Gonzaga Demographics & Diversity

Spokane, Washington

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 students of color. 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 30% more female students than male students enrolled at Gonzaga University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Gonzaga has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Gonzaga University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Gonzaga University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,294
Women 4,269

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Gonzaga serves a high number of out-of-state students with 53% 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 52%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,848 per year

11% 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.

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