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Gonzaga University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Gonzaga University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,945 out of 6,729 applicants or 73% were admitted making Gonzaga University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Gonzaga University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,757 2,972 6,729
Accepted 2,730 2,215 4,945
Acceptance Rate 73% 75% 73%
Enrolled 703 634 1,337
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 29% 27%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Gonzaga University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1065. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1255 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1160 1350
SAT Reading 590 680
SAT Math 570 670
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >82%
1255 to 1350 Avg + 73%-82%
1160 to 1255 Avg - 61%-73%
1065 to 1160 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 1065 Low <48%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 73% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

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 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.



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