National Rankings

Students who stay through graduation

  • 93% of first-year students stay on at Gonzaga, making us No. 2 in the West for average first-year student retention rate (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
  • 84% of undergraduates graduate in four years, making us No. 2 in the West for on-time graduation rate (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)

Students who succeed after graduation

Students who participate

A university that excels

Schools and programs that lead

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science is No. 19 (tie) best undergraduate engineering program nationwide (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
  • School of Education No. 3 (tie) in West for undergraduate teaching (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
  • Finance concentration in the MBA program is No. 18 in the nation for specialty finance programs (U.S. News Best Graduate Schools, 2017)
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center/ Gonzaga University Nurse Anesthesia program ranked as No. 18 (tie) graduate nurse anesthesia program in the nation (U.S. News Best Graduate Schools, 2017)
  • Graduate Accounting program ranked No. 16 in the nation (U.S. News Best Graduate Schools, 2017)

An education of value

  • No. 7 best value in the West (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
  • Among the best-value private colleges and universities in the Pacific Northwest, and the No. 8 best private university in the nation for merit aid (Money Magazine, 2016)
  • Among the nation's best-value universities for students seeking outstanding academics and superb career preparation at an affordable price with generous financial aid (Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back, 2018)

Alumni who give back