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Journalism at Gonzaga University

Journalism is one of the majors in the communication & journalism program at Gonzaga University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Gonzaga ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in journalism.

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Journalism Degrees Available at Gonzaga

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

Gonzaga Journalism Rankings

The bachelor's program at Gonzaga was ranked #47 on College Factual's Best Schools for journalism list. It is also ranked #1 in Washington.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Journalism Colleges for Veterans 62
Highest Paid Journalism Graduates 62
Best Value Colleges for Journalism 149

Popularity of Journalism at Gonzaga

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Gonzaga University handed out 15 bachelor's degrees in journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #120 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 53% over the previous year when 32 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Journalism Graduates from Gonzaga Make?

Salary of Journalism Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at Gonzaga is $20,700. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $30,000 for all journalism students.


How Much Student Debt Do Journalism Graduates from Gonzaga Have?

Student Debt of Journalism Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Gonzaga, journalism students borrow a median amount of $24,645 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $23,488 for all journalism majors across the country.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the journalism program at Gonzaga is $256 per month.

Gonzaga Journalism Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at Gonzaga University.

Gonzaga Journalism Bachelor’s Program

The journalism program at Gonzaga awarded 15 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 33% of these degrees went to men with the other 67% going to women.

Gonzaga Gender Breakdown of Journalism Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Gonzaga are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 80% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Gonzaga University with a bachelor's in journalism.

Ethnic Diversity of Journalism Majors at Gonzaga University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Journalism

Journalism students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Broadcast Journalism 9
General Journalism 6

Related Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Journalism (Other) 39
Public Relations & Advertising 28
Communication & Media Studies 26

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