Rankings & Recognition

Aerial view of campus looking south, featuring College Hall and St. Aloysious church
For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga ranks among the top 100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, placing GU in the top 19%, including elite private schools and large state research institutions. See why a Gonzaga education is one of the best you can get.

Students who stay through graduation

Students who succeed after graduation

  • 96% of Gonzaga's 2021 graduates are employed, continuing their education, or serving as volunteers (Annual First Destination Survey Report)
  • 92% of Gonzaga graduates are employed 10 years after graduation, No. 1 among colleges and universities in the state of Washington for alumni getting a job in 2020 (Zippia)

Students who participate

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). Kiplinger’s also ranks Gonzaga the 62nd best value among all colleges and universities (public and private) nationwide
  • No. 62 best value among all colleges and universities (public and private) nationwide (Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, 2019)
  • Named to Money’s “2020 Best Colleges” list based on value 
  • 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)
  • No. 1 Best Value College in Washington (Niche, 2022)

Alumni who give back