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)
  • No. 1 among colleges and universities in the state of Washington for alumni getting a job, with 92% of Gonzaga graduates are employed 10 years after graduation, (Zippia)

Students who participate

A university that excels

Schools and programs that lead

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science ranked in the top 15% for Undergraduate Engineering (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
  • School of Nursing and Human Physiology’s online master of science in nursing (MSN) administration program ranked 16th best (U.S. News & World Report, 2021)
  • School of Nursing and Human Physiology’s online master of science in nursing (MSN) family nurse practitioner track 9th best specialty program in nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2021)
  • Undergraduate Nursing Program ranked in top 13% in the Nation (US News & World Report, 2023)
  • School of Nursing and Human Physiology's bachelor of science in nursing program (BSN) was ranked #1 in the state of Washington (Nursing Schools Almanac 2021)
  • The School of Business Administration advanced to the top 20% for Undergraduate Business on the strength of our Entrepreneurship, Management, Finance and Accounting programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Other notable rankings for the School of Business Administration include:

An education of value

  • Named to Money’s list of “2020 Best Colleges” based on value 
  • No. 1 Best Value College in Washington (Niche, 2022)

Alumni who give back