Gonzaga University (GU)

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Gonzaga University can be found in Spokane, WA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. GU has an enrollment of over eight thousand students.

Most of the students getting into Gonzaga University earned an SAT score within the range of 1090 - 1290, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 25 - 29. We were able to estimate the Gonzaga University (GU) average GPA (3.42 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 67% of all those who apply are granted admission to GU, from which 24% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at gonzaga.edu.

Overall Gonzaga University (GU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Gonzaga University was reported as 66.5% in Fall 2012 with over 6,990 applications submitted to Gonzaga University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • GU ACT Scores: 25 - 29
  • GU Average GPA: 3.42 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Gonzaga University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Gonzaga University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Gonzaga University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 78.0%
  • 2009-2010: 78.4%
  • 2010-2011: 64.6%
  • 2011-2012: 61.6%
  • 2012-2013: 66.5%
  • Projected GU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.1%

How Does Gonzaga University (GU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for GU is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Whitworth University64.5%
Lewis-Clark State College99.8%
Whitman College57.0%
Walla Walla University92.9%
Eastern Oregon University67.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Gonzaga University (GU) (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score25 - 29
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