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A Life in Balance

Promoting Active Living

The connection between human experience and the natural world inspires many of our students to serve as stewards for both planetary and personal health. Zags exemplify this commitment to the well-being of all, for present and future generations.

What Inspires You?

What You'll Learn

The Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, "care for the whole person," comes to life in an education that helps you create a productive, purposeful, and active life in a healthy world.

  • Sharp analytical skills, knowledge of scientific principles, and a firm grasp of the research process
  • Sustainability as it relates to many fields—because respect for the planet is vital to our mission, spirituality, and future
  • How to become a professional who promotes participation in sports and physical activity throughout your life


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.

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Experience what it means to Be A Zag.

We know there's something big in store for you. This is where you'll find it.