Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA 99258
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Gonzaga University is one of the twenty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Spokane.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,506 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,257 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,182 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 94%). Every year 87% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Gonzaga University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $40,540, and fees were $790. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $40,540 and $790 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students7,506
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate94%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 74
Master's degree 26 154
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 4
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1927 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
11/01/1952 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1180 to 1350
ACT26 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,110/credit
In State Students$1,110/credit
Out of State Students$1,110/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$955/credit
In State Students$955/credit
Out of State Students$955/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $49,950 $49,950 $49,950
ADN 70 $77,700 $77,700 $77,700
BSN 125 $138,750 $138,750 $138,750
FNP 50 $47,750 $47,750 $47,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Gonzaga University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 11% $4,277
Other Federal Grant 9% $1,256
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $8,777
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $20,118
Federal Student Loans 48% $6,253
Private Loans 4% $15,430


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$23,989
$30,001 to $48,000$25,291
$48,001 to $75,000$29,798
$75,001 to $110,000$33,072
Over $110,000$35,890

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.
Gonzaga University
E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258

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