Gonzaga University History
Gonzaga University also commonly referred to as GU or Gonzaga is an American private Roman Catholic educational establishment located in Spokane, Washington. The university was established by Joseph Cataldo in 1887 and is named after Aloysius Gonzaga. The university currently enrolls over 7500 students.
Gonzaga University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Gonzaga University offers over 92 major subjects to choose from at the undergraduate level along with 26 graduate programs which are open for both domestic and international students. At the graduate level, the subjects include Business, Education, Engineering, and Law.
Gonzaga University offers programs such as Religious Studies, Mathematics, Language and Literature, Writing, Social Sciences, Law, Engineering, Business, Education, Natural Sciences, Dentistry, Divinity, Theology, Medicine, Nursing, and Veterinary Medicine.
Gonzaga University Campuses
Gonzaga University is based on a suburban campus spread over an area of 152 acres in Spokane, Washington. The university campus is located 800 meters from Spokane downtown on the banks of Spokane River and comprises of 105 buildings.
Gonzaga University offers facilities such as classrooms, lecture halls, laboratories, computer labs and workstations, halls of residence, library, and common areas in addition to stores, cafes, restaurants, sporting facilities, and leisure services on its campus.
Gonzaga University Achievements
Gonzaga University is one of the few institutions to be ranked amongst Princeton Review’s 382 best colleges. In the national rankings, the university is ranked 170th by the Forbes Magazine and 229th in the United States by Times and Wall Street Journal.
Gonzaga University is ranked 79th overall nationally by the US News and World Report whereas the Washington Monthly ranks it 221st in the country.
Gonzaga University USP
Gonzaga University also prepares students for priesthood and offers study abroad programs in Italy, China, Australia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain, the UK, France, and Japan. The university also boasts of average class size of just 23 students with ratio of 11.5:1.
Gonzaga University has an acceptance rate of 65% which makes it an averagely selective institution. The university also offers scholarships, tuition fee and application fee waivers, grants, and financial aid to deserving students.
Gonzaga University Notable Alumni
Robert Sacre (Los Angeles Lakers player), Jeremy Pargo (NBA Player), Kelly Olynyk (Forward for the Miami Heat), and Richie Frahm (NBA Star).
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