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Military and Veteran Students

For many service members and veterans, Gonzaga’s commitment to educating for lives of leadership and service for the common good draws them to GU.

Application Process

We understand the importance of offering support to prospective students, new students, and enrolled students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get more insight through our frequently asked questions regarding the Student Veterans Center and program.

Why Veterans Choose Gonzaga

Gonzaga University is committed to supporting members of our military, military spouses and veterans.

Military and Veteran Stories

Recent Stories

A Leader in Making Life Better

The retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel started the John R. Black Army ROTC Scholarship at...

Back to the Bulldog Battalion

The story of Lieutenant Colonel Ed Rodriguez ('98), who has experienced the Bulldog Battalion as a...

The Courage to Lead the Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Alan Westfield, Ph.D., is often the first point of contact for...

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Gonzaga University Designated Military Friendly

The Silver Military Friendly School designation affirms Gonzaga’s commitment to its student veterans and its investment in support programs, services and resources that lead to meaningful graduation, retention, financial and job placement outcomes.

Learn more about the 2023–24 Military Friendly School list.

Facts & Figures


Best Cities for Veterans (VeteransUnited, 2020)


Master's degrees offered

Top 19%

Among National Universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)


Graduates employed or pursuing higher degrees (2018)

Transfer, Veteran & Returning Adult Services

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