Gonzaga’s Jesuit, Catholic, Humanistic education will challenge and inspire you.
We believe that a more just world is not only a possibility — it’s a responsibility. It’s up to you — your tenacity, courage, and energy — to turn conviction into action for the good of all.
Katie Moore (’17) found that the power of a single word could shift perceptions of people with disabilities.
Two English department faculty encouraged freshmen to advocate for charities around the world using a nontraditional method: video essays.
Finding solutions. Advocating for equity. Inspiring others. Translating belief into action. Your Jesuit education at Gonzaga prepares you to do all of these. You’ll have opportunities to deepen your understanding of social justice both inside and outside of the classroom. Whether through application of concepts from your major and the University Core Curriculum or through focused study through our Solidarity and Social Justice minor, you’ll learn:
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.
We know there's something big in store for you. This is where you'll find it.
At Gonzaga, you'll connect your passion with a purpose.