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Gonzaga Demographics & Diversity

Spokane, Washington

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Gonzaga are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Gonzaga University students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 1%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 34% more female students than male students enrolled at Gonzaga University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Gonzaga has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Gonzaga University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Gonzaga University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,103
Women 4,150

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Gonzaga serves a high number of out-of-state students with 54% of the student body residing outside of Washington or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Gonzaga University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 47%
Out of State 51%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,848 per year

15% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3%
Part time Undergrads 1.1%

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