please e-mail a request to the IR Office (  The links below take you to the external websites for these surveys.

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
The Freshman Survey (CIRP-TFS)
College Senior Survey (CIRP-CSS)
Admitted Student Questionnaire (ASQ)
Collaboration on Academic Careers in Higher Education Faculty Survey (COACHE)
National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA)
Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL)
The Chronicle of Higher Education's Great Colleges to Work For (GCTWF)