Undergraduate Dates & Deadlines

We want you to be a Zag.

First-year applicants should apply using the Common Application. Transfer applicants should apply using Gonzaga's Transfer Application.

Important Admission and Financial Aid Deadlines

First-Year Students

Application Deadline for Fall  December 1
Financial Aid Priority Date (FAFSA, WASFA, Need Analysis)
*submissions are welcomed after February 1
February 1*
Late Consideration Deadline for Fall  February 1
Admission Decision Notification for Fall Late February
Application Deadline - Spring Semester
(decisions are sent on a rolling basis)
November 15

Transfer Students**

Priority Application Deadline - Fall Semester March 1
FAFSA Priority Deadline* March 1
Final Application Deadline - Fall Semester June 1
Application Deadline - Spring Semester November 15

*Important Note on Financial Aid:

  • FAFSA - We encourage families to submit  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as it is available in December. The FAFSA Filing Priority Consideration Date for first-year students is February 1, but later submissions are welcomed. Filing the FAFSA may qualify students for institutional, state, and federal funding. Gonzaga's Federal School Code is 003778.
  • WASFA - Undocumented students from Washington state are encouraged to complete the free Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA)
  • NEED ANALYSIS - Undocumented students from other states should complete the Need Analysis Form.

**Transfer applications are admitted on a rolling admission basis, and admission decisions are mailed within three weeks of receiving all required materials. Transfer applications received after the posted admission deadlines will be considered only if space is available.

Contact the Office of Admission

502 E. Boone Avenue