National Rankings

Students who stay through graduation

Students who succeed after graduation

Students who participate

  • No. 13 for “Most Politically Active Students” (The Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back, 2016)
  • No. 4 for “Students Pack the Stadiums” (The Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back, 2016)
  • No. 8 for “Everyone Plays Intramural Sports”(The Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back, 2016)
  • Among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges (The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, 2016)
  • Gonzaga ranks No. 13 in the nation among its peers for the total number of students studying abroad in 2016-17; 693 Zags studied abroad in 2016-17, including 619 undergraduates. Half of GU undergraduates study abroad before they graduate. (Institute of International Education, Open Doors Report)

A university that excels

Schools and programs that lead

An education of value

  • No. 21 best value among private universities in the nation (Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, 2019)
  • No. 62 best value among all colleges and universities (public and private) nationwide (Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, 2019)
  • 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 

  • Gonzaga is the nation's No. 15 ranked Peace Corps volunteer-producing institution among "Medium Colleges and Universities" (2019) 
  • Recognized for having “Best Alumni Network” (The Princeton Review)