Gonzaga University

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Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University
motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
founding 1887
Sponsorship Catholic Church
place Spokane , WA / USA
President aI Thayne McCulloh
Students 7637
Professors 354
Website gonzaga.edu/
Administration Building main entrance
St. Aloysius Church on campus

The Gonzaga University is a private university in Spokane in the US state of Washington . It is a Jesuit university and one of 28 member universities of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities . 6,375 students are currently enrolled.


Gonzaga University was founded in 1887 by Father Joseph Cataldo, a priest from Italy. The university is named after Aloisius von Gonzaga .


The Gonzaga University sports teams are called the Bulldogs . The university is a member of the West Coast Conference . The small college is well known throughout the country for its basketball team. Gonzaga University has also produced several NBA players.


Basketball player

American football player


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Coordinates: 47 ° 40'2 "  N , 117 ° 24'8.5"  W.