Students tour a raised structure in Zambezi
Making a Global Impact

Students of the World

Challenge and transform yourself in the global classroom, where others teach the lessons.

What Inspires You?

What You'll Learn & Experience

Our mission-based curriculum empowers students make a commitment to the dignity of the human person, social justice, diversity, intercultural competence, global engagement, solidarity with the poor and vulnerable, and care for the planet.

  • Engage with meaningful problems in our local and global communities
  • Become a person who contributes innovative solutions for a better world
  • Prepare yourself to meet the challenges associated with globalization
  • Challenge and expand your perspectives and global understandings when you choose one of Gonzaga's many study abroad opportunities

The Gonzaga Difference

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:

  • Understanding and creating
  • Being and becoming
  • Caring and doing
  • Imagining the possible

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.

Gonzaga in Florence students serve as 'Mud Angels' during the Florentine Flood in the 1960s