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Gonzaga University, Gonzaga School of Business Administration Accounting Programs Profile

Written by AnonymousFebruary 29, 2012
Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University
Spokane, Washington
Gonzaga School of Business Administration, Accounting Department
Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Bachelor of Science Accounting/Master of
Accounting

Gonzaga University's School of Business Administration has an accounting major that offers a challenging curriculum, a knowledgeable faculty and strong connections to employers in the private and public sector. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredits Gonzaga School of Business Administration. The accounting major at Gonzaga strives to develop educated, ethical, well-rounded professionals who will be ready to join the workforce upon graduation. Graduates of the accounting program at Gonzaga University generally have significantly higher pass rates on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam than the national average. Accounting majors have the opportunity to get hands-on experience in forensic accounting by participating in the Justice for Fraud Victims Project, which allows teams of undergraduates to work with Spokane law enforcement to help victims of fraud who do not have the resources to hire a forensic accounting staff. There are approximately 13 scholarships awarded to undergraduate accounting majors annually. Gonzaga University is a Jesuit institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

What's the school's contact information?
Gonzaga University
School of Business Administration
502 East Boone Avenue
Spokane, Washington 99258
Phone: (509) 313-6527
Fax: (509) 313-5780

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $30,440
Room and board: $8,300
Required fees: $498
Books and supplies: $1000

What's the typical student profile?
Gonzaga University has a total enrollment of 4,805 undergraduate students. Of the student population, 47 percent are female and 53 percent are male. Approximately 49 percent of all students are from out of state.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 530-640
Range for SAT Math: 560-660
Range for ACT Composite: 25-59
Average High School GPA: 3.72

Regular application deadline: February 5

Career and placement:
Gonzaga University accounting graduates have an average of 90 percent placement and or promotion rates within 3-6 months of graduation.

Gonzaga University's Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP) matches students with alumni who are professionals in their fields of study. The alumni who participate in GAMP provide mentorship and referrals for current students. Educational trips to Seattle, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Portland are arranged by GAMP members every year for enrolled students.

Gonzaga Career Center provides valuable services and student resources to help students prepare for a successful career in business. Services offered by the career center include resume writing and cover letter workshops, on-campus interviewing and recruiting, a Career Resources Library, Career Seminars, and the university’s Zagtrax, an online job search tool.

All data is as of 2012.