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Gonzaga University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

64.8%
Admission Difficulty for Gonzaga University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Gonzaga University? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 4,937 out of 7,613 applicants were admitted making Gonzaga University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. Gonzaga University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1250-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
67%
SAT Scores for Gonzaga University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 640
SAT Math 25th 610
SAT Composite 25th 1250
SAT Scores for Gonzaga University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Estimated Average SAT 1330
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Gonzaga University?

Gonzaga University typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1170. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Gonzaga University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >76%
1330 to 1410 Avg + 65%-76%
1250 to 1330 Avg - 52%-65%
1170 to 1250 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 1170 Low <39%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
26-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
57%
ACT Scores for Gonzaga University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Gonzaga University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
Estimated Average ACT 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Gonzaga University?

Admission data indicates that Gonzaga University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gonzaga University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Gonzaga University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >76%
28 to 30 Avg + 65%-76%
26 to 28 Avg - 52%-65%
24 to 26 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 24 Low <39%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.73
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Gonzaga University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Gonzaga University was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Gonzaga University accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Gonzaga University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 51% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 18% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

68% of Gonzaga University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Gonzaga University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 39%
Top 25% of class 68%
Top 50% of class 95%
Bottom 50% of class 5%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

Gonzaga University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,137 3,476 7,613
Accepted 2,725 2,212 4,937
Acceptance Rate 66% 64% 65%
Enrolled 659 598 1,257
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 27% 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Gonzaga University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Gonzaga University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Gonzaga University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235316 IPEDS survey data for Gonzaga University.