Gonzaga’s Jesuit, Catholic, Humanistic education will challenge and inspire you.
The Religious Studies program at Gonzaga explores the relationship between the Church and different cultures and religions around the globe.
If you’re called to serve God, grow into a leader forged by faith at Gonzaga. Through programs ranging from Catholic Studies to Theology and Leadership, you’ll develop in mind, body, and spirit, and advance the greater good for all.
"At Gonzaga, we were the sculpture and God was the hammer.” Molly Bosch, ’18, reflects on St. Ignatius’ legacy, her Gonzaga journey, and the “Zag moment" that crowned her time here.
GU students learn to celebrate God's glory in all that they do. Those who exemplify service and faith receive the Magis Award, honoring their meaningful contributions to others.
Faith guided graduate Olivia Schneider as she pursued her purpose: advocating for survivors of domestic violence as a Jesuit Volunteer at a women’s crisis center.
Gonzaga prepares students to become agents of justice, hope, and courage in their communities. By exploring religious beliefs in various cultures over time, you’ll gain insight and perspective on how faith influences our world.
In the Catholic, Jesuit and Humanistic traditions, your learning prepares you to work toward a more just world. You’ll cultivate an understanding of what it means to be human, to experience a well-lived life, to find your role in a more humane global community.
Your educational journey expands year by year with these principals of our Core curriculum:
You’ll also uncover the richness of interdisciplinary studies, where courses blend biology and dance, faith and science, politics and literature. All to equip you for the next part of your journey, where purpose and potential evolve.
Our retreats are designed to offer immersive experiences away from campus to rest, renew, recharge, and encounter the divine while having fun with friends in an exciting and enlivened community.
We are dedicated to helping students prepare for lives of service and leadership. Learn more about our Catholic and Jesuit heritage and find resources for your own spiritual development.
People of all religious paths are welcome to join us in prayer and worship. In addition, we help community members connect with other local area places of worship.